RECIPE: Spiced Stout Waffles For Father’s Day

Go back a couple of centuries and you’ll find that many people in Europe and America, including children, drank beer for breakfast because local water supplies were frequently contaminated. While your municipality takes care that no disease-producing microbes are in your tap water, you can still have beer for breakfast. Put it in your waffles!…
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GIFT: Meat Of The Month Club

Top-quality cooked and cured meats monthly. Capicola from DeLallo.com.   Need a special gift for your favorite carnivore? Murray’s Meat of the Month Club will send a monthly treat of the finest cooked or cured artisan meats. Each month you or your giftee will receive Murray’s choicest selections: cooked and cured meats, whole and encased…
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FOOD FUN: Bacon Rose Bouquet Recipe

Mom gets flowers for Mother’s Day; perhaps Dad would prefer a bacon bouquet. It’s easy to make 12 long-stemmed bacon roses. Here’s a video from the National Pork Board that shows how to make bacon roses.   RECIPE: BACON ROSES Ingredients For 12 Bacon Roses 12 strips of bacon 24 toothpicks 12 stems from plastic…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gin Cocktails For Father’s Day

A gimlet: gin, lime juice and sugar. Photo courtesy Gallo.   How about a gin cocktail party for Father’s Day? You can serve your guests the five classic gin cocktails: Gimlet, Gin Fizz, Gin & Tonic, Gin Rickey and Martini. For a mocktail, a pitcher of limeade does nicely (a few dashes of bitters makes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory French Toast

Saturday was always “French Toast for breakfast day” in our family. It was always sweet, with real maple syrup and fresh fruit. So when we came across this recipe for savory French Toast from Castello Cheese (which used its Aged Havarti in the recipe), we picked the following Saturday (yesterday) to give it a try.…
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