TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Watermelon Boat

Put your fruit salad or munchies in a watermelon boat. Photo courtesy Old World Gourmet.   Have you ever carved a watermelon basket? The simple watermelon boat shown in the photo is a charming presentation. Most people fill it with fruit salad, but you can create rows of assorted munchies: cheese cubes, crudites, fruit, salami…
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RECIPE: Gourmet Cheeseburger Hot Pockets

There’s a cheeseburger and pickles inside the pocket! Photo courtesy Steakhouse Elite.   Maximize the fun and minimize the drips with this recipe for homemade hot pockets from Steakhouse Elite. RECIPE: CHEESEBURGER POCKETS Ingredients For Four Pockets 1 pound ground beef 4 slices cheese, your choice ¼ cup minced sweet onion 1/8 teaspoon ground black…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Hot Dog Recipes For Labor Day

A hot dog Boston-style, topped with baked beans, crumbled bacon and chopped red onion. Photo courtesy Applegate.   If you didn’t whip up some gourmet hot dogs on July 23rd, National Hot Dog Day, Labor Day Weekend is another opportunity to strut your hot dog stuff. In case you’re thinking chili cheese dogs, corn dogs…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Hot Dog Recipes

The Atlanta Dog: just peachy! Photo courtesy Applegate.   If you own a grill, chances are you’ll be using it this weekend to make hot dogs and other favorites. For a gourmet hot dog experience, Applegate Organic and Natural Meats—whose hot dogs count among our favorites—has provided some very special recipes. Here are 13 recipes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Burger Bar, Diversity Burgers

A turkey burger Caribbean-style, topped with a grilled pineapple slice. Photo courtesy Kikkoman.   America is burger crazy: Burgers are our most popular food. And those burgers are usually beef. But there are other burgers, equally delicious: bison, grain (usually sprouted), lamb, legume (black beans, lentils), turkey and veggie burgers. The next time you cook…
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