TIP OF THE DAY: Cheese Ball Recipes For National Cheese Ball Day

[1] Here’s another recipe with pecans: a Pimento-Pecan Cheese Ball (photo © Wisconsin Cheese). [2] Mini cheese balls in phyllo cups. Here’s the recipe from A Spicy Perspective (photo © A Spicy Perspective). [3] Mini cheese balls with pretzel sticks. Here’s the recipe from Five Heart Home (photo © Five Heart Home).   April 17th…
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FOOD FUN: Pink Crudités (Raw Vegetables)

For a low-calorie, high-visual Valentine’s Day plate, how about pink crudités? Specialty produce purveyor Sid Wainer created this beauty with: Breakfast radishes and conventional radishes Chioggia beets (photo #2) Purple potatoes (cooked) Red/purple endive (photo #4) Red jacket potatoes (cooked) Red onion (pickled garnish for dip) Watermelon radishes (photo #4)   You can also add:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Crudo, Low-Calorie Raw Fish

[1] Tuna and salmon crudo, simply garnished (photo © Elea | NYC). [2] Like a painting: salmon crudo from Mihoko’s 21 Grams | NYC. [3] Creative plating: avocado, pink grapefruit, hamachi and garnish of microgreen and radish (photo © Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse| NYC). [4] Add some salad on the side or on top (photo ©…
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