TIP OF THE DAY: Substitute Shrimp In A Lobster Roll

[1] (photo courtesy Kindred Restaurant) [2] Wild-caught gulf shrimp (photo courtesy I Love Blue Sea | Vital Choice). [3] Raw whole shrimp (photo courtesy Mercato).   It’s National Shrimp Day. One of the easiest ways to celebrate: Make yourself a shrimp roll. The photo, which may appear to be a lobster roll, actually contains whole…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Chabaso Bakery Artisan Bread Gift

[1] Rustic Double Pumpkin Loaf is white whole wheat dough mixed with pumpkin purée and topped with pumpkin seeds. [2] Ready for snacking and dessert: cocoa-flavored whole wheat dough with chocolate chunks and dried cherries (photos courtesy Chabaso Bakery).   Is Mom a bread lover? How about sending her some specialty artisan breads for Mother’s…
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FOOD FUN: PB&J Burger With Ice Cream (Really!)

[1] A PB&J Burger with vanilla ice cream. It’s a popular menu item with both children and adults (photo courtesy Slater’s 50/50).   If you’re a burger person and an adventurous eater, here’s an idea from Slater’s 50/50, a burger gastropub with locations in Southern California, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Dallas. The restaurant is known…
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RECIPE: Grilled Cheese Caprese with Balsamic Syrup Drizzle



FOOD FUN: Stuffed Bagel Buns Baking Kit

We first encountered petite stuffed bagels at a trade show, some 10 years ago. Made by a Canadian company, they were a delight for the eyes. They were not the traditional two halves of a bagel with cream cheese, but a dome shape with cream cheese piped inside. They tasted the same as a traditional…
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