America’s Favorite Sandwich: It’s National Sandwich Month!

What’s your favorite sandwich? Maybe you have several. So enjoy them all: August is National Sandwich Month. And try something new, too. Check out our Sandwich Glossary for inspiration. There are quite a few different “Top 10” favorite sandwich lists online. We looked them over, and think that the one from YouGov may best reflect…
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Avocado Toast Recipes For National Avocado Day

[1] Hass avocados have the creamy flesh needed for mashing (photos #1, #2, #3, and #4 © ACC Art Books). [2] Three avocado toast recipes: something for everyone (or, all three for everyone!). [3] Caren Rideau’s Terra y Vino Dry Riesling is a perfect match with her avocado toast. [4] Caren Rideau: Kitchen Designer, Vintner,…
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Silver Hills Bakery & The Delight & Benefit Of Sprouted Bread

Sprouted bread is typically a product sold in natural food stores. In our little municipality—the island of Manhattan—the supermarkets are very small and you have to go to a natural foods store to find anything sprouted. Fortunately, we have more than a few Whole Foods Markets which carry sprouted breads (check both the fresh bread…
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Savory Olive Oil Loaf Cake Recipe For National Olive Day

June 1st is National Olive Day, celebrating what is likely the second-earliest-cultivated fruit (figs were first). The history of olives is below. Our featured recipe, created by Colavita Olive Oil, is called a “savory loaf cake.” It’s made with a combination of AP flour and cornmeal, plus olives and olive oil. As a bonus: cheese!…
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Biscuits With Appetizers For National Biscuit Day

May 29th is National Biscuit Day, the first biscuit holiday until December 14th, National Biscuits & Gravy Day. Today’s tip: Serve biscuits instead of other breads or crackers with appetizer plates, cheese boards, dips, spreads, and specialties like Baked Brie (photos #1, #2, and #3). Whether warm from the oven or room temperature, they’re that…
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