FOOD HOLIDAY: The History Of Corned Beef Hash For National Corned Beef Hash Day

September 27th is National Corned Beef Hash Day. When life gives you corned beef, make corned beef hash. Hash is a mixture of foods cut into small pieces. The term derives from the French hacher (ah-SHAY), which means “to chop.” To make corned beef hash, the chopped beef is typically mixed with chopped onions, diced…
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RECIPE: Chickpea Toast Instead Of Avocado Toast

[1] Delicious, nutritious chickpea toast (photo © Betsy Haley For Salt & Honey Catering). [2] Dried chickpeas will expand to twice their weight. These are from America’s leading provider of artisan beans, Rancho Gordo (photo © Rancho Gordo). [3] Green chickpeas in the pod (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   Move over, avocado…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Plate Rim Garnishes, Plus Dipping Waffles For National Waffle Day

  RIM GARNISHES We’d long wanted a set of wide-rim bowls (photo #1) that the better restaurants we patronize use to serve pasta, soup and other foods. The presentation never ceases to delight—especially when garnishes or decoration are set atop the wide rim. We listened to all the reasons why these bowls were not a…
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