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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RECIPE: Caprese Breakfast Sandwich For National Sandwich Month

[1] Open-face Caprese sandwich for breakfast or brunch (photos #1 and #4 © Stella Cheese). [2] Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil are the components of “everything” Caprese. Check out the recipes (photo © S Vario Photo | Panther Media). [3] The same concept turns into crostini for snacks or cocktails. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo).…
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JULY 4TH: The Easiest Recipes For Breakfast & Cocktails

[1] The easiest July 4th waffles (photo © Amoretti). [2] The easiest July 4th charcuterie plate (photo © Di Bruno Bros).   If you didn’t get enough July 4th recipes from our post last week, here are two more. Both couldn’t be easier.     Breakfast Waffles Just drop blueberries and raspberries into the honeycomb…
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RECIPE: French Toast Sundae – Stuffed French Toast

We prefer French toast to pancakes and waffles. The texture and the flavor of good bread, as opposed to the wheatiness of the latter. For Mother’s Day, we’re making this recipe from DeLallo: Raspberry Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast with Balsamic Glaze. That’s a mouthful, and so is the three-decker French toast napoleon or sundae. The…
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RECIPE: Weekend Brunch Bagel Platter

What’s up for Sunday Brunch? Our favorite is a bagels and lox platter. There’s no cooking involved! This Lox and Bagel Board was created by Sherry Brubaker of the farm-to-table food blog: Backyard Bohemian. Sherry is a wife and mom of three, who went into the culinary industry after serving and earning a Combat Action…
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