TIP OF THE DAY: Eat Your Water ~ Foods With The Highest Water Content

[1] The champion: Cucumbers are 97% water, the most of any food (photo © Sun Basket). [2] It’s easy to carry celery sticks—95% water—to munch on for added hydration (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Tomatoes are 95% water. These are home-grown tomatoes: Have soil, will plant (photo © Bonnie Plants)! [4] Watermelon is 91% water.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Vermouth

[1] A Dry Martini, stylish served at Dante Restaurant in New York City. Here’s the classic Martini recipe (photo © Dante). [2] Add a splash to soups. Here’s the recipe for this Manhattan Clam Chowder from Eat To Love (photo © Eat To Love). [3] Homemade fig jam. Here’s the recipe from Set The Table…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Cook Lobster

This guide to boiling live lobster is from Joe Bowab, CEO of Lobster Anywhere, which ships whole live lobsters and frozen lobster tails and other parts nationwide. Lobster, “the king of crustaceans,” is the most luxurious seafood. For us, it’s often the reason many lobster lovers head to a restaurant. But if it’s just steamed,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How Long To Boil Eggs & Lots Of Egg Recipes

May is National Egg Month (the first week in April is National Egg Salad Week). So how about a boiling-time chart from Good Eggs, below? Also check out our Egg Glossary, and see how many different types of eggs you’ve had. There are 10 options in chicken eggs alone! Before you get to the chart…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Compound Butter Enhances Any Recipe That Uses Butter

Want to become a more impressive cook instantly? Use compound butter! Also known as finishing butter, or beurre composé in French, it’s unsalted butter that has been blended with seasonings. There are endless variations. Escoffier published 35 combinations in 1903, and cuisine has evolved in many directions since his classic renderings of anchovy butter and…
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