TIP OF THE DAY: Eat More Fish With Sashimi Salad

If you want to eat more fish but don’t like cooking it, here’s an easy idea: sashimi salad. Just toss sliced fish over greens. Instead of opening a can or searing the fish tataki-style (briefly seared), sashimi salad is an easy alternative. A decade ago one of our favorite neighborhood sushi bars closed, taking with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cooking In Parchment, Or “En Papillote”

Today is the first-ever National Parchment Day, celebrated on the last Wednesday of June to bring awareness to those who have not yet discovered the joy of working with culinary parchment. The holiday was created by PaperChef, a leading producer of premium culinary parchment. The right way to declare a holiday is to submit a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bouquet Of Crudités

At every party and dinner, we have a basket of crudités as a better-for- you option and for those with dietary constraints. For Mother’s Day, we’re adding some flower power with this Bouquet Of Crudités from Hidden Valley, Hidden Valley serves them with their Original Ranch Dressing; we’re making a nonfat yogurt dip. RECIPE #1:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Riced Cauliflower, Cauliflower Rice & Recipe

[1] There’s no rice involved here: This mushroom “risotto” was made by HealthyFellow.com from riced cauliflower. Here’s the recipe. [2] The JoyLoop brand is sold at Good Eggs in San Francisco—perhaps the most wonderful food purveyor in the U.S.—and other brands are sold nationwide. [3] In the U.K., CauliRice.com sells plain cauliflower rice, plus Indian,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Mussels At Home

One of our favorite bistro foods is Moules Marinières (mool marin-yair), Sailor-Style Mussels. The mussels are steamed in a flavorful broth, to which they add their briny juice. We recently had a pot of the classic dish at Restaurant Dominique in Greenwich Village—a handsome room with big windows facing charming West Village streets. We not…
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