FOOD FUN: Tuna Tartare Or Salmon Tartare, Korean BBQ-Style

[1] Mix the tartare, spoon it into the center of a romaine leaf, roll and enjoy (photo © Ardor Restaurant | Los Angeles). [2] Sashimi-grade tuna loin (photo © Sea Delight). [3] Look for baby romaine. You want something smaller than the large romaine leaves (photo © Good Eggs). [4] Quail eggs (photo © To…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pavlova Dessert For Passover & Easter

If you’ve ever seen individual meringue cups/shells in a bakery and wondered what they are: They’re the base of Pavlovas*. Light and airy, they are filled with fruit to make an impressive gluten-free and fat-free dessert (photo #2). Pavlova is quick-assembly dessert that’s impressive and low-calorie. It consists of a meringue base topped with fresh…
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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: Turkey Chorizo

Love spicy sausage but have been told to avoid the cholesterol? How about turkey chorizo? Made by family-run Diestel Turkey Ranch, it has lots of flavor and less calories, cholesterol and sodium* than conventional pork or beef chorizo. Whether in a Cinco de Mayo recipe or everyday breakfast burritos or scrambled eggs, it has only…
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