RECIPE: Wolfgang Puck’s Lobster Cobb Salad

June 15th is National Lobster Day, so buy a few crustaceans and get creative! How about dressing one of America’s favorite salads with lobster instead of chicken? Here’s a Lobster Cobb Salad recipe from Chef Wolfgang Puck. LOBSTER COBB SALAD RECIPE Ingredients 2 heads romaine lettuce cut into thin strips 2 heads watercress 1 pound…
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PRODUCT: All About Cinnamon

Ground cinnamon—or is it cassia? Photo courtesy McCormick.   A bit of news that may surprise you: The spice you know as cinnamon—the one you sprinkle on sugared toast and into cookie and cake batters; the one that adds depth to curries and bite to marinades—is not real cinnamon at all! In fact it’s from…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Whozu? Yuzu! Daiquiri! Recipe!

Add tangy yuzu juice to your next daiquirí for an new twist on a classic. You’llneed to garnish with lime, though: It’stough to find fresh yuzu.   July 19th is National Daiquirí Day. While we have a traditional Daiquirí recipe below, the Yuzu Daiquirí is poised to be a new favorite. Buy yuzu juice (an…
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TIDBITS: The Truth About Daurade (Dorade)

Dorade, a popular fish with an identity crisis. It is variously called daurade, dorade, porgy, sea bream, tai, zeebrasem and other names. [1] Photo courtesy La Tienda. [2] Cooked with black olives (photo courtesy Payard). [3] The raw fish, with a scrumptious recipe that includes cherry tomatoes, lemon and parsley, from Plate Du Jour.  …
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Pound Cake Day

Top: Vanilla pound cake with a lemon glaze from Spice Islands. Bottom: Cut view of a similar recipe from Baked NYC.   A pound cake is a loaf cake, although some people make them in Bundt pans. The original pound cake, buttery and moist, recipe was made with one pound each of butter, flour, sugar…
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