FOOD FUN: Sushi Donuts For National Donut Day

[1] Sushi donuts can be filled and topped with anything you like. Express your outer sushi artist with different toppings, artistically presented. Here’s how to start, from A Side Of Sweet. [2] Vegetarian sushi donuts, above with orange carrot, purple carrot, radish and black sesame seeds. Here’s the recipe from Two Spoons, as well as…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Filet Mignon Eggs Benedict

If you’re near a Fleming’s Steakhouse (there are locations nationwide), you can celebrate Father’s Day with Filet Mignon Eggs Benedict (photo #1). It’s a meat-lovers riff on the classic Eggs Benedict, which is Canadian bacon, a poached egg and hollandaise sauce on an English muffin (photo #2). Fleming’s Eggs Benedict has filet mignon, sautéed spinach…
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RECIPE: Mediterranean Chicken With Olives

[1] Yum, yum: Mediterranean chicken with kalamata olives (both photos courtesy DeLallo). [2] A more conventional spelling is kalamata (transliterated from the Greek alphabet). Regardless of the spelling, these extra-large, pitted kalamata/calamata olives from DeLallo are great.   June 1st was National Olive Day. This year, it fell on the weekend, when we often don’t…
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RECIPE: Minted Pea Soup For Spring

[1] Minted pea soup from John Woodhouse (recipe below; photos #1 and #2 courtesy John Woodhouse). [2] Fresh spring peas give a flavor to the soup that frozen peas cannot. [3] You can use half-and-half or heavy cream. See the footnote below (†) for the difference between half-and-half, light cream and heavy cream (photo courtesy…
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