TIP OF THE DAY: Delicious Lamb Salad Recipe

You’ve enjoyed Chef’s Salad and Cobb Salad, with chicken or turkey, ham and bacon. Why not a beef salad, lamb salad or pork salad? Americans have not sufficiently mastered the art of blending meats and vegetables into delicious salads. Take a tip from Thailand and combine lamb (or beef, or pork) and asparagus into a…
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RECIPE: Salsa-Baked Cheese

Celebrate National Salsa Month with Salsa- Baked Cheese. Photo courtesy FronteraFiesta.com. For National Salsa Month, try a new way to use salsa. This is salsa’s answer to baked Brie: fresh goat cheese or cream cheese topped with a flavorful salsa and baked until warm. It’s from Chef Rick Bayless of FronteraFiesta.com. Serve Salsa-Baked Cheese with…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Salsa Month

Photo by Bluestocking | IST. May is National Salsa Month, honoring America’s most popular condiment: Since the early 1991, more salsa has been sold than ketchup! Salsa is the Spanish word for a sauce of finely chopped vegetables, that dates back to the ancient Aztecs. Red salsas are tomato-based, green salsas are tomatillo-based and there…
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CINCO DE MAYO: Frozen Cranberry Margarita

What does cranberry juice have to do with Mexican cuisine? Nothing: There are no cranberry bogs in Mexico. But in the name of fusion, you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Frozen Cranberry Margarita. It uses antioxidant-packed unsweetened cranberry juice as a healthy mixer:   FROZEN CRANBERRY MARGARITA RECIPE Ingredients 6 ounces tequila 6…
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COCKTAIL RECIPE: Mint Julep

A traditional mint julep (photo courtesy Arch Rock Fish | San Diego). [2] You don’t need silver julep glasses. A rocks glass is just fine (photo courtesy Distilled New York ).   There’s no better way to watch the Kentucky Derby on Saturday than with a mint julep in your hand. A mint julep is…
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