TIP OF THE DAY: Teriyaki, Beyond Japanese Food

Teriyaki is a Japanese cooking technique in which foods are broiled or grilled with a glaze of mirin*, saké, soy sauce and sugar†. Proportions vary according to recipe: You can create a more sweet or more savory sauce, a thicker or a thinner sauce. Here‘s a basic teriyaki sauce recipe. The alcohol in the glaze…
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TIP OF THE DAY: More Modern Surf & Turf Ideas … Plus Spring Peas

National Surf & Turf Day falls on February 29th. Why would anyone choose to celebrate this tasty holiday only once every four years? That honor should go to, say, National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day, which happens to be today’s holiday (April 21st). Or how Kitchen Klutzes of America Day (June 13th), or Cheese Sacrifice Purchase…
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TIP OF THE DAY: One-Pan Main & Side

Our pots and pans don’t go into the dishwasher: They need to be hand-washed. While hot sudsy water and a Scrub Daddy do the job, we wouldn’t overlook the opportunity to save our manicure. So we were all ears when Good Eggs sent us this recipe to cook the main and the side in one…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Jeff’s Famous Jerky

We’ve had Top Pick jerkys before, but they are few and far between. Even small-batch artisan brands can be too tough for us, and/or leave remnants of gristle. Not so with Jeff’s Famous Jerky. Each variety we tried was melt-in-your-mouth tender, with exquisite flavor. When you can say jerky has exquisite flavor, you know you’ve…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Smithfield Spiral Sliced Ham For Easter

Why do we eat ham at Easter? The answer is below. But eat we do! Smithfield sent THE NIBBLE its latest flavor, Smokehouse Reserve Baked Apple Spiced Spiral Sliced Ham (the flavor refers to the glaze packets that are included. Weighing in at more than five pounds, we served it last night at our monthly…
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