TIP OF THE DAY: Chicken Sausage

Turn a Waldorf Salad, made with apples and walnuts, into a Sausage Waldorf with apple chicken sausage. Photo courtesy AlFrescoAllNatural.com. Most of us reach for pork sausage at the supermarket—it’s what we grew up with. But demand for healthier foods has created a robust business in chicken sausage. Just by switching to chicken over pork…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Better Burgers

Start with the right meat. These burgers are from Ottomanelli Brothers. It’s National Hamburger Month! While most of us love burgers, many of us don’t know how to cook them properly. For example, making dense patties and pressing down on them as they cook is a sure way to get a less-juicy burger. And while…
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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: Turf & Turf (Steak & Goat Cheese)

Gourmet cheese steak. Photo courtesy Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery. Here’s a simple idea but delicious to garnish a plain grilled strip steak with a dense creamy, aged artisan goat cheese and a fig demi-glaze. Think of it as a gourmet cheese steak. The recipe, courtesy of Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, uses the Creamery’s…
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PRODUCT: “Bacon Is The New Black” Tee Shirt

The shirt says it all (and is a unique gift for bacon-loving friends). Bacon lovers: Here’s your chance to wear your heart on your sleeve (or more precisely, your chest). San Francisco chef/butcher Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats creates tee shirts that celebrate his products. “Bacon Is The New Black” is a shirt that will…
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