TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Crabmeat Day

The whitest, biggest chunks of crab—known as Jumbo Lump crabmeat—are also the priciest.   How can you celebrate National Crabmeat Day and still have change to spare? Here’s the secret: Those pretty puffs of lump white crabmeat on the buffet are up to three times the price of the darker body crabmeat. But the darker…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bake Shamrock Cookies For St. Patrick’s Day

Bite me, I’m Irish. Shamrock cookies from Elenis.com.   Make St. Pat’s cookies: You’ve got plenty of time to find a shamrock cookie cutter before the St. Patrick’s Day festivities begin. Then, bake up a batch of delicious butter cookies. If you don’t have a shamrock cookie cutter, you can default to regular shapes with…
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RECIPE: “Dublin Delight” St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail

Skip the green beer, have a green Grey Goose cocktail, the “Dublin Delight.”   Don’t color the beer green at your St. Patrick’s Day party. Let the beer drinkers enjoy fine craft beer in the golden color it should be. Those who want a vodka cocktail can go green with a Dublin Delight from Grey…
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Pound Cake Day

[1] Strawberry shortcake pound cake: Bake the cake in a loaf pan, slice it horizontally, and the strawberries and whipped cream. Here’s the recipe (photo © The Baker Chick). [2] Pistachio chocolate chip pound cake bundt. Here’s the recipe (photo © King Arthur Flour). [3] In the summer, add fresh berries to the batter. Here’s…
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Mulled Wine Day

[1] A cinnamon stick for garnish is optional. Here’s a recipe from Gimme Some Oven (photo © Gimme Some Oven). [2] We drink mulled wine from glass mugs (photo © Bodum). If you have stemmed glasses, now’s the time to bring them out (photo © Edward Howell | Unsplash). Mulled wine with dried fruit (photo…
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