RECIPE: A Special Corn Chowder Recipe For National Clam Chowder Day

[1] A hearty meal: corn chowder topped with a fish fillet (photos #1 and #2 and recipe © Sylvia Fountaine | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] A view in the pan. [3] Clam chowder served in a bread bowl is a popular restaurant preparation. Here’s how to make a bread bowl (photo © Arch Rock Fish…
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RECIPE: Chicken & Sausage Gumbo For National Gumbo Day

Hey, gumbo fans: October 12th is National Gumbo Day. It’s a nice opportunity that isn’t Mardi Gras or a big football game to talk about gumbo—a warm, comforting dish that’s just right for fall and winter weather. To celebrate National Gumbo Day, Zatarain’s Smoked Sausage has released its official gumbo recipe for 2020. It’s a…
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RECIPE: Tri-Color Gazpacho & Gazpacho Garnishes

For us, there’s nothing better than a bowl of chilled gazpacho on a hot summer day. Gazpacho is a cold raw vegetable soup, that originated in Andalusia, the southernmost region of Spain. There are many variations based on local ingredients and preferences. Over the centuries, fruits were added to the vegetables. (Chilled fruit soup without…
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RECIPE: Italian Fusion Clam Chowder With Gnocchi & Pancetta

National Clam Chowder Day is February 25th. There’s also National New England Clam Chowder Day on January 21st, a recipe with a cream base. But there’s no Manhattan Clam Chowder Day, a chowder with a tomato base, or Rhode Island Clam Chowder Day, made with a clear broth. For today, here’s a fun fusion food:…
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RECIPE: Romesco Soup, Bright Red For Valentine’s Day

We’re making dinner at home on Valentine’s Day. Every course is a shade of red or pink (and in one case, purple grilled cabbage steak). The Romesco Soup for the second course is bright red, like Romesco Sauce, whose ingredients, including ground peppers, garlic, and almonds, are included in the soup. It’s packed with flavor,…
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