RECIPE: Hot Feta Dip For Greek Independence Day

[1] A hot feta dip, with a bit of honey and thyme (photos #1, #2 and #3 © Murray’s Cheese). [2] You can serve it with as many accompaniments as you like. [3] Greek feta cheese. See the footnote* for an eye-opener about feta. [4] Dried herbs are convenient, but there’s nothing like the flavor…
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RECIPE: Beet Hummus & The History Of Beets

[1] Beet hummus, a passionate red purple for Spring, Easter, Mother’s Day, Christmas and Valentine’s Day (photo © California Olive Ranch). [2] Add some equally bright crudites: colored cauliflower florets, multicolor cherry tomatoes, and crinkle-cut carrots, below (photo © Sid Wainer). [3] Instead of buying baby carrots which often have little flavor, buy standard carrots…
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RECIPE: Duck Fat French Fries

National French Fry Day is July 19th, but this recipe is winter comfort food. Duck fat fries are a special treat, beloved among chefs. They’re a great accompaniment to grilled meat, roasted chicken, and yes, duck. In this recipe the fries are pan baked, resulting in a crisp duck fat crunch and an aromatic blend…
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RECIPE: Cranberry Salsa For Thanksgiving & Christmas

Try this seasonal spin on salsa: Switch out the tomatoes and garlic for cranberries and apples. Low in calories and gluten free, you can keep it in the fridge for snacking or as a general condiment: mixed into yogurt for breakfast or lunch, as a creamy dip with the yogurt, as a salad dressing with…
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