TIP OF THE DAY: No-Cook Fresh Tomato Sauce

Whether you grow your own tomatoes or live near a supply of farm-grown beauties, put the summer abundance of fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes to use with this no-cook tomato sauce for pasta and pizza. We often make this recipe when we come across a lot of very ripe tomatoes, priced to sell. The recipe is from DeLallo,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Produce Selection Tips ~ How To Pick The Best Fruits & Vegetables

Nature gives us much fresh produce in the summer, but selecting perfectly ripe fruits and vegetables isn’t always second nature to us. There is no uniform rule for choosing the best. Some produce should be stored in the fridge, others not. Sometimes a bit of stem attached is a good sign, sometimes not. And so…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Summer Salads

[1] A salad of farmers market ingredients, from mache to nasturtium leaves (both photos © Good Eggs). [2] Even if you think you don’t like tomatoes, try a lush, ripe heirloom tomato. They’re practically a different species from regular supermarket fare.   For salad lovers, summer is the season to revel. Many traditionally summer fruits…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Goat Cheese Pairings For Bastille Day

[1] Fresh Goat Cheese Log With Roasted Zucchini, Mint and Thai Chili (photos 1-3 © Goat Cheeses Of France). [2] Valençay Pyramid With Balsamic-Marinated Watermelon. [3] Chevre Bleu d’Argetal With Dark Chocolate. [4] Crottin de Chavignol, the best-selling French chevre (photo © Marmiton).   While U.S. cheesemakers produce terrific goat cheeses, the mother of goat’s…
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