Biscuits With Appetizers For National Biscuit Day

May 29th is National Biscuit Day, the first biscuit holiday until December 14th, National Biscuits & Gravy Day. Today’s tip: Serve biscuits instead of other breads or crackers with appetizer plates, cheese boards, dips, spreads, and specialties like Baked Brie (photos #1, #2, and #3). Whether warm from the oven or room temperature, they’re that…
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Eggfruit a.k.a. Canistel, A Fruit For National Egg Month

[1] Eggfruit (or egg fruit, eggfruits, or canistel), whole and halved (photo © Bfaast). [2] Purée the flesh to enjoy as a pudding, topping or sauce, or make curd with the recipe below (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [3] You can also simply scoop out the insides and enjoy the creamy flesh (photo…
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Food Fun: Creative Toast Toppings

At our house, toast comes to the table with butter, cream cheese, and jam. But this weekend, we’ll adapt this idea for creative toast toppings from Woodstock Foods. Whole grain toast (so much more flavorful than packaged white bread!) is served with guacamole as the bread spread, and a DIY assortment of healthful toppings: Capers…
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Different Wine & Food Pairings–Cocktails & Spirits, Too

Foie gras with Sauternes… Oysters and Champagne or Chablis… Pasta with red sauce and Chianti… Steak with Cabernet Sauvignon… Thai food and Riesling… These are classic food and wine pairings. But what if you’d like to try something different? Matthieu Yamoum, beverage director of the Baccarat Hotel in New York City, has suggestions that we’d…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe in 20 Minutes!

[1] Homemade marinara sauce, ready in 20 minutes. The recipe is below (photo © Taste Of Home). [2] Start the day with an egg on toast, with some marinara sauce in-between (photo © DeLallo). [3] For lunch, marinara sauce on a chicken cheeseburger (photo © Sun Basket). [4] Or perhaps, a meatball sandwich—it doesn’t have…
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