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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TIP OF THE DAY: Blue Tea

Today’s tip comes via one of our favorite artisan tea blenders, Tay Tea. It’s blue tea, an herbal tea from Thailand that made its way here a few years ago. It still remains largely under the radar, except at artisan tea shops that blend their own teas. Butterfly pea flower tea is made by steeping…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Breakfast Cereal Toppings & Green Salad Garnishes

[1] Turn your cupcake or muffin pan into a buffet of toppings for breakfast foods. [2] Do the same for a green salad, here blue cheese, pears, pecans and raisins (here’s the recipe from Letty’s Kitchen).   Here, yummy ideas for breakfast, salads and desserts. Customizing one’s food is so very enjoyable. Ready, set, garnish!…
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