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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TIP OF THE DAY: Chambord Cocktails For Bastille Day

BASTILLE DAY HISTORY July 14th (“le quatorze juillet”) is Bastille Day in France, officially called the Fête Nationale (“National Celebration”). If you missed that lesson in European History class, it commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris on July 14, 1789. It was a rallying point and symbolic act of rebellion in the…
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