TIP OF THE DAY: Pizza Trends For National Pizza Month

[1] Chicken liver, pancetta and shallot jam pizza at Barbuto in New York City (photo © Barbuto). [2] Steak tartare pizza with chopped onions and other tartare fixings, at Due Forni in Las Vegas (photo © Due Forni). [3] Crab pizza with Old Bay seasoning at Oath Pizza (locations nationwide – photo © Oath Pizza)…
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HALLOWEEN & THANKSGIVING: Gourmet Chocolate Gifts

While we’re having protracted summer weather this year, soon the temperatures will be cooling, the leaves will be swirling, and it will be time to enjoy the flavors of Fall. At Woodhouse Chocolate, a family enterprise and a Napa Valley destination, that means beautiful bonbons in seasonal flavors: Candy Corn: A white chocolate ganache with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pasta & Fish & Instagram

Everyone has heard of linguine with clam sauce, and pasta with mixed shellfish: clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp. But how about fish? This appealing dish of spaghetti with red snapper (photo #1) was created by Rickie Perez, Executive Chef/Founder of Logan Oyster Socials, a traveling oyster bar in Chicago.     RECIPE: SPAGHETTI WITH RED SNAPPER…
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FOOD FUN: You Can Sponsor A Beehive

Honeybees gathering nectar. Their bodies pick up pollen, which they rubs off on the next flower they visit (photos © The Honeybee Conservancy).   Last week, The Honeybee Conservancy launched a new initiative: Bee The Solution. It’s a nationwide call-to-action and educational tour to raise awareness around bee conservation and the important role bees play…
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FOOD FUN: Bloody Mary With Mexican Garnishes

[1] A Bloody Mary with three Mexican restaurant garnishes (photo © J-Remy | Blue Moon Café). [2] Japanese accents: ingredients in the mix, an octopus tentacle and a skewer of raw tuna and beet cubes. Here’s the recipe (photo © Bamboo Sushi | Portland, Oregon). [3] The Wayfarer in New York City calls this its…
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