TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Cheesecake

For a delightful change of pace, try a savory cheesecake appetizer. Photo courtesy Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.   When you want to serve something impressive and unexpected at your next dinner party or cocktail party, consider a savory cheesecake. Instead of sugar and vanilla, it calls for herbs, salt and savory components—cheeses such as blue…
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RECIPE: Crudité Flag, A July 4th Snack

We launch this year’s series of red, white and blue July 4th foods with a crudité flag. The red and white flag stripes are cauliflower florets, red cherry tomatoes and red bell pepper strips. (Remove the stems from the tomatoes—the green color doesn’t belong on the flag.) The blue field with white stars is represented…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Chicken Liver Pâté

Here’s a treat for everyone who loves pâté but can’t afford the duck and goose versions; as well as those who won’t eat their enlarged livers due to animal welfare concern.* This chicken liver pâté recipe, sent to us by the New York Times to share, was published in the January 26th Sunday Magazine section.…
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RECIPE: Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Looking for “gourmet” Super Bowl fare? Try this recipe from Dietz & Watson. Just a bit of fresh basil elevates bacon-wrapped shrimp to new flavor heights. Serve the shrimp on a platter for game-watching, with cocktails or as an appetizer or first course for dinner. RECIPE: BACON-WRAPPED SHRIMP WITH BASIL Ingredients For 4 Servings 16…
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