FOOD FUN: Vertical Pear Salad

Jessica, from The Novice Chef Blog, isn’t such a novice. She designed this elegant pear salad that is easy in its execution, yet dazzling on the table. You can vary the filling, the color of the pear, and/or the vinaigrette. If you prefer, you can make candied nuts instead of simply toasting them. For more…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Ice Cream

We thought about labeling this article Food Fun instead of a Tip Of The Day. After all, savory ice cream isn’t everyday fare. Then, we remembered that our purpose is to expand your food horizons (and impress your guests), so here goes.   SAVORY ICE CREAM Savory ice cream flavored with cheese and/or herbs—no sugar…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Cabbage Steaks

Top: Take a head of cabbage (photo courtesy Good Eggs). Center: Slice it, grill it and garnish it (photo courtesy McCormick). Bottom: For better flavor, chop quality blue cheese instead of using packaged crumbles (photo courtesy KitchenHealsSoul.com).   What’s next after Grilled Cauliflower Steaks? Why, its cruciferous† cousin, Grilled Cabbage Steaks. It can be a…
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RECIPE: Grilled Potato Salad With Bacon, Blue Cheese & Bacon Dressing

[1] Grilled potato salad with bacon, blue cheese and bacon dressing (photo © LongHorn Steakhouse). [2] Blue cheese crumbles add a large dimension of flavor (photo courtesy Pop Artichoke | N/A).   Our crowd really enjoyed this potato salad with grilled fare on Father’s Day. It was created for grilling season by LongHorn Steakhouse’s executive…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Olive Oil Ice Cream, Cheese Ice Cream

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with something new and exciting, like the ice cream recipes below. They may sound unusual, but they’re absolutely delicious. Blue Cheese Ice Cream (recipe) Cheddar Ice Cream (recipe) Cream Cheese Ice Cream (recipe) Goat Cheese Ice Cream (recipe) Olive Oil Ice Cream With Shaved Parmesan (recipe) Parmesan Ice Cream Sandwiches…
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