TIP OF THE DAY: Fresh Fruit & Toast, a.k.a. Breakfast Tartines

Many people spread jam on their toast. But in the summer season, why not use fresh berries instead? Pair those berries with your favorite dairy spread: cottage cheese, cream cheese, crème fraîche, fromage blanc, fromage frais/quark, goat cheese, mascarpone, sour cream, yogurt. In France, these would be called tartines: open-face sandwiches. You don’t have to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Create A Signature Breakfast Sandwich

Go beyond the Egg McMuffin and create your fantasy breakfast sandwich like this one (recipe below). Photo courtesy Melissa’s.   Ask an American to name a breakfast sandwich and you might hear “bagel and lox”; but “Egg McMuffin” is more likely to be the answer. It was invented by a McDonald’s franchisee, Herb Peterson, in…
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