TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Recipe You’ve Been Saving “For The Right Time”

We have the bad habit of collecting recipes. Not making them, mind you, just collecting them. Whether torn from magazines or saved digitally, we have so many recipes, we could publish a cookbook series called “Recipes We Never Tried.” Yesterday, we tore from The New York Times the this recipe for namoura, a Lebanese semolina…
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RECIPE: Melba Toast

[1] Melba toast and olive tapenade. Here’s the recipe from Sprinkles & Sprouts. [2] Chicken liver paté and Melba toast, with a dab of marmalade. Here’s the recipe from Drizzle And Drip. [3] Salmon tartare and melba toast. Here’s the recipe from Olive Magazine. Crackers or crisps like these are thin and crunchy, but were…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bruschetta Vs. Crostini

Bruschetta and crostini are popular hors d’oeuvres that are easy to make. They also can be served as a first course or a light meal, with salad and/or soup. BRUSCHETTA VS. CROSTINI: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? The answer, in brief, is the size of the slice, plus grilling versus toasting. Bruschetta (three or four inches in…
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RECIPE: Easy Holiday Hors D’Oeuvre

We love this easy recipe from our friends at Rick’s Picks, makers of some of the best pickled vegetables you can buy. Add Rick’s quality pickled vegetables to a sandwich or salad, as a garnish or the main part of an hors d’oeuvre. With their layers and layers of flavor (from the best spices—no added…
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