TIP OF THE DAY: Fish Fillet Vs. Fish Steak

A salmon fillet: no bone, but skin on the bottom. Photo courtesy DailyPerricone.com.   You’ll note that some fish recipes, like the one below for Pretzel-Crusted Tuna, call for fish steaks. Other recipes call for fillets. What’s the difference? It’s all about the cut.   FISH FILLET To fillet (it’s a verb as well as…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Cook Fish

Lent began yesterday, the 40-day period from Ash Wednesday to Holy Thursday (this year on April 2nd). During Lent, observers recognize Christ’s sacrifice by giving up something pleasurable. Around the world, the most common Lenten practice is to give up meat. In the U.S., seafood sales soar during the six weeks of Lent. Whether you’re…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bone Broth

Suddenly, everyone is talking about bone broth. Rich in nutrition, nourishing for body and soul, bone broth has long been used by cultures throughout the world, to sip straight or as cooking stock. Yes, bone broth is an alternative to stock, a flavorful liquid made by slowly simmering chicken or turkey bones, cartilage and tendons…
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CHRISTMAS: Gift Vs. Present

Did you get gifts or presents for Christmas? Is there a difference? Here’s the scoop, from Dictionary.com. Language is not a linear: Words come into every language from a variety of sources, over many centuries. And their meanings change nor expand over time. Think of “decadent,” now used for “self-indulgent,” instead of its traditional meaning…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Apple Cider Donuts

Fresh, warm donuts with an apple cider glaze. Photo courtesy Karo Syrup.   On Thursday we purchased an apple cider donut at our local farmers market. It was just OK, with no detectable hint of apple cider. So we went home, got out the recipe file and made our own with a recipe from Karo…
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