HOLIDAY: National Deviled Egg Day

Curried deviled eggs. Here’s the recipe. Photo courtesy McCormick.com.   November 2nd is National Deviled Egg Day. Even people who rarely, if ever, eat a hard-cooked egg can’t help plucking a stuffed egg off the tray. You can celebrate plan or fancy. For the plainest, mash the yolk from a hard-cooked egg with some mayonnaise,…
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RECIPE: Asian Fusion Brisket Sandwich

Brisket, anyone? Photo courtesy Fatty ‘Cue Restaurant | NYC.   Here’s a fun idea for brisket lovers: An Asian fusion brisket sandwich. Fatty ‘Cue restaurants in New York City combine traditional smoky southern barbecue with spicy Southeast Asian flavorings. Each Fatty ‘Cue location has a variation on the smoked beef brisket recipe, including: Brisket with…
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How To Make A Bánh Mì Sandwich & Banh Mi History

Bánh-mi, a Vietnamese submarine sandwich on a baguette. Photo © Ppy2010ha | Dreamstime.   A BRIEF HISTORY OF BANH MI SANDWICHES When Europeans colonized Asia, they brought Western bread to the table. In French Indochina, Vietnam, that emblem of French cuisine, the baguette, was introduced; as were sandwiches. Baguette-based sandwiches were called bánh mì (pronounced…
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