TIP OF THE DAY: Have An Aperol Spritz

While we’d always perused the specialty cocktail menu at restaurants for some interesting combination of ingredients (the type of recipe you’d never thought to put together), our colleague Rowann has always ordered an Aperol Spritz, an apéritif created in northern Italy. One day we tasted hers, and yum! We’ve now become an Aperol Spritz enthusiast.…
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FOOD FUN: Sushi Donuts For National Donut Day

[1] Sushi donuts can be filled and topped with anything you like. Express your outer sushi artist with different toppings, artistically presented. Here’s how to start, from A Side Of Sweet. [2] Vegetarian sushi donuts, above with orange carrot, purple carrot, radish and black sesame seeds. Here’s the recipe from Two Spoons, as well as…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Vidalia Onions, Sweet & Crunchy

[1] On the outside, Vidalia onions look like conventional onions. On the inside, they are snow white (all photos courtesy Vidalia Onions | Facebook. [2] Cut Vidalias without worrying about burning eyes. They’re grown in soil that is low in sulfur, which produces the burn and the bite. [3] The perfect onion for a burger.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ploughman’s Lunch For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] The Ploughman’s Lunch, a staple lunch in Britain for centuries (photo ©Taste | Australia). [2] Have an Irish beer with your lunch (photo © Murphy’s Irish Stout). [3] Smithwick’s Irish Ale (photo © Smithwick’s).   For St. Patrick’s Day, how about a Ploughman’s lunch? You can bring it to work or dig in at…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Save Your Honey Bears

[1] Nugget, the honey bear gets a new job: as a drink holder, served in a rocks glass with a garnish of leaves (substitute something edible, like pineapple or cucumber spears). Concept from Sunday In Brooklyn, photo by Eric Medsker.   The honey bear bottle: so adorable that many people choose their honey just because…
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