TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Savoy Cabbage

Savoy cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. sabauda L.) is the prettiest member of the cabbage species (Brassica oleracea). It’s also known as choux de savoie (France), cavolo verza (Italian), and Milan cabbage and Lombardy cabbage (English). Savoy is a loose-headed cabbage with crepe-like, crinkled, frilly leaves and a sweet, earthy flavor. We enjoy it much more…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Lifeway’s Probiotic Farmer Cheese & All About Farmer Cheese

Today’s tip: Get to know farmer cheese. We grew up on it: Our grandparents loved it, our mother loved it and we’re in love with its milky freshness, too. For eating at breakfast, for crostini, for a cooking cheese, it’s a tangier option to ricotta: Middle Europe versus Italy. This tip is all about farmer…
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RECIPE: A Welsh Rarebit For National Welsh Rarebit Day

[1] A modern execution of the Welsh Rarebit, topped sauce instead of a pourover (photo by Tristan Kenney is licensed under-CC-BY-2.0). [2] This upscale version uses an artisan bread loaf with the crusts cut off (photo by The Food Place.co_.uk is licensed under CC-BY-2.0). [3] This creation has a side of tomatoes, a fried egg…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Atoria’s Family Bakery Flatbreads

We love bread, unashamedly. We’d rather eat bread than meat. We don’t need any condiment; just bread, delicious bread. Of course, that means good bread, artisan bread, bread from small bakeries like Atoria’s Family Bakery in Gilroy, California (they ship nationwide). Grandmother Atoria grew up in Assyria, the kingdom of northern Mesopotamia that became the…
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FOOD FUN: Limburger Cheese & Other Washed Rind Cheeses

[1] Limburger, a washed-rind cow’s milk cheese, has a pungent aroma but is mild on the palate. You can get it from Chalet Cheese Cooperative (photo © The Wisconsin Cheeseman). [2] While many fans enjoy a limburger sandwich, it is also popular as a table cheese with beer and pretzels (photo © America’s Dairyland |…
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