Other Ways To Use English Muffins On National English Muffin Day

[1] Sweeten cream cheese and top with strawberries for a strawberry cheesecake English muffin (photo © California Strawberry Commission). [2] Avocado cheeseburger (photo © Thomas Breads). [3] Peanut butter and banana for breakfast, lunch or snack (photo © Wolferman’s). [4] English muffin mini-pizzas (photo © The Wholesome Junk Food Cookbook).   What other ways to…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Balkan Bites Bureks

Sometimes the food adventure takes you to new countries and new cuisines. You may discover new must-have favorites. That’s what happened to us with bureks (BOO-rek, also spelled börek and other variations), when we discovered Balkan Bites, a New York-based family business that bakes bureks from generations-old recipes handed down from great-great grandmothers in Albania.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easier Soft Boiled Eggs & Easter Breakfast

Some people have never had a hot, runny, seductive soft boiled egg. That’s because they’re such a pain to peel when hot that even most restaurants don’t offer them. Soft boiled eggs were popular in our family. Nana had a set of vintage silver-plated egg cups; Mom had ceramic cups. The eggs were served with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Duck Bacon

You’ll absolutely love it: duck bacon from D’Artagnan.   As a follow up to our article on ways to use duck fat, here’s how we use duck bacon. We love duck bacon. It has a wonderful flavor and is actually much leaner than pork bacon. It also leaves a less pervasive aroma to cling to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Okra’s In Season, What Should You Cook?

Most people think of gumbo is a soup or stew from Louisiana, typically made with chicken or shellfish, Andouille sausage, bell peppers, celery and onions, and thickened with okra pods. But in the beginning, “gumbo” was simply the word for okra in the African Bantu language. Okra came to America with the slave trade and…
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