TIP OF THE DAY: Jalapeño Compound Butter

[1] Ravioli with walnut butter (photo © David Venable | QVC). [2] Steak with Roquefort Butter (photo © Recipes101.com).   Whatever you’re cooking for Cinco de Mayo, spice it up with Jalapeño Compound Butter (recipe below). You can use it for cooking, as a garnish (a pat on the top of grilled meat, seafood, corn-on-the-cob),…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bake Some Cornbread

Top: Scallion cornbread from Good Eggs. Bottom: Cream Chipped Beef On Toast from RecipeTips.com. Here’s the recipe.   We love, love, love cornbread, a specialty of the South that’s hard to find in the Northeast, where we live. Sometimes you’ll get some at a barbecue restaurant or with a dish of chili; but otherwise, you…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Gakwiyo Provisions Jams & Jellies

Gakwiyo means “good food” in the Cayuga Indian language. A few years ago the Cayuga Nation, headquartered in Seneca Falls, New York, began an initiative to can and preserve the fruits and vegetables that are grown on its ancestral lands. Patti Costello, manager of the initiative, explains that her goal was to make popular foods…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Salad

[1] You can add popcorn to any green salad (photo © National Popcorn Board). [2] Jalapeño Popper Salad with popcorn, a whole grain (photo © Just Salad | NYC). [3] Popcorn, a whole-grain snack, also adds fiber to salads and other foods (photo © Crunch Daddy [now closed]).   Popcorn in a salad? Well, popcorn’s…
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