PRODUCT: Blake’s All Natural Comfort Food

Lobster mac and cheese: elegant comfort food. Photo courtesy Blake’s All Natural.   Comfort food: does the term need an explanation? Those favorite foods from childhood, rich with nostalgia (and often, rich in calories), are so satisfying. For a brief period of time, they can make you feel that all’s well with the world. Apple…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Gourmet Mac & Cheese From Cucina Fresca

America loves mac and cheese. But too much of America is content to eat reconstituted powdered cheese sauce poured over boiled elbow macaroni. That’s the equivalent of a glass of Tang instead of fresh-squeezed orange juice. If your palate demands a gourmet version of mac and cheese, Cucina Fresca is ready to fill your freezer…
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COOKING VIDEO: Chef Marcus Samuelsson Makes Gourmet Mac & Cheese

  To make mac and cheese from scratch, there’s no better demonstrator than the buoyant and charming Marcus Samuelsson, one of America’s most popular chefs. Chef Samuelsson grew up in Sweden. There he had meat balls with noodles, but didn’t discover macaroni and cheese until he moved to the U.S. “You learn a dish, and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Smokin’ Mac & Cheese

Smoke up your mac & cheese with smoked cheese and bacon. Photo courtesy MackenzieLtd.com. Add some smoke to your favorite mac & cheese recipe. Divide the total cheese in a 75:25 proportion and use 25% smoked cheese. For example, if 8 ounces of Cheddar cheese are called for, use 6 ounces of Cheddar and 2…
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