TIP OF THE DAY: Oysters Rockefeller

[1] Many Oysters Rockefeller recipes look something like this (here’s the recipe from Tide & Thyme). [2] Some add bacon (photo courtesy Arch Rock Fish). [3] Some have more sauce (here Mornay, a cheese sauce) than veggies (photo courtesy My Honeys Place. [4] An approximation of Antoine’s original recipe (photo courtesy Saveur Magazine).   January…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Slab Pie

[1] You can use a standard top crust or exercise your creativity. Apple Cherry Slab Pie with a lattice top. Here’s the recipe from Taste of Home. [2] Raspberry Pecan Crumble Slab Pie (here’s the recipe) from Driscoll’s.   In the 15 years that we’ve been publishing THE NIBBLE, slab pies have been under the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Celeriac, Celery Root, A Root By Any Name

TOP PHOTO: It’s not a beauty, but you’ll be hooked by its delicious, distinctive flavor. Photo courtesy The Chef’s Garden. BOTTOM PHOTO: Use the tops as garnish and in salads, soup stocks and stir frys. Courtesy Good Eggs |San Francisco.   If you were asked to name root vegetables, you probably would overlook celery root,…
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RECIPE: Boston Cream Pie

October 23rd is National Boston Cream Pie Day, but don’t let the name fool you. Boston Cream Pie is a cake: two layers of buttery sponge cake sandwiched with crème pâtissière (pastry cream or vanilla cream filling) or custard filling, and topped with a glaze of chocolate ganache. BOSTON CREAM PIE HISTORY The modern Boston…
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