TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Pork Ramen Soup

Get out your slow cooker and create this delicious Japanese comfort food. Photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma.   While many Americans think of ramen soup as one of the cheapest ways to feed oneself comfort food, in Japan the finest Japanese ramen soups take considerable culinary skill and many hours to create. Ramen is hearty enough to…
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RECIPE: Christmas Red Cabbage

Red cabbage with sausage and pork. Photo courtesy Foods And Wines From Spain.   This red cabbage dish is a Christmas specialty in Spain, where it is called Lombarda navideña. To make it festive, sausage and bacon are added. All over Europe, red cabbage is a delicious pairing with duck, goose, ham and pork roast.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: MAKE A STRATA

Looking at a lot of leftovers today? Make a strata! A strata is a layered casserole, related by eggs and cheese to a fritatta or quiche, made from a mixture of bread, eggs and cheese plus any vegetables and proteins you have on hand. You can serve it for any meal, from breakfast through dinner.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red Cooking For Chinese New Year

More than a billion Chinese people rang in the new year on February 10th (it’s the Year Of The Snake). This most important of Chinese holidays is celebrated for 15 days. So you’ve got plenty of time to whip up something special. You might not think of Pork and Potato Stew as a Chinese dish—it…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Allen Brothers Steaks

For more than a century, Allen Brothers Steaks of Chicago has been providing USDA Prime beef and other top meats to the nation’s most renowned steakhouses. Morton’s The Steakhouse, Gene & Georgetti, Lawry’s The Prime Rib and other fine meateries serve Allen Brothers products. Emeril Lagasse, Art Smith, Charlie Trotter and other chefs of renown…
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