TIP OF THE DAY: Add Color To Each Plate Of Food

How bland would the fish and asparagus look without the tomatoes? Photo courtesy Galli Restaurant | New York City.   Did you ever wonder why some restaurants throw slices of hard, tasteless tomatoes into a salad? The simple answer is: to add color, which makes the dish look more appetizing. No matter how delicious a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Daikon Radish Recipes

[1] Daikon, a long white radish variety (photo courtesy Melissa’s). [2] Add shredded daikon to a healthy Asian slaw (recipe below, photo courtesy Melissa’s). [3] Shredded daikon atop cold soba noodles, along with shredded basil, shredded ginger and sesame seeds (photo courtesy Soba Yamagata).   Daikon (DYE-kon) is a long white Asian radish (there is…
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RECIPE: Red Radish Salad For Christmas

At the Fat Radish restaurant in New York City, you may find radish salad year-round. It’s delicious anytime. During holiday season, radishes and greens deliver Christmas colors: a bright red exterior, crunchy slices and some zippy, peppery heat (the heat dissipates when radishes are cooked). First pick your favorite greens: We like a mix of…
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