RECIPE: Tuna Caprese Sandwich

Here’s a fusion of two favorites—a tuna sandwich and a caprese salad—on our favorite sandwich bread, a baguette (photo #1). The tuna salad is Italian-style and tangy, seasoned with oil and vinegar instead of mayonnaise. Add to that creamy mozzarella, winey kalamata olives, and fresh basil and tomatoes, and you’ve got a winner. Returning from…
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FOOD FUN: Grandma Pizza

We’ve lived in New York City our whole life but had never heard of Grandma Pizza. Maybe it’s because we didn’t have an Italian grandmother. According to King Arthur Flour, which has a wealth of baking knowledge (and lots of delicious recipes): A New York City staple, Grandma Pizza has its origins in the homes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Potato Skewers Instead Of Fries

[1] Better than French fries! (photo by Lauren Kurella © Idaho Potato Commission. [2] The Cal Red variety of Idaho® potatoes (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission).   Wanting to contribute something delicious-but-easy to a Father’s Day cookout, we made these Crispy Grilled Potatoes. Truth to tell, we could have eaten the whole batch ourselves. We…
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RECIPE KIT: Cinnamon Raisin Bread

If you’ve thought about baking bread but have never gotten around to it, how about this incentive: Delicious and fragrant multigrain cinnamon-raisin bread, perfect for brunch, with a cheese plate or for snacking. One of our favorite uses for cinnamon-raisin bread: Toasted cream cheese or goat cheese sandwiches. Brie or mozzarella grilled cheese sandwiches.  …
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FOOD FUN: The Latest Chefs’ Burger Toppings & The Aussie Burger

As we near the end of National Hamburger Month, we report on burger trends. Forget bacon cheeseburgers, or burgers with lettuce, tomato and onion. They’re old school.     RESTAURANT TRENDS FOR BURGERS According to a survey by Flavor & The Menu, here are the hot-growth burger toppings at better restaurants: Sriracha sauce +221% Jam…
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