FOOD HOLIDAY: The History Of National Oysters Rockefeller Day

[1] The original Oysters Rockefeller from Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans (photo © Antoine’s). [2] Chefs who adapted the secret recipe often use spinach and diced bacon. Here’s the preparation at Monahan’s Seafood Market in Ann Arbor, Michigan (photo © Monahan’s Seafood Market). [3] Some “builds” include Mornay sauce, a classic French cheese sauce made…
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FOOD ART: Boursin Cheese With Tomato Flowers

Some “food art” can only be achieved by professional food stylists. We’re always delighted to come across something simple, that we can make ourselves. Serve the tomato flowers with a round of Boursin as an appetizer, or use individual “flowers” as an individual plate garnish. Thanks to Boursin for the idea.     RECIPE: BOURSIN…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bacon Jam For National Bacon Day

[1] Homemade bacon jam (photo © Grognar | CC BY 2.0 license). [2] Ready-to-eat bacon jam from Vino de Milo. You can buy it online (photo © Vino de Milo). [3] Brussels sprouts with bacon jam: a hors d’oeuvre, appetizer or side (photo © Pampered Chef). [4] Shredded short rib and bacon jam on crostini…
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