Polenta & Pork Ragu Recipe For National Pork Month

[1] Pork ragù over polenta (photos #1, #2, #4, and #5 © DeLallo). [2] Ingredients for the recipe. Pork Shoulder[/caption] [3] Pork shoulder, also known as Boston butt (photo courtesy Food Nutrition Table). [4] Instant polenta is ready in 5 minutes‡‡. You can buy it online from DeLallo. [5] These San Marzano tomatoes sold by…
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A Honey & Mezcal Hot Toddy Recipe For National Honey Month

We didn’t want to let the clock run out on National Honey Month (September) without a special honey recipe. We found it in this honey and mezcal cocktail recipe, “Naughty Toddy,” from Dos Hombres Mezcal. The brand was co-founded by actors Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston (the dos hombres) along with third-generation mezcalero Gregorio Velasco.…
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Easy Apple Crisp Recipe & The History Of Apple Crisp

[1] An apple crisp is the perfect solution for when you don’t want to roll out a pie crust (photo © Urban Accents). [2] A serving of apple crisp is even prettier than pie when you serve it in dessert dishes. Here it’s served with custard sauce (here’s a recipe), but you could substitute a…
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String Cheese “Sushi” For National String Cheese Day

[1] A mock sushi roll, made with string cheese (photos #1, #2, #6, and #7 © Frigo Cheeseheads). [2] A package of string cheese can be turned into delicious and fun recipes. [3] You can buy wasabi mayonnaise or make your own by stirring wasabi into mayo (photo © Wasabi-O | Amazon). [4] The fun…
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The Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe For National Red Velvet Cake Day

[1] Some people thrill to a four-layer cake, but we’re happy with just two layers. Here’s the recipe for this beauty (photo © King Arthur Baking). [2] While there’s no evidence that red velvet cake originated in the south, you can find recipes in most southern cookbooks, like this one (photo © Chronicle Books). [3]…
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