TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Cooking With Grapes

[1] Roast chicken with grapes, recipe below (photos #1 and #3 courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Asian chicken salad with grapes, showing how a pop of color from red or purple grapes would have given the dish more eye appeal (photo courtesy California Table Grape Commission). [3]Use red grapes to add color, green grapes to pop…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Roast Marrow Bones

  This week, everyone’s focused on the turkey. But let us present a crowd pleaser that you can whip up in a jiffy when the turkey’s gone: roast marrow bones. Marrow bones, you say? Aren’t they a treat for the dog? Lucky dogs and lucky humans both eat marrow bones. Humans cook them first, and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Toast Your Spices

There are two reasons to toast spices. First, a bit of heat releases the flavor of the spices, giving you much more punch. This extra flavor is worth the five minutes of time to toast them. It’s easy to toast your spices: Before grinding, toast whole spices in a dry skillet over low heat. Stir…
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