TIP OF THE DAY: Potato Fondue With Baby Potatoes

You may have used potatoes in an assortment of fondue dippers, but they can be served on their own with a pot of warm, dripping cheese. Try potato fondue as a first course at dinner (photo #1), or a light main course with an added protein dipper (ham, sausage or turkey chunks) and a salad.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Bread Pudding

Dessert lovers know the comfort of a rich bread pudding, a way to top yesterday’s bread with custard and cook it in a casserole dish into something sublime. (“Casserole” has a broad definition: simply, a side dish or stew cooked slowly in an oven.) Leave out the sugar and you have a savory custard, to…
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RECIPE: Easy Gumbo For Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras begins tomorrow. If you’d like to celebrate with the taste of New Orleans, whip up a gumbo. This recipe is from Chef David Venable of QVC, who calls it “an easy-to-tackle version, filled with great Louisiana flavor and spice.” Gumbos have a lot of ingredients, but the cooking technique isn’t demanding. Says David,…
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COOKING VIDEO: Vegetarian Italian Sausage

  Since this week’s Top Pick is the Veggie Patch vegetarian line, our weekly video recipe follows suit. These delicious vegetarian sausages are billed as vegetarian in the video, but they’re actually vegan—no animal-based ingredients are used. Even the special flavoring, Bill’s Best Chik’Nish Seasoning, is vegan. The meatless sausages are made with a base…
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