TIP OF THE DAY: Make Savory Verrines

Yesterday we introduced dessert verrines, dishes layered in small glasses. They can be either sweet or savory; the goal is to create a visually-stunning and sophisticated small bite. Today, we take on savory verrines, popular as appetizers or cocktail food. You can also serve them as sides with a main course. Think of three to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Pot Of Savory

The last in our series of herbs is savory, a member of the mint family. Savory leaves have strong spicy, peppery flavor and mix well with other herbs. The flavor of savory is so bold and peppery that the Saxons designated the entire category of spiced foods as “savory,” and the word became synonymous with…
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Rhubarb Pie Day

June 10th is National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day, a vegetable harvested in April and May in the northern hemisphere (the southern hemisphere harvest is in October and November, apple and pumpkin pie season for those on the other side of the Equator). Yes, rhubarb is a vegetable, not a fruit. The giveaway might be that…
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