TIP OF THE DAY: Salad Topped Main Course

Here’s an easy way to get everyone to eat a few more veggies: Top main courses with a small salad. Fried, grilled, roasted and sautéed proteins are all candidates to be topped with an alluring crown of vegetables and herbs—not a dinner salad or dressed lettuce, but something that looks great. Dress the salad very…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Don’t Wash Meat & Poultry Before Cooking

Don’t wash raw poultry, meat or seafood. Photo courtesy Chicken.org.au.   Recently we received a pitch for a line of food cleaning sprays that purport to eliminate harmful bacteria. “Outdoor cooking leads to more trips to the hospital because of the improper handling of meats and veggies while grilling,” it advised. “Many of us take…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Sea Cuisine Seafood

Whether you’re in the mood for Asian, Caribbean, Italian or good modern American cuisine, Sea Cuisine has an entrée for you. If you win this week’s Gourmet Giveaway, you’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of chef-inspired recipes, including Tortilla Crusted Tilapia, Tuscan Parmesan Crusted Shrimp and Roasted Garlic & Herb Scallops. Sea…
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CELEBRATION: The Feast Of The Seven Fishes On Christmas Eve

We’re having Chef Daniel Boulud’s tuna tartare, topped with caviar, at our Feast Of The Seven Fishes. Here’s the tuna tartare recipe. While the Feast of the Seven Fishes may have roots in Southern Italy, today it is a purely an Italian-American tradition. The Christmas Eve dinner is celebrated with a feast of—you guessed it—seven…
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