FOOD FUN: An Edible Forest Or Meadow

Overlooking the meadow: steak tartare topped with a quail egg and a long toast, with a side of prosciutto. Photo courtesy David Burke Fromagerie.   A few years ago, our globe-trotting gourmet friends, Laurel and Harry, returned from Florence raving about a particular meal. The primi and secondi piatti were outstanding in their own right,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Chef’s Tricks To Change Up Your Foods (Part 2)

Cook your cucumbers: They’re even better than when raw. Photo by Monika Szczygiel | SXC.   This is the continuation of “Going Against The Grain: Raw Foods You Should Try Cooking And (Typically) Cooked Foods You Should Try Raw” (here’s Part 1.) 6. Cucumbers… don’t have to be cool! Cucumbers are a terrific, healthy snack,…
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