Potato Salad With Truffles: A Luxurious Recipe

August 18th is National Potato Day. We could celebrate happily with a fully loaded baked potato or some fabulous fries. But when we received this recipe from Gourmet Attitude, we knew we had to make it. (There’s no National Potato Salad Day…yet.) Gourmet Attitude specializes in everything truffle: fresh truffles, frozen truffles, truffle butter, truffle…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Truffles Vs. Truffles Vs. Truffles

[1] The original truffles (photo © Roz Marina | 123rf). [2] The selection at Pierre Hermé, a top Paris destination. [3] Contemporary flavors at Good Eggs (photo © Good Eggs). [4] Royce Chocolate, a commercial producer in Japan, prefers rectangle truffles (they’re easier to make and pack). [5] The Périgord black truffle, more than $1,000…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Baron Chocolates

[1] Baron Chocolate Bars are made in two sizes and 10 flavors. [2] Everyone’s favorite: chocolate truffles with plain or flavored chocolate centers. [3] Our favorite treat: chocolate-covered gummi bears and [4] worms (all photos courtesy Baron Chocolatier).   Baron Chocolatier was created by Tomasz Kotas, the third of three generations of chocolatiers from Poznan…
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GOURMET TRAVEL: Oregon Truffle Festival

Head to the Oregon Truffle Festival to get your share! Photo courtesy Taste Of Oregon. Check out this recipe for Roast Chicken With Truffles.   The truffle are coming! The truffles are coming! Registration is now open for the eighth annual Oregon Truffle Festival, with Early Bird pricing available through September 30th. The festival takes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A New Way To Look At Cheese For Dessert

Many people enjoy a cheese plate with fruit and nuts. Typically, that means helping oneself from a platter of cheese, garnished with fresh or dried fruits, almonds and/or walnuts. And typically, people eat far more cheese than they should. The suggested serving size is one or two ounces; we probably can put away six ounces…
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