TIP OF THE DAY: Pocky Biscuit Sticks

One day we were squeezed against the crowded bar at David Burke Townhouse (when it first opened, as David Burke & Donatella). It seemed as if the entire, hyper New York foodie crowd was trying to get in the door. There was a 45-minute wait for our table. We consoled ourself with the bar snack:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Use Stale Donuts

Turn stale donuts into a trifle. Photo courtesy MonutsDonuts.com.   What happens when you find yourself with a dozen stale donuts? We received two large boxes and forgot to freeze the leftovers. When we returned to them two days later, they were stale. Smart money might say: through them out or feed them to the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Use A Pizza Stone

Pizza stones can be square or round. Photo of this top-rated pizza stone courtesy KingArthurFlour.com.   Here’s a gift for anyone who makes pizza at home—or needs some encouragement to do so. This tip is from Chef Johnny Gnall. If you have questions or suggestions for tips, email Chef Johnny. If you are a true…
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