FOOD HOLIDAY: The History Of National Oysters Rockefeller Day

[1] The original Oysters Rockefeller from Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans (photo © Antoine’s). [2] Chefs who adapted the secret recipe often use spinach and diced bacon. Here’s the preparation at Monahan’s Seafood Market in Ann Arbor, Michigan (photo © Monahan’s Seafood Market). [3] Some “builds” include Mornay sauce, a classic French cheese sauce made…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Basic Nachos Recipe

November 6th is National Nachos Day. Some nacho lovers we know have never made nachos at home. They’re so easy that today’s tip is a basic recipe for nachos. There are links to more nacho recipes below. > The History Of Nachos     RECIPE: BASIC NACHOS Prep time is 15 minutes, cook time is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make An Herb Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

The recipe is below. But first, a brief history of salad dressing.     SALAD DRESSING HISTORY Salad greens were picked and eaten by man, likely from the furthest days of prehistory. But salad dressing came much later. We know from the written record that the Babylonians used oil and vinegar for dressing greens nearly…
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RECIPE: A Welsh Rarebit For National Welsh Rarebit Day

[1] A modern execution of the Welsh Rarebit, topped sauce instead of a pourover (photo by Tristan Kenney is licensed under-CC-BY-2.0). [2] This upscale version uses an artisan bread loaf with the crusts cut off (photo by The Food Place.co_.uk is licensed under CC-BY-2.0). [3] This creation has a side of tomatoes, a fried egg…
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