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EATING ROME: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City This is Elizabeth Helman  
 Minchilli’s delicious Rome eating guide for guidance or pure reminiscing. Recipes, too.

 Menu Sampling HARBOR VIEW RESTAURANT, MARTHA’S VINEYARD MA 

  • Honeysuckle Farm Oysters
  • Bison Tartare
  • Smokey Vineyard Chowder
  • Pork Cheek Bolognese
  • Mussels with Merguesa Lamb
  • Lobster with Black Polenta
  • Peking Duck with Risotto
  • Pineland Farms Strip Sirloin
  • Local Mushrooms

 

 PENNMAC See the Pennsylvania Macaroni Co.’s New, Revised Pasta of the Month Club.

CHOCOLEY Learn all the considerations needed to own and enjoy a chocolate fountain.

BABBLE Lettuce wraps are so handy and lo-cal. Find 15 ways to make delicious ones. 

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Radishes, Tangy, Peppery Accent

Radishes have always been big in Mexico. The Mexicans compete with one another inradish-7radish carving competitions, and face it, some thinly-sliced radishes, peppery and crunchy, on a fish taco are right up there with supurb! 

Here in the U.S., Martha Rose Schulman wrote that, “Salads Don’t Need Greens,” in the New York Times, and she suggested a salad of oranges, mint, pistachio nuts and red radishes.  Continue reading

Foodsite Magazine Friday Picksday Week of Apr 17

THE SPICE HOUSE Quality spices and recipes by course, ingredient, cuisine worldwide.

msgrayMenu Sampling DONA AMELIA RESTAURANT, FUNCHAL, MADEIRA (a delightful island.)

  • Smoked Swordfish with Sabayon Sauce
  • Seafood Mousse
  • Lobster Cardinale
  • Grilled Entrecote with Herbs
  • Scallops Dona Amelia
  • Tournedo of Veal
  • Saddle of Lamb
  • Scabbart Fish Viot
  • Green wine

 

PORK BE INSPIRED National Pork Board recipes from back ribs to spareribs, and all the pig in between.

VILLAGE VOICE, FORK IN THE ROAD Interesting article on New York’s 10 Best Museum Restaurants, directions and information.

BBC GOOD FOOD Here is a nice weekend recipe for Slow-Cooked Rabbit Stew (has brandy, wine, bacon and more.

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Celery, Increasing its Uses

When Boston’s Beacon Street families gathered on Thanksgiving back in the 1950s, just celerybefore the golden bird arrived, raw celery on a slender, oval platter was passed to each person who placed pieces on their bread and butter plate. The whole celery stalks were finger food, and before each bite, guests dipped their celery end into tiny, individual, Sandwich, Cape Cod, cut-glass dishes containing table salt for better munching. 

Today, we’d be at a loss to find a Bloody Mary without a decorative celery stalk for muddling or a side of it with our Buffalo Wings and Blue Cheese.  Continue reading

Foodsite Magazine Friday Picksday Week of Apr 10

 KING CAKES Famed for Mardi Gras, Lent, even a Saints’ tailgating version. Rich history in other countries.

msgrayRIVE GAUCHE RESTAURANT, ZURICH SWITZERLAND

  • Marinated Salmon on Cucumber Carpaccio
  • Crab Cake with Parsley Mayonaise
  • Corn Salad with Goat Cheese and Figs
  • Polenta with Mushrooms, Artichokes and Tomatoes
  • Poached Sea Trout on Pumpkin Puree
  • Lobster Cream Soup with Pancakes
  • Beetroot Risotto with Horseradish Foam
  • Cod with Chorizo, Cabbage and Potato Truffle Foam
  • Giant Prawn on Asparagus with Garlic 

 

DAIRY GOODNESS This is a list of many clever ways to use yogurt in lots of dishes.

JOY OF BLENDING   How about smoothies with spinach. This site blends it all!

QUESO FOR ALL! They are all about Rotel and Velveta, but in new way.

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