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Foodsite Magazine Picksday Friday week of Nov 28

BEE-FRIENDLIER  See the film. Learn a way to make bees happier. A feel-good project menusampwe all need.

MUIR GLEN  Lotsa tomatoes going on. New is their jarred, crushed tomatillos also jarred Arabella plum tomatoes.

RELUCTANT GOURMET  It’s the “soup time of the year” and the RG has cooked up some very interesting recipes.

Menu Sampling   ILBUCO, NEW YORK  New York 

  • Olives marinated in Fennel Pollen
  • Seared Hudson Valley Duck Lives, Spring Onions
  • Cast-Iron-Seared Cuttlefish
  • Razor Clams “a la plancha”
  • Housemade Egg Pasta Ribbons, Yellowfoot Chantrelles
  • Grilled Whole Spanish Dorade, Confit Fingerlings
  • Principato de Lucedio Carnaroli Rice, Nantucket Bay Scallops
  • Olive Oil Tastings

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Green Beans, Originals and their Changes   

Sometimes it takes a widespread “cultural miracle” to make many of us get excited about greenbeanssomething which has been with us since before the 16th century. Case in point, green beans, (a.k.a. string beans, snap beans, French beans and haricots.) 

In the case of a cultural miracle for green bean popularity, it was a Dorcas Reilly who was responsible for the green bean’s most revolutionary turn-around to date. As a test kitchen employee for the Campbell Soup Company in 1955, her goal was to dress up green beans with basic kitchen items and make them more popular. Well. She sure did! Though it has been modified almost everywhere, Reilly’s original recipe called for green beans, cream of mushroom soup, French fried onions, milk, soy sauce and ground black pepper. Green beans were miraculously deliciously gooey, and they had a fun crunch!  Continue reading

Foodsite Magazine Picksday Friday week of Nov 21

AMIGO FOODS  All Latin American foods. How about Coumbian Guascas, Luker, menusampTarrito Rojo, Aguila Rojo and more. 

CRAZY IN THE KITCHEN  What else is in Turkey Flaxseed Muffins?

AMERICAN SHRIMP  Find recipes for Shrimp and Corn Fritters and Wild American Shrimp Texas Shrimp Lemon Vodka Martinis.  


  • Paninis from Mike’s Deli
  • Da True Bronx Tale
  • Hilary Clinton’s Favorite
  • Garlic Knots Pizza from Al Mercato
  • Buffalo Chicken Pizza
  • Pizza Ricotta
  • Sunny Italian Pizza 

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Bananas, So Dependable!

Bananas are very user-friendly. They travel beautifully, require no wrapper, need no washing bananas2and they are highly nutritious. The reliable banana is one of few fruits compatible with milk on cereal. It is also creamier than most fruits, less tart, as well. This, sometimes, makes it  difficult to mentally classify bananas as a fruit.   Continue reading

Foodsite Magazine Picksday Friday week of Nov 14

THOUSAND POUND EGG  “Books & fabulous finds for Food Lovers,” in Ft. menusampLauderdale. Classes, tastings, tools and one-of-a-kind finds!

COOK-A-LOT-MUS Kids will need to learn how to cook. Start helping them now! Here’s ideas.

SWEET MONAS  Living the sweet life. See her handy chocolate glossary and other sweet things.

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