Tips for tasty sandwiches - Sandwiches are easy to make, but they don't have to be boring. "You need good textures, good ratio of acid to rich flavors like cheese or mayo, but everything in balance."
Here's a challenge: Look at an up-close, cross-section, nooks-and-crannies image of a well-made sandwich, and try not to salivate. ...
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... Stacked in Your Favor; By Joe Yonan
Recipes: Gingered Chicken Salad Sandwich and
Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Mango Sandwich
Dining & Wine on the NYTimes.com
Funny names and low prices at the butcher's case - Cuts of meat with unfamiliar names tend to be inexpensive and can yield glorious results.
MOST people don’t look for adventure in supermarket meat bins. But those cuts with baffling names and alluring prices fascinate me.
Beef chuck deckle, $1.99 a pound! Beef chuck seven-bone steak, $2.69!
The mystery of these cuts’ labels, I learned, was what kept down their price. ...
Full Story: It May Be Cheap, but It’s Also Tasty; By JANE SIGAL
Food on SFGate.com
No gadgets needed for roasted, stuffed jalapenos - A jalapeno roaster that fits on a barbecue grill is clever but not necessary. Delicious roasted, stuffed jalapenos can be made by roasting the peppers on an oiled baking sheet in the oven.
I have a great weakness for kitchenware catalogs and will amuse myself by tabbing several pages worth of goodies, knowing full well that if I ordered everything that appealed to me that day, ...
Full Story: Stuffed jalapenos pop out of the oven; by Jacqueline Higuera McMahan
More Interesting Links!
~ Fame on the Half Shell - Contestants on the popular "Top Chef" reality show do not necessarily ride a smooth path to a successful restaurant or career. NYTimes.com
~ Recipe: Chicken noodle soup. BBC Good Food
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