Beyond Shirley Temples: The New Maraschino Cherry
"Apparently unfashionable, still widely used, here are few recipes to revive the soak-up nostalgia with homemade maraschino cherries.
By allowing the fruit to rest a full two weeks in a spirits of your choice, you'll get them perfectly preserved. Just two weeks!"
I miss maraschino cherries. I know they are deeply unfashionable — ersatz, lurid neon red and candy sweet. ...
Read more: Beyond Shirley Temples: The New Maraschino Cherry; npr.org
“Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.” ~Dave Barry (*)ThinkExist.com
Spring garden peas, a staple in Mississippi. Delicious in soups and salads, pair especially well with mint. ...
Read more: Peas and Prejudice; theatlantic.com
Potatoes harvested early are considered 'new potatoes'. Should be firm, smooth, free of cracks or soft brown spots. ...
Read more: New Potato Basics; marthastewart.com
Marmalade, a celebration of Anglophilia in a pot. Fussy, traditional and deliciously tooth-rotting. ...
Read more: We Three Things | Pass the Marmalade; nytimes.com
La Pizza fatta in casa
A home cook’s trick for making the chewy, thin crusts you find at great pizzerias: let the dough rise overnight. (Just in time to discover that things aren’t so simple!). ...
Read more: Homemade Pizza That Is the Opposite of Fast Food; nytimes.com
Navigating the Farmers' Market, looking for the seasonal and local produce, they taste better and they’re far less expensive too. ...
Read more: A Regional Guide to Spring Produce; divinecaroline.com
A serious talk about 'chicken-stock'
“Any lousy chicken stock you will make at home will taste far superior to ANY store-bought stock or broth you will buy.” ...
Read more: Invest in stock; familyfriendlyfood.com
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