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Chasing Flavors

Recipe Remix: Cured Fish

By Christopher Stewart | September 26, 2013

Photo: Renée S. Suen
bagels, lox, brunch, breakfast, recipe, Red Rooster Harlem

Photo: Lynn G.

Tradition and culture can be found in some  of the most unexpected places, this standing true for lox and other cured fish. What is seen as a traditional brunch menu item to some actually dates back to several different cultures and eras, yet it still gives us a delicious mash up of flavors and textures. When brunch comes around, a bagel and lox seems like the go to, but lox and other smoked fish can actually be used at dinner time as well, just ask Marcus who grew up eating smoked and cured fish in Sweden. As NPR: The Salt and The NY Times puts the spotlight on bagels and lox, transforming these items into a everyday meal, you can turn your next weekend gathering with a new delicious menu. Smoked fish like sable and trout, and accompaniments like capers, thinly sliced red onions, farmers market tomatoes, and other fresh produce are a great meal any time of the day. Read More

Food for Thought

Savory-Sweet Switch: Caramelized Croutons

By Alexandra Fleischman | June 18, 2013

croutons, cardamom, sweet crouton, dessert, breakfast
croutons, cardamom, sweet crouton, dessert, breakfast

I served the croutons over Greek yogurt sweetened with apricot jam and fruit macerated in a mixture of lemon juice, sugar, and fresh mint.

Savory and sweet flavors are classic opposites. In this new feature, we take an iconoclastic look at our standard definitions of what comes with sugar, and what comes with salt. In this week’s first installment, croutons were given a sugary makeover, and caramelized cardamom croutons were born.  Read More

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How To Make Your Own Yogurt

By mahir | April 18, 2011

Photographer: Lindsay Hunt

Photographer: Lindsay Hunt

How To

Yogurt is a hot commodity on grocery store shelves-over the past year, thick and creamy Greek-style yogurt has become a go-to healthy snack. Instead of shelling out extra money on yogurt, try making your own. Read More

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Breakfast Revelation

By mahir | February 7, 2011

Start your day on a lighter note! For years, dietitians have said that a big breakfast is in order for those trying to lose weight. German scientists, though, Read More

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