Daily Digest: March 17, 2014

Expiration

 

Do pantry items really go bad on those expiration dates? Learn which expired food are still okay to eat. [Fox News]

 

It's no secret that Americans dig Guinness, but this dark stout also has a strong following in Africa. [Smithsonian]

 

​Galangal may look like an odd nub of ginger but it is surprisingly sweet and tangy. Learn how to use it in your next meal. [Zester

 

Here's eleven things you probably didn't know about Guinness. [Food Republic]

 

Sonic seasoning: how sound pitch can affect the... Read more >

Comments (0)

It's Easy Eating Green

Colcannon

 

In honor of St. Patrick's Day and our fervent hope that one day it might actually be spring, we've put together a roundup of recipes featuring some of our favorite verdant ingredients. 

 

Wilted Arugula with Anchovy and Garlic Dressing 

A takeoff on traditional Piemontese bagna cauda, this flavorful warm vinaigrette is also good on bitter greens such as escarole, frisée, or dandelions. 

 

Puff Pastry Samosas with Green Peas 

To save time, this recipe uses puff pastry dough instead of traditional samosa dough. Serve with green chutney (of course). 

 ... Read more >

Comments (0)

Recipes: St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

guinness Skip the green beer this St. Patrick's Day and prepare this homey yet sophisticated menu of Irish-inspired dishes instead. Irish Potato Soup with Cheese and Red Ale Top this comforting soup with crisp, crumbled bacon. If you can't find Kerrygold Dubliner cheese, substitute a sharp aged cheddar. Corned Beef with Parsley Sauce Evoke the Emerald Isle with this classic corned beef recipe from food writer Colman Andrews—made with nary a drop of food coloring. Irish Soda Bread A traditional Irish meal would not be complete without this staple of the country's cuisine. Irish soda bread can be made with all-

Comments (0)