Food Tips

By Catharine L. Kaufman — a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink Dear Foodies: There are as many inspired solutions to problems that pop up in the performance of the culinary arts, as there are tricks to every … Read More

Asparagus & Tomato Salad

Both the phallic-shaped asparagus and the luscious tomato that translates to “love apple” in many languages, have been favored as aphrodisiacs since ancient times. So it’s not surprising that my hot-blooded Transylvanian-Hungarian ancestors have come … Read More

Love Salad

The Asparagus and Tomato Salad has long been regarded as an aphrodisiac by Mediterranean cultures. The phallic symbol of the asparagus is combined with the Love Apple—as tomatoes are still called in Greek, Hebrew and … Read More