From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
In this week’s round up: Weeds for dinner, Obama’s new food safety website, the most popular (and unpopular) grilled foods, beef recalls and McDonald’s egg-cellent decision.
The Romans believed this herb was a symbol of good luck. This month we’re celebrating fresh and feathery dill.
Dill is well-known for the perfection it achieves when paired with a pickle, but this in season herb has a variety of uses from salads to sauces and pairings with proteins.
Pickle brine may be an effective, environmentally friendly alternative to rock salt as roadway ice melt.