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Riviera Meals, from Marseilles to Portofino!

Our favorite recipes are the product of a Mediterranean-inspired longing, a great love for the sea and the culture and history of this French and Italian coastal paradise. The bounty of the coast is intoxicating. Bouillabaisse! Salade nicoise! Fresh fish (Branzino! Orata!), and briny mussels. Fragrant basil, bright lemon, and plenty of garlic. Oregano, rosemary, […]

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Fresh from the Docks: Copper River Salmon Season is Here!

The season is cruelly short–the time to celebrate by taking home a fresh, intensely flavorful piece of Copper River Salmon is NOW. Don’t leave the Fairway seafood counter without this life-enhancing piece of stunning fish. Why is Copper River Salmon worth dropping everything and heading straight to Fairway? Why does this fish have a fan […]

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Fire Up the Grill! Fairway’s Housemade Sausages and Kebabs

Memorial Day is around the corner–the kickoff of all things summertime: long days, flip-flops, and…barbeque season!  Soak skirt, hanger, or flatiron steak in soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, ginger and brown sugar; sear on the grill, and you’re a culinary hero/heroine. Marinate lamb chops in yogurt, parsley, lemon and mint and grill until obscenely juicy. […]

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Cinco de Mayo Fajita Fix

I love fajitas. I love the fajita process. Assembling the different components just the way you like ‘em and folding them into a hot flour (or corn!) tortilla. Squeezing a lime atop the whole shebang and digging in. The fajita is your blank canvas, waiting for your inspired culinary brushstrokes. 

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Spotlight on Scallops

There are about 300 species of scallops. They live in all salt waters of the world, and all are edible–and although I have not tried all 300 varieties, it is probably safe to surmise that all are delicious. The candy of the sea! They can be pearly right, iridescent rose, or even purple or blue. They are deceivingly easy […]

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A Menu of Ultimate LOVE for Valentine’s Day

Flowers are grand. But food? Food is love. Valentine’s Day may be about cutesy cards and gleeful smooching…but it is also a great opportunity to slow down and show your love with some quality time in the kitchen. We believe great food and great love are closely intertwined. We’re proud of this lusty menu, created by […]

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Great Grapes and a Grape Caesar Salad

While published research on grapes points to them being rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, it’s the finding of a particular substance called “resveratrol” that has many health proponents excited. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring substance found primarily in the skin of the dark red and purple grape, and to a lesser extent in green grapes.

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Magical Mushrooms: How to Use Fresh and Dried ‘Shrooms for Very Big Flavor

Steve fills us in on what to do with those cool, gorgeous porcini, cremini, chanterelles, and oysters; and why good cooks ought never be caught without dried ‘shrooms on hand. The Beauty of Wild, Fresh Mushrooms Never wash a mushroom. Wipe away any impurity with a cloth or a brush. Cut off the stem ends […]

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The Fabulous Fruit: Tomatoes

With great flavor, stunning variety, amazing cooking versatility, and some cutting-edge health benefits, the tomato fruit (yes, I said “fruit”) still reigns supreme as the star of the produce aisle. Often confused for vegetables because of our tendency to put them in salads, the tomato is actually a fruit. This is most evident when you […]

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Beat the Heat: A Stove-Free, Memorable Summer Meal

During the heat wave, instead of popping into a Duane Reade or vacant thrift shop every couple blocks to steal a break in the AC under the guise of “looking for a gift for my friend,” I thought some time Upstate would be nice. Understandably, not everyone is afforded the same gift of a weekend […]

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