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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Tate’s Bakery’s Fresh Blueberry and White Chocolate Tart



Tate's Bakeshop, Southampton's finest
         If it’s summer in the Hamptons, it’s time to head to Tate’s. This charming bake shop lights up the Village of Southampton with its incredible array of scones and muffins, cakes and cobblers. And then there are the pies!  Delicious fresh berries from farms all over the area are ladled into flaky pie crusts.  And in the case of today’s recipe, they top a white chocolate cream that’s a sweet foil for the tart taste of blueberries. Served cold, it’s also a very refreshing way to cap off a summer meal.  And to think, Tate’s got its start at a local farm stand.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Dubliner Chicken with Pasta, Pancetta and Arugula



            Have you ever bought one of those massive bricks of Dubliner cheese at Costco and then gotten home and thought how on earth can I use all this?  Not that Dubliner isn’t a robust choice: Its flavor has the sharpness of a great aged cheddar, the nuttiness akin to Swiss cheese and the bite of a great piece of Parmesan.  But face it, the block looks like something from one of those government cheese giveaways.  So I was very pleased to come across a recipe which uses Dubliner to great advantage and gives you yet another way to serve that kitchen workhorse: the boneless, skinless chicken breast.