The most delicious Mother’s Day feast features this delicacy

Instead of busy restaurants and fixe prix menus, a delicious Mother’s Day feast can be delivered directly to mom. While everyone knows that mom should never lift a finger on her celebratory day, it doesn’t mean that food delivery comes with her spending the day in the kitchen. In many ways, this option brings delicious, fresh food home and allows for a little cooking creativity along the way.

This year Maine Seafood offered a special Mother’s Day gift box. With enough food for four people, the box included lobster tails, crab meat, oysters, little neck clams and seaweed. Basically,

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Cake frosting 101: Your guide to common icing types | Feast and Field: Food Begins in the Field

We all know icing is the perfect finishing touch to a great cake.

“The phrase ‘icing on the cake’ refers to making something that is already good even better — that’s what icing does,” says Elizabeth Wall, kitchen manager at Maxie B’s bakery in Greensboro, North Carolina. “It serves as a way to enhance cake layers by adding a different texture to a cake or incorporating multiple flavors in a finished cake. Icing also helps to preserve and seal freshly baked cake layers, keeping all the goodness combined until the last slice is enjoyed.”

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An Easter feast as tribute to the best of spring

In Southern California, where there’s a nearly imperceptible shift in weather between the seasons, I more and more find myself embracing holidays to mark the passing of time. In this regard, Easter warrants special consideration as it heralds the beginning of spring.

The holiday lands with the arrival of the season’s best ingredients, and I love paying tribute to them in a feast befitting this rejuvenatory time. Lamb? An absolute must. New potatoes? Of course! And mint? The more, the better. If my food doesn’t bring to mind visions of running through a lush field while flowers burst forth and

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Easter recipes for a feast that honors the best of spring

In Southern California, where there’s a nearly imperceptible shift in weather between the seasons, I more and more find myself embracing holidays to mark the passing of time. In this regard, Easter warrants special consideration as it heralds the beginning of spring.

The holiday lands with the arrival of the season’s best ingredients, and I love paying tribute to them in a feast befitting this rejuvenatory time. Lamb? An absolute must. New potatoes? Of course! And mint? The more, the better. If my food doesn’t bring to mind visions of running through a lush field while flowers burst forth and

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