Unique Food Recipes & Dinner Ideas

Effortless Gourmet Easter Recipes

Effortless Gourmet Easter Recipes
Easter (and passover) is, for most people, one of the most important holidays, whether for religious reasons or simply to gather friends and family. The foods we all serve often are not given as much thought as the other important holidays. Here are some really simple recipes to change all that. 

Spring's Triple Crown: Morel, Ramp and Fiddlehead Recipes

Spring's Triple Crown: Morel, Ramp and Fiddlehead Recipes
Nothing in the food world better indicates the coming of spring than the arrival of the wild foraged morel mushroom, the ramp (a wild leek), and th...

Peekytoe Crab Eggs Benedict

Peekytoe Crab Eggs Benedict
  Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Ingredients: Peekytoe Crab Salad: 8 0z peekytoe crab meat (To-Table Peekytoe Crab Here)1 teasppon le...

Stone Ground Grits

Stone Ground Grits
We have wonderful recipes for grits rich in the southern and Mardis Gras traditions below. We start with the simple cooking directions and then move on to recipes that highlight the power of grits ( AKA polenta).

Oscar Night 2020

Oscar Night 2020

Before we discuss the food, here are some lists that may be both interesting and the fodder for trivia games or contests during the event...

  • HOW MANY HORS D'OEUVRES DO I SERVE FOR A COCKTAIL PARTY?

  • HOW SHOULD I PLAN THE MENU?

  • HOW MUCH WINE DO I NEED FOR A COCKTAIL PARTY

Quail Recipes

Quail Recipes

To-Table features two types of quail. The jumbo Coturnix from Cavendish game birds in Vermont and Bandera (Bobwhite) Quail from the Diamond H Ranch. Both are considered the finest. We include recipes for quail, preparation for the poppers and ideas for using quail eggs.

Ideas for the Holiday Party

Ideas for the Holiday Party
Holiday gatherings, whether they be cocktail and hors d'ouevres affairs, a buffet or a festive sit down dinner, can take less work than it seems - and the easier they are, the more fun you can have. One of time tested ways to keep the party simple is with really great food. Let the food do the work, not the recipe.

Wild About Mushrooms for Thanksgiving

Wild About Mushrooms for Thanksgiving

The colonists at the first Thanksgiving definitively had venison, and the fowl also could have been wild turkey, but if so, it was a very distant relative of that bird in the supermarket case today. The wild birds (Heritage Turkeys are similar domestic birds) are firmer, and have a rich, intense flavor since they are mostly dark meat. If you decide to go wild here, why not add the produce of the forest floor to the Thanksgiving table? Foragers have been out gathering wild mushrooms and the flavors are perfect for your Thanksgiving Feast.

Aged Standing Prime Rib Roast

Aged Standing Prime Rib Roast
Prime Standing Rib Roast Is there anything more truly beautiful than a perfect prime rib? A deep brown crust crackling with salt and fat, sliced op...

The Guide to Wild Foraged Mushrooms

The Guide to Wild Foraged Mushrooms
If you do not forage for your own mushrooms, it can be challenging to find great quality and assortments of wild mushrooms at your local retailer. Professional foragers have helped resolve this situation, but they tend to offer slightly larger quantities than the home cook hopes for. Do not let this dissuade you from enjoying the opulence and joy of cooking with these beauties. The seasons can be relatively short and not to be missed. Either, share with friends, freeze some (methods described below), or indulge in an feasting orgy of one of nature's greatest gifts.

Live Fresh Caught Day Boat Lobster from Maine

Live Fresh Caught Day Boat Lobster from Maine
Lobsters have a colorful history from plentiful and shunned to a gourmet staple for the most discerning palates. How lobster is brought to market determines the experience with only day boat fished lobsters shipped directly to your door delivering the promised delightful crisp taste and firm sweet meat. The lobster is a treat either simply steamed or boiled and enjoyed with drawn butter or as the basis of creations from rolls and bisque to pastas. 

Why is Heritage Turkey Considered the Best? (Plus recipe and menu ideas)

Why is Heritage Turkey Considered the Best? (Plus recipe and menu ideas)

What exactly is a heritage turkey? It's a naturally mating bird with a slow growth rate (taking 26-30 weeks to mature) that spends most of its long life outdoors. In a Bon Appetit taste test, the Heritage turkey won, 4 out of 5 tasters preferring the Heritage. Learn more about why these turkeys are better and tastier than commercial turkeys.