The Deli Dish

July 1, 2021

An Eater’s Guide to Tinned Fish at the Deli

  For everyone from pantry stockers, busy home cooks and dorm dwellers to pescatarians, campers and road trippers, tinned fish is the perfect food. Sustainable, portable and delicious, tinned fish defies social stereotypes and appeals to everyone from salt-of-the-earth workers to culinary elites. For the uninitiated, tinned fish – beyond the ever approachable tinned tuna – may […]

April 1, 2021

Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese from Vermont

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Raw milk, handmade, and marvelously delicious One of the tastiest blue cheeses in our Deli cases right now is the Bayley Hazen from Vermont, handmade by Mateo Kehler, Andy Kehler, and the caring crew at Jasper Hill Creamery. You’ll know why we get along so well when you see their slogan: […]

December 17, 2020

Simple Appetizers to Serve at Your House

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Easy, simple appetizers to entertain (even if it’s just yourself) Given that most of us won’t be going to big family gatherings this year, we might need to find our own way in the kitchen. Here’s a half dozen easy appetizers you can use to make magic in under ten […]

December 5, 2020

Smoked Turkey Risotto

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A new Thanksgiving tradition at our house I’d like to tell you my grandmother always made smoked turkey risotto on what she would have called “Erev Thanksgiving,” but that’s not true. What is true is that smoked turkey risotto just sort of happened on Wednesday evening last week. I came […]

November 1, 2020

Laura’s Olive Oil Cake, A Staff Recipe

  I found this recipe fo an olive oil cake in an (old) edition of the New York Times when I was at a friend's house, years ago. I wrote it down and finally just got around to making it! I love Campari's double edged bitter and citrusy sweetness. Paired with the fragrant olive oil, […]