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An Appetizing Thanksgiving

November 10th, 2010 · 4:55 pm

Thanksgiving’s main course may be pretty much set in stone with the usual lineup of turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, etc., but the appetizers and first course are open to interpretation. What could be a more delicious way to start the feast than with appetizing hors d’oeuvres from Russ & Daughters? To give you some ideas [...]

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Category: Entertaining · Holidays · Pack to Travel · Smoked Salmon · Take Home
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Count Down to Pickle Day: Pickled Herring with Curry, Medjool Dates and Roasted Cashews

October 13th, 2010 · 9:05 am

Each day this week, leading up to Pickle Day, we’re featuring different Russ & Daughters pickled products here on the blog. (And then we’ll be serving our Beet & Lemon Shrub at the Pickle Day festival on Sunday, October 17.) Today: Pickled Herring with Curry, Medjool dates and Roasted Cashews. Sweet and spice meet in [...]

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Pickled Lox, Pickle Day, and Pickles Every Day

October 11th, 2010 · 10:13 am

RUSS & DAUGHTERS PICKLED LOX Sunday, October 17 is the 10th annual “International Pickle Day” – a celebration of the rich food history and pickling traditions of the Lower East Side. Russ & Daughters will be there, and we hope that you’ll stop by our table at the festival. At the Pickle Day festival, Russ [...]

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Make Thanksgiving Appetizing and Easy

November 20th, 2009 · 7:01 pm

This Thanksgiving, as we celebrate both our history as a nation of newcomers and the bounty of this land, fish  —  not just fowl  —  deserves a place at the table. Appetizing food (smoked fish, caviar, herrings and spreads) represents one of the most unique food contributions that immigrants have made to this country, and [...]

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Appetizing on a Molecular Level

November 10th, 2008 · 6:54 am

El Bulli’s Ferran Adrià and Joshua Russ Tupper outside of Russ & Daughters (Photo courtesy of Serious Eats) Serious Eats‘ Ed Levine was charged, recently, with showing the legendary Ferran Adrià around New York. Ed writes: “Where do you take El Bulli‘s Ferran Adrià, the Spanish toque god, molecular gastronomy master, who closes his restaurant [...]

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