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Author: Monte Mathews

Montreal Bagels: What They Are and How to Make Them

Montreal Bagels: What They Are and How to Make Them

Montreal Bagels are handmade and always baked in a wood-fired oven and boy, are they good. Imagine being from Montreal, one Bagel heaven, and living in New York another Bagel Heaven.  Bagels were brought to both cities by Jewish immigrants from Poland and Eastern Europe.…

Crab Louis, The King of Salads

Crab Louis, The King of Salads

This incredibly easy salad is the perfect hot weather kick-off. As the temperature rises, and we look for ways to make both cooking and eating a breeze, Crab Louis (or Louie) is high on our list. The most seasonal of vegetables and sweet crab meat…

Stone Fruit Galettes from Tartine Bakery, San Francisco

Stone Fruit Galettes from Tartine Bakery, San Francisco

Now is the perfect moment for making these rustic pastries. Last weekend, Andrew was delighted to be back baking after a long winter hiatus. And the first thing he baked was a stone fruit galette.  It brought back memories of the individual galettes he had…

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

America’s Salute to Mexico has graced Chewing The Fat for years… Right after today’s story, you can read all about Cinco de Mayo. This year we’re making it easier than ever to celebrate. Here are  4 ready-eat recipes that Cinco and every Taco Tuesday a…