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  • The Very Best Way to Make Chicken Picatta

    Chicken piccata is a great weekday dinner. It’s fast, easy and delicious. The traditional recipe calls for chicken cutlets, which are not as easy t...
  • Serve bagels at your next cheese tasting

    Stack o Cheese
    Turns out that the cheese does not stand alone. We love hearing from our customers about how they use The Nicer Slicer. They come up with all sorts of techniques and recipes. I recently received this idea from a user in Northwest Ohio.
     
    “Over the holidays, my daughters brought 7 or 8 fancy cheeses home. They wanted to taste and compare some blue cheeses and other varieties before offering them to guests at an upcoming party.
  • Appetizers: Do the Math

     

    We had guests for dinner the other night and I wanted make a hot appetizer. Looking around the kitchen, I found some “everything” bagels, Romano cheese and a first pressing olive oil. What could I do with those ingredients? Further searching turned up homemade pesto and Tabasco sauce. I became inspired and here is the result:

    Bruschetta alla Romano (yields 36 pieces)

    1½ pre-sliced “everything” bagels
    3 Tbsp. good quality olive oil
    3 tsp. pesto
    ¼ cup grated Romano cheese
    1 tsp. Tabasco sauce

  • Slicer Up Some Great Road Food

    Travel tips: The LIttle Sandy sandwich   My family has traveled regularly to Michigan and North Carolina from our home in Ohio for years. Long car trips are part of the adventure. This sandwich has been in our family for three generations. We call it the "The Little Sandy" since it was invented by my mom (whose name is Sandy also, but she's much smaller than me.) It makes great travel food!

  • The Little Sandy Grilled Cheese Sandwich

     

    We’ve been thinking about grilled cheese sandwiches a lot lately. Recipes developed here in the Nicer Slicer test kitchen have to pass our trifecta of criteria: does it taste good, does it look appealing and is it easy to make?