Article: January, 2014

Culinary Classics: Mother Sauces

A Mother Sauce is a basic recipe that can be used on its own or as a starting point for far-flung variations.

The fundamental components of any sauce are liquid, thickener, and flavoring agents. Each of the Mother Sauces is distinguished by the combination of the basic ingredients. In turn, when the basic ingredients are substituted or enhanced, the result is called a small sauce.

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Are you socializing with us?

Did you know that every single day that our shop on Madison Avenue in Manhattan is open, there is a Lobel family member there cutting meat? The shop is never open without a Lobel behind the butcher block.

Why? Because we take pride in our product—it is our family name after all—and because we want to stay connected with our customers. There is something to say for being able to look our customer in the eye as we hand them a package of freshly cut steaks. (more…)

Sweet Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day only comes once a year—making it the perfect excuse to indulge in delicious treats! Whether you stick with traditional staples or try a new recipe, no Valentine’s Day menu would be complete without a few delicious desserts.



Pigskin party? Bring on the bacon!

This is the time of year when it seems that parties abound. Between Thanksgiving and Super Sunday, there are family parties, holiday gatherings, new year celebrations, play-off festivities, and so on. We’re always in need of quick, easy, and delicious party foods to keep the crowds of friends and family happy.

When it comes to a football party, casual and bite-size are two of the main requirements. The third main requirement? The menu must include bacon, of course.