Today’s tip comes via one of our favorite artisan tea blenders, Tay Tea. It’s blue tea, an herbal tea from Thailand that made its way here a few years ago. It still remains largely under the radar, except at artisan tea shops that blend their own teas. Butterfly pea flower tea is made by steeping […]

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[1] A Red Ranger chicken, a heritage cross created by Root Down Farm. Get yours from Good Eggs (photo © Good Eggs). [2] The Red Ranger chicken, ready to eat (photo © Good Eggs). [3] The Brahma breed of heritage chicken. Here’s more about it (photo © The Livestock Conservancy). [4] The Campine breed of […]

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[1] First, make the ice pops. Serve them with sliced watermelon and Coors Light (both photos © Coors Light). [2] Before taking a bite, dip the pop into the chili salt blend. Bite, enjoy, then have a sip of Coors Light.   National Michelada Day is July 12th. But because you might want to serve […]

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Want a super-easy dessert for July 4th weekend? This trifle combines sweetened, beaten cream cheese with fresh berries. There’s no cooking: Just add sugar and vanilla to the cream cheese, and layer it with the berries. It’s like an unbaked cheesecake, a nice change from the classic British custard-and-pound-cake trifle. Thanks to Taste of Home […]

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We’ve lived in New York City our whole life but had never heard of Grandma Pizza. Maybe it’s because we didn’t have an Italian grandmother. According to King Arthur Flour, which has a wealth of baking knowledge (and lots of delicious recipes): A New York City staple, Grandma Pizza has its origins in the homes […]

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Ready to test your extra virgin olive oil chops? See how many of these questions you can answer correctly. Thanks to California Olive Ranch for the test and photos. Their premium olive oils are so delicious, you can drink them from the spoon (two tablespoons a day are recommended by the FDA for heart health). […]

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[1] Pretty pasta, with colorful nutrition from kale and tomatoes (photo and recipe © DeLallo). [2] DeLallo’s authentic Italian spaghetti (photo © DeLallo). [3] Different varieties of kale. Through the Middle Ages, kale was one of the most common green vegetables in Europe. Curly-leaf and flat-leaf varieties were cultivated in Greece as far back as […]

Diets To Lose Weight