[1] Add your favorite ingredients to a summer panzanella. Here’s a recipe from The Wanderlust Kitchen (photo © The Wanderlust Kitchen). [2] Panzanella is a way to turn lush summer tomatoes into a bread-and-tomato salad (photo © Baldor Specialty Foods).   Panzanella, a traditional Tuscan salad of bread and tomatoes, is delicious way to use […]

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When wine in cans and boxes were first broadly available in the mid-1990s, we tried a couple and turned up our nose. At that time, we were writing about fine wine, and just didn’t find canned wines worth our focus. But American consumers flocked to canned wines. And, when “better” winemakers realized consumers liked them, […]

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The creamy filling in burrata cheese is called stracciatella (strah-chee-ah-TELL-ah). Stracciatella consists of shreds of fresh mozzarella soaked in sweet cream. Stracciatella is a soft, white, creamy buffalo (or sometimes, cow’s) milk cheese* made with straccia (little shreds) of mozzarella. It may be that most people buy burrata instead of mozzarella for the creamy stracciatella†. […]

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News for people who love both coffee and cola: Coca-Cola, the world’s most popular soft drink has another innovation coming soon: Coca-Cola with Coffee. But you’ll have to wait for it. Coca-Cola with Coffee is currently only available to members of the Coca-Cola Insiders Club*. That’s how we got ours. If you’re not a member, […]

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[1] Individual chocolate mint cheesecakes (photo © Jennie-O). [2] Ashlee Marie made her own version of Andes Mints. Here’s her recipe (photo © Ashlee Marie). [3] Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers (photo © Nabisco).   July 30th is National Cheesecake Day. How about something cool and minty for a hot summer day? In these mini cheesecakes, […]

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[1] Make gluten-free pancakes with Pamela’s Baking & Pancake Mix (photos #1, #2, #3 and #4 © Pamela’s Products). [2] Ready for some homemade banana bread? [3] America’s favorite cookie, gluten-free. [4] What are your favorite pizza toppings? For a switch, switch the basil with baby arugula—or use both. [5] Whatever you want to bake, […]

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