[1] A bag of frozen raspberries turned into sugar-free soft serve (all photos © Yonanas). [2] Turn the soft-serve into ice pops. [3] Pumpkin Yonanas with pumpkin pie spices and red wine ice cubes. [4] How about a Yonanas cone? [5] Call it a sundae or a breakfast bowl.   July is National Ice Cream […]

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Here’s some food fun for National Ice Cream Month: Use olive oil or whiskey as the “sauce” on your sundae. It’s a sophisticated sundae that can also be made with sorbet. Use your finest olive oil. While some people will prefer the mildest oil, we also like fruity or peppery olive oil flavors. Prefer to […]

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Fishers Island is located in Long Island Sound, between the eastern tips of Connecticut and Long Island. Open for 100 years, it has long been a haven for summer visitors. The Pequot, the only public bar and restaurant on the island, is a gathering place for cocktails, burgers, wood-fired pizza, local Fishers Island oysters and […]

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[1] Just pop fruits that need to be ripened in a paper bag (photo © Good Eggs). [2] The riper the banana, the faster it will help to ripen the other fruits (photo © King Arthur Flour). [3] Before you can dig into the creamy flesh, you need to ripen an avocado (photo © Aldi). […]

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Lush summer tomatoes invite a no-cook tomato sauce that delivers fresh tomato flavor. Use homegrown or farmers market tomatoes for the most vibrant taste. This no-cook sauce is also delicious on: Polenta Hot cereals like cream of wheat or rice and grits Breakfast eggs   It couldn’t be easier or faster to whip up. Thanks […]

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[1] Fish fillet with mussels and shrimp (photo © Bamboo Sushi | Portland). [2] Three different fish fillets, scallops and shrimp (photo © Allen Brothers). [3] Grilled asparagus, carrots, red bell pepper, red onions, yellow squash. Here’s a recipe (photo © Taste Of Home). [4] From top: portabella and shiitake mushrooms, plum tomatoes (seeds removed), […]

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We’re starting our July 4th lunch with something elegant: these crunchy crostini (photo #1). They go well with beer, wine, cocktails, iced tea, sparkling water, even lemonade. You start with a white bean spread on toasted bread (crostini); then top the slices with just about anything. Roasted tomatoes are delicious; but if you want to […]

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July 1st is National Creative Ice Cream Day. It’s also National Gingersnap Day. How about combining the two with an easy gingerbread or gingersnap ice cream? Just combine the ingredients below. For a super-Creative Ice Cream Day, use them all: Ginger & Gingersnap Caramel Swirl Toasted Pecan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream!     RECIPE: GINGERBREAD/GINGERSNAP […]

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