What’s at the end of the rainbow? A rainbow veggie pizza! This pizza is also a clever way to get the I-don’t-want-vegetables contingent to eat more of them. Thanks to Pampered Chef for the recipe.   RECIPE: RAINBOW VEGGIE PIZZA Ingredients 1 ball (16 ounces/450 g) fresh pizza dough Canola oil Assorted fresh vegetables such […]

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[1] An IPA and some of the hops (at left) used to brew it (photo courtesy Homebrewers Association). [2] The “official” IPA glass designed by Spielgau, a subsidiary of Riedel, known for designing glassware that best shows off a particular style of beer or type of wine. Here’s more about it (photo courtesy KegWorks). [3] […]

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July 29th is National Chicken Wing Day. Mankind has been eating chicken wings since the first chicken was caught. Chickens were domesticated from the Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus), possibly crossed with the Grey Junglefowl. Both are members of the pheasant family. Back in the day before man settled down to farming and animal husbandry, some […]

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[1] Artisan lollipops from Quevanna. [2] European lollipop art (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma). [3] Taking lollipops to the next level: art. From MolassesCandy.Blogspot.   July 20th is National Lollipop Day. According to the National Confectioners Association, eating sugar from a stick likely dates to prehistoric man, who licked honey off the stick he used to scrape […]

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For National French Fry Day, July 13th, treat yourself to the largest French fry we’ve ever seen. Created at Michael Jordan’s The Steak House in New York City, you’ll need a fork and knife—unless you want to eat it caveman-style. Each fry (photo #1) is the size of one whole Idaho russet potato (photo #2) […]

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All you need is a sharp knife and a peeler or mandoline to decorate goat cheese logs the way John Karangis does. Karangis is the executive chef at Union Square Events, and his job is to present dazzling foods. Yet, this particular dazzler does not require culinary school. Here’s all you need: RECIPE: DECORATED GOAT […]

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This is the exciting part of the Paleo Diet – the Paleo Food List – the allowed foods are more than enough to make mealtimes exciting, nourishing and flavoursome. In general if you think back to the scrumptious meals that your grandmother produced the basics of those will be the basic of your new eating […]

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[1] If potato sandwich sounds strange to you, call it by its original name: potato smørrebrød (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Fingerling potatoes (photo courtesy The Cilantropist). [3] The leftover fresh dill can be used in many recipes: egg, tuna and potato salads, green salads, Martinis, omelets, sauces… (photo courtesy McCormick).   In Denmark, […]

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