We love bread, unashamedly. We’d rather eat bread than meat. We don’t need any condiment; just bread, delicious bread. Of course, that means good bread, artisan bread, bread from small bakeries like Atoria’s Family Bakery in Gilroy, California (they ship nationwide). Grandmother Atoria grew up in Assyria, the kingdom of northern Mesopotamia that became the […]

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While the third week in July is National Prosecco Week, August 13th is National Prosecco Day. Prosecco, a sparkling wine, is our favorite summer wine—and a good year-round sparkler, taking its place among the world’s noteworthy sparkling wines. Light, fizzy, balanced with a layers of sweet fruit, it’s a good white wine to serve as […]

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Vegetables are delicious pickled, but so are fruits. Think sweet fruit in a spicy and tart marinade. This recipe for pickled apples, to celebrate National Apple Week, came to us from U.S. Apple. According to A Healthier Michigan, the first full week in August is National Apple Week. We can’t find other references for this […]

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[1] Beet + Lemon + Ginger, one of five Beetology flavors. (all photos © Beetology). [2] How about a Beetarita? Here’s the recipe. [3] Make a beet iced tea. [4] A beet and orange slush. Add yogurt for a smoothie. [5] The sugar beet looks like a parsnip (photo courtesy Prose.com).   The formal name […]

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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 […]

Diet Tips