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Skillet Berry Pie Recipe With Balsamic Blueberry Compote

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Avocado Recipes For National Avocado Day

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No Bake Cheesecake Recipe For National Cheesecake Day

Mesoamericans “discovered” the avocado, which had grown there for perhaps 50 million years. They called it ahuacatl, ah-hwa-CA-tay, which the Spanish conquistadors transcribed to aguacate. Archaeologists have found evidence of avocado consumption that dates back almost 10,000. Initially, people simply gathered wild avocados. Mesoamerican tribes such as the Olmec and the Here’s more history of […]

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July 30th is National Cheesecake Day. Last month we published a roundup of 43 cheesecake recipes, including classic, creative, full-size, individual, frozen and savory cheesecakes. Today, we have a no-bake cheesecake. Why turn on the oven on a hot day, when you can serve a stunning, easy-to-make dessert without it? Another bonus: this cheesecake has […]

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[1] Mom’s Classic Cheesecake recipe is made in 6″ springform pans (both photos © Green Valley). [2] Green Valley Lactose Free Cream Cheese is also organic.   Want to celebrate National Cheesecake Day (July 30th) but have lactose issues? There’s a great lactose-free cream cheese just waiting to be turned into cheesecake. Pick up Green […]

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[1] Salmon sashimi with marinated cucumbers and caviar, recipe #1 (photo © Le Coucou | NYC). [2] Salmon sashimi on fancy tostadas, at LT Bar & Grill in Hackensack, New Jersey (photo © LT Bar & Grill). [3] Raw salmon fillet (photo © Sitka Salmon Shares). [4] Salmon caviar, called ikura in Japanese (photo © […]

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[1] A fish burger topped with sauteed mushrooms (all photos © Good Catch Foods). [2] Crab cakes in a ramen bowl. [3] A fish fillet bánh mì sandwich. [4] Fish stick kabobs with a harissa dip. [5] Make a tuna roll, with or without jalapeño.   You’ve probably read about plant-based burgers and chicken, developed […]

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July 24th is National Tequila Day. How about a “pot luck” tequila tasting? The idea is to compare different tequilas, and decide which brands you prefer. It can be as simple as tequila and tortilla chips get-together, or a tequila-and-dinner potluck. Call your favorite tequila lovers and ask them what brand(s) they have. Then, make […]

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[1] The Jambalaya Hot Dog. You can use a Creole or Cajun sausage, or a good old American hot dog (photos #1, #3, #4 and #6 © McCormick). [2] A pot of jambalaya, served over rice (photo © Gelson’s Markets). [3] Zatarain’s smoked sausages, Cajun and Andouille. [4] Whip up jambalaya with a box of […]

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