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Wine Cooler Vs. Sangria: The Difference & A July 4th Recipe

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July 4th Potato Salad Recipe: Red, White & Blue…& Delicious!

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FOOD FUN: Freeze Grapes To Use As Ice Cubes

[1] This “July 4th” wine cooler takes the extra step of cutting apple slices into stars. You can serve the same recipe all summer long with regular apple slices (photo © Daniele Aquino | Real Food Mostly Plants). [2] Find a good, affordable Chardonnay (photo © Boggle Winery). [3] Can’t find rambutan? Substitute lychee (photo […]

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[1] Frozen grapes keep chilled drinks (photo © Foods & Wines From Spain). [2] A medley of grape colors looks best (photo © Melissa’s Produce).   Here’s a way to keep cool your glass of white wine or other cold drinks that are served without ice: Use frozen grapes as ice cubes! They’re decorative, and […]

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Sprouted bread is typically a product sold in natural food stores. In our little municipality—the island of Manhattan—the supermarkets are very small and you have to go to a natural foods store to find anything sprouted. Fortunately, we have more than a few Whole Foods Markets which carry sprouted breads (check both the fresh bread […]

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[1] The three main types of onions: red, white, and yellow. But that’s just a start. Here are the different types of onions (photo © National Onion Association). [2] A hot dog with raw onions, cilantro, and melted Swiss cheese (photo © Murrays Cheese). [3] Beer-batter onion rings wih horseradish dipping sauce. Here’s the recipe […]

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[1] A French charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © Domino). [2] A German charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © Schneiders). [3] Italian charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © Harry And David). [4] Spanish charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © My Kitchen Love). [5] A charcuterie board doesn’t have to be as […]

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[1] Classic peaches and cream. The recipe is below (photo © Chef John). [2] The simplest peaches and cream: no cooking, just slice the peaches (photo © Spache The Spatula). [3] Peaches and cream mousse (photo © Chef Eric Cobb). [4] Fresh peaches, with their leaves and blossoms (photo © The Lore | Unsplash). [5] […]

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