[1] This potato salad with classic Burmese ingredients can be served warm or chilled. The recipe was developed by Tina of Love Is In My Tummy, for the Idaho Potato Commission (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Some of the authentic Burmese ingredients that are blended with the traditional potatoes and mayo (photo © Idaho […]

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[1] Sushi donuts can be filled and topped with anything you like. Express your outer sushi artist with different toppings, artistically presented. Here’s how to start, from A Side Of Sweet. [2] Vegetarian sushi donuts, above with orange carrot, purple carrot, radish and black sesame seeds. Here’s the recipe from Two Spoons, as well as […]

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If you’re near a Fleming’s Steakhouse (there are locations nationwide), you can celebrate Father’s Day with Filet Mignon Eggs Benedict (photo #1). It’s a meat-lovers riff on the classic Eggs Benedict, which is Canadian bacon, a poached egg and hollandaise sauce on an English muffin (photo #2). Fleming’s Eggs Benedict has filet mignon, sautéed spinach […]

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What’s new in sangria? This clever idea from I|O Godfrey, a rooftop lounge at The Godfrey Hotel in Chicago. (In fact, it’s Chicago’s largest indoor/outdoor rooftop.) An array of colored ice cubes is made from fresh fruit juices. After they’re piled high in a tall glass, a blend of moscato and vodka are poured from […]

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[1] Yum, yum: Mediterranean chicken with kalamata olives (both photos courtesy DeLallo). [2] A more conventional spelling is kalamata (transliterated from the Greek alphabet). Regardless of the spelling, these extra-large, pitted kalamata/calamata olives from DeLallo are great.   June 1st was National Olive Day. This year, it fell on the weekend, when we often don’t […]

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How about a great bottle of rum for Father’s Day? Take a look at Appleton Estate rums, a line so fine that the company doesn’t even make unaged white/silver rum. Most Americans have only known about rum since Prohibition, but in the Caribbean it’s been around since the 17th century. It’s light and cheerful, a […]

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There’s a lot that’s happening in the nondairy milk space, and most of it is excellent. This week’s Top Pick is Almond Breeze Almondmilk from Blue Diamond. Even if you’re perfectly happy with cow’s milk (as we are), you should give it a try. Some people seek nondairy milks because of lactose intolerance, kosher or […]

Diets To Lose Weight