Over the weekend, we made batches of these cocktail recipes from Bachelor in Paradise bartender Wells Adams. Wells partnered with Tropicana to craft two juicy cocktails: Tropicana’s Tequila Sunset and Wells’ Watermelon Spritz. Both of our pitchers were emptied within an hour! You can turn either cocktail into a mocktail by substituting ginger ale for […]

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[1] Strawberry gazpacho has vegetables, onion and herbs, like a basic vegetable gazpacho (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] The markets are filled with fresh strawberries, ready to enjoy plain or in recipes like this (photo © Good Eggs).   Our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog added strawberries to a classic gazpacho […]

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[1] Freshly caught and skinned wild salmon (all photos © Sitka Salmon Shares). [2] Line-caught salmon. [3] After they’re caught, the fish are quickly processed. [4] They’re blast-frozen, and shipped by FedEx to your doorstep.   We were recently invited to try a sample of Sitka Salmon Shares. It’s a wild-caught Alaskan seafood delivery service. […]

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[1] One-pot Spaghetti Caprese With Burrata (photo © The Baker Chick). [2] Moist and creamy, burrata is a great cheese for fresh-cheese lovers (© Murray’s Cheese).   Finally, burrata cheese is being made by enough American producers that many cheese lovers nationwide can buy it locally. Beyond enjoying it in a Caprese salad or with […]

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Whether you grow your own tomatoes or live near a supply of farm-grown beauties, put the summer abundance of fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes to use with this no-cook tomato sauce for pasta and pizza. We often make this recipe when we come across a lot of very ripe tomatoes, priced to sell. The recipe is from DeLallo, […]

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[1] Non-dairy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Häagen-Dazs makes non-dairy frozen treats in both cartons and bars (photo © Häagen-Dazs | Facebook), [3] Bubbie’s uses conventional dairy ice cream in its Ice Cream Bites (photos #3 and #4 © Bubbies’s Ice Cream. […]

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If you’ve had clam chowder or fish chowder, you know that the seafood is mixed into the soup with the other ingredients. In this recipe, created by recipe developer and blogger Sylvia Fountaine for the Idaho Potato Commission, the seafood is placed atop the chowder for a delicious dinner. As you can see in the […]

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[1] A salad of farmers market ingredients, from mache to nasturtium leaves (both photos © Good Eggs). [2] Even if you think you don’t like tomatoes, try a lush, ripe heirloom tomato. They’re practically a different species from regular supermarket fare.   For salad lovers, summer is the season to revel. Many traditionally summer fruits […]

Diet Tips