[1] What goes into the fridge: the crisper drawer and on the shelves (photos 1 to 3 © Good Eggs). [2] What goes into the pantry. [3] What goes on the countertop. [4] Radishes go into the high humidity crisper drawer (photo © Amber Engle | Unsplash). [5] Cauliflower goes into the high humidity crisper […]

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Looking for an activity for yourself or for kids? Like goat cheese? You’re in luck. Belle Chevre, award-winning cheesemakers and one of our favorites, has added DIY cheese kits to their line of fresh goat cheeses. The kits have everything you need to make a log of goat cheese or a bowl of fromage blanc. […]

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[1] A close-up on pasta nests. These were made with carbonara ingredients (both photos © DeLallo). [2] Get out your muffin pan! [3] Capellini (angel hair) pasta nests. You can get them online from DeLallo.   For Easter—or anytime you’re looking for some food fun—these pasta nests are a festive way to enjoy one of […]

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[1] The Easter Bunny, fitted with a mask to prevent Covid (photo © Lillie Belle Farms).   Even the Easter Bunny is taking precautions in these risky times. The chocolatiers at Lillie Belle Farms have been turning out a colony* of chocolate bunnies wearing protective masks. Dark chocolate, milk chocolate and white chocolate bunnies are […]

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We can always rely on DiBruno Bros. in Philadelphia for the best specialty foods—and creative ways to use them. For Easter, they’ve used Easter egg cookie cutters (photo #2) to create an Easter cheese plate (photo #1). The semi-hard cheese group includes young Asiago, Cheddar, Colby, Edam, Fontinella, Gouda, Manchego, Provolone (photo #1) and Queso […]

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[1] Blueberries and lemon curd are a delicious combination Here’s the recipe from Baking A Moment. Substitute ice cream, pudding or mousse for the yogurt (photo © Baking A Moment). [2] It looks like the Easter Bunny made this parfait. Here’s the recipe from Sugar Spice And Family Life. Substitute ice cream, pudding or mousse […]

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Hops are one of the four components of beer, along with malted barley, yeast and water. They are used primarily as bittering, flavoring, and stability agents. In addition to bitterness, they impart floral, fruity, or citrus flavors and aromas, based on the particular strain and the terroir*. Without hops, beer would be a sticky-sweet fermented […]

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[1] Serve croissants or any bread products with lemon curd—including a raisin bagel (all photos © Bonne Maman). [2] A yogurt parfait with layers of lemon curd. [3] Mini cheesecakes topped with lemon curd. [4] Cake-in-a-jar: Layer strawberry preserves, cake, lemon curd, cake, and lemon curd. [5] Lemon curd is a great cake filling.

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April 2nd is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. Sure, you could have a sandwich; but how about a PB & J pizza? Peanut butter was considered a delicacy in the early 1900s. It was only served in New York City’s finest tea room, to an elite clientele. A recipe in the May 1896 issue […]

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