[1] Beet + Lemon + Ginger, one of five Beetology flavors. (all photos © Beetology). [2] How about a Beetarita? Here’s the recipe. [3] Make a beet iced tea. [4] A beet and orange slush. Add yogurt for a smoothie. [5] The sugar beet looks like a parsnip (photo courtesy Prose.com).   The formal name […]

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Last summer, we extolled the fun of Rainbow Sangria, with a rainbow of fruit ice cubes. Today, it’s Schnapsicles: ice pops with wine and schnaps (see below). If you’re in the D.C. area, you can head to Stable D.C.’s Swiss-American restaurant for some Schnapsicles. Executive Chef David Fritsche adds fun to his menu with ice […]

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[1] Limburger, a washed-rind cow’s milk cheese, has a pungent aroma but is mild on the palate. You can get it from Chalet Cheese Cooperative (photo © The Wisconsin Cheeseman). [2] While many fans enjoy a limburger sandwich, it is also popular as a table cheese with beer and pretzels (photo © America’s Dairyland | […]

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Necessity is the mother of invention, said Plato*. We’re thrilled that Gosili, a producer of reusable silicone cups, lids, sandwich bags, straws and more, added this item to their drinkware line: The Universal Straw Lid, a silicon top with a straw, that stretches over any drinkware top and creates a spill-proof, bug-proof seal. From everyday […]

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[1] Blueberry focaccia. The recipe is below (photo © King Arthur Flour). [2] Focaccia with kalamata olives. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo). [3] Earlier recipes had simple toppings: herbs like rosemary or sage, salt and olive oil. Here’s the recipe from (photo © King Arthur Flour). [4] Focaccia can be baked in a round […]

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Le Coq Rico is a poultry-centric bistro in Manhattan that specializes in whole roast birds: chicken, duck, game hen and quails. But among such French classics, you can find some food fun; like this arugula-fig salad with parmesan cheese and a popcorn garnish! After we first had it at the restaurant, we started using popcorn […]

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[1] Blueberry is one of five flavors of Köe Organic Kombucha (photos #1 and #2 © Koe). [2] Strawberry Lemonade Köe Kombucha. [3] Paulaner Grapefruit Radler: half pink grapefruit juice, half lager, all heaven (photo © Paulaner). [4] Take a trip to the tropics with Sparkale: sparkling tropical ale, with pineapple and coconut flavors (photo […]

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