[1] Beet hummus, a passionate red purple for Spring, Easter, Mother’s Day, Christmas and Valentine’s Day (photo © California Olive Ranch). [2] Add some equally bright crudites: colored cauliflower florets, multicolor cherry tomatoes, and crinkle-cut carrots, below (photo © Sid Wainer). [3] Instead of buying baby carrots which often have little flavor, buy standard carrots […]

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[1] Slow cooker mulled wine. The recipe is below (recipe and photos #1 and #2 © Hello Fresh). [2] It takes just 90 minutes in a slow cooker. [3] If you have stemmed glasses, by all means use them (photo © Edward Howell | Unsplash).   March 3rd is National Mulled Wine Day. Where we […]

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[1] Slane is a relative newcomer to Irish whiskey. Irish whiskey was one of the earliest distilled drinks in Europe, arising in the 12th century (photos #1 through #4 © Slane Irish Whiskey| Brown-Forman). [2] Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Coffee. Here’s the original recipe and history of the drink. [3] Slane’s unique triple-casked […]

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The Saucy Ladies have created a line of deliciously crunchy, old-fashioned kettle chips. First, let’s take a minute to compare kettle chips—the original potato chips—to the modern, continuous-process chips.     WHAT ARE KETTLE CHIPS? As their name might suggest, what we now call “small batch” potato chips were originally cooked in a large kettle. […]

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