World Paloma Day is May 22nd. We recently featured a classic Paloma recipe for Cinco de Mayo, but you can take this popular and refreshing drink a step further—and give it a global spin. Like all classic cocktails, the Paloma invites you to play with the recipe and customize it—perhaps create your signature Paloma. Today’s […]

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[1] Chantilly, a.k.a. whipped cream, garniches a slice of pie (photo © King Arthur Baking). [2] Clotted cream, also called Devon cream: a specialty of the U.K. and part of “cream tea” with scones and jam (photo © Cupcake Project). [ 3] Creme fraiche, a cultured cream that is a more piquant substitute for whipped […]

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May 20th is National Pizza Party Day (it varies yearly: the third Friday of May). Can you make a flatbread instead? Sure, we say: because pizza vs. flatbread is simply a matter of the dough. The main technical difference between flatbread and pizza is that: Flatbread uses unleavened dough, i.e., dough that doesn’t have yeast. […]

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It’s American Craft Beer Week, celebrating the more than 6,600 U.S. independent craft brewers*. If you needed an excuse to explore new beers, the second full week in May is it! When you’re shopping for craft beer, book for the Independent Craft Brewer Seal (on all photos). The seal indicates that the beer was brewed […]

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[1] Top a pizza with your favorite antipasto ingredients (photo © DeLallo). [2] You can add antipasto meats to the vegetarian recipe below. In photo: sweet soppressata, hot soppressata, Genoa salami, prosciutto (photo © Williams Sonoma). [3] Provolone, a classic Italian cheese, often served cubed on an antipasto platter (photo © Castello Cheese). [4] We […]

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[1] Carrot hummus, served with crunchy crudités (photo © Wine Institute). [2] Whole cumim seeds. Toast them for great flavor (photo © Planet Spices | Etsy). [3] Pine nuts and garlic cloves. Did you know that pine nuts come from pine cones† (photo © C.J. Dayrit | Unsplash)? [4] Aleppo pepper, a crushed hot chile […]

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At our house, toast comes to the table with butter, cream cheese, and jam. But this weekend, we’ll adapt this idea for creative toast toppings from Woodstock Foods. Whole grain toast (so much more flavorful than packaged white bread!) is served with guacamole as the bread spread, and a DIY assortment of healthful toppings: Capers […]

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