Soursop is in season. It’s harvested in April and May, and again in September through November. What is soursop, you ask? Also known as graviola and guanabana, soursop is a heart-shaped tropical fruit (photo #2) native to the Caribbean and South America. Other names include thorny custard apple, thorny mango and thorny fruit, due to […]

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[1] A classic part of many American breakfasts: a glass of orange juice (photo courtesy Sting | Wikipedia). [2] Celebrate the day with something special: a rim of Tajin seasoning on your glass of orange juice (photo © Tajin). [3] A glass of blood orange juice is a special treat (photo © Mongibello Juice). [4] […]

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Frankly Organic Vodka is a new brand, developed by husband-and-wife marathon runners who wanted to bring a “better for you” lifestyle to the spirits industry. They created a line of vodka with ingredient transparency—something they couldn’t find in other brands. As health advocates, they wanted to know exactly what was in the beverages they were […]

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For a Mother’s Day homemade treat that doesn’t involve turning on the stove or the oven, how about some strawberry and rosé ice pops? This recipe, from Teresa Barajas, was sent to us by the California Strawberry Commission. Fun and refreshing, the ice pops are infused with rosé wine (photo #1). There is no added sugar. […]

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[1] The Woodford Spire bourbon cocktail, served in a julep glass (both photos © Woodford Reserve). [2] Woodford Reserve, smooth and tasty, is an excellent Bourbon to drink straight or in cocktails. [3] Lemonade from frozen concentrate is second-best to fresh-squeezed (photo © Minute Maid).   Tomorrow you’ll be able to watch “the most exciting […]

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Our Top Pick Of The Week is Holm Made Toffee, a 30-year-old family enterprise that began as many artisan food companies do: by making toffee gifts for friends and family. As with most of these small businesses, the thundering enthusiasm from the recipients led them, ultimately, to a small commercial enterprise. As more people tasted […]

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[1] Make these red velvet cheesecake brownies anytime you want to express your love (photos #1, #2 and recipe © Thomas John | Purecane). [2] Purecane replaces sugar in a 1:1 ratio. It’s that easy! [3] That irresistible red color! Here’s the recipe from McCormick (photo © McCormick). [4] Red velvet is such a popular […]

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