[1] A glass of Strawberry Mint Dah!-brand lassi (all photos © Dahlicious). [2] Lassi served India-style, topped with rose petals and chopped pistachio nuts. [3] Pouring plain lassi into traditional terracotta cups, called kulhar or kulhad. [4] Pour yourself a refreshing glass of lassi; here, Alphonse Mango, Strawberry Mint, and Tomato Lassi With Mixed Berries. […]

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[1] Scoops of fresh watermelon take the place of ice cream in this breakfast banana split (photo © National Watermelon Promotion Board). [2] Shredded coconut is the perfect garnish for this breakfast sundae (photo © Gourmet Food World). Check out 21 more watermelon recipes, including cocktails. > The history of watermelon. > The history of […]

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August 1st is National Spritz Day and the most famous spritz cocktail in the U.S. is the Aperol Spritz. We love it, but how about something new: a Mint Julep Spritz recipe (below)? What’s a spritz? A spritz is a wine-based cocktail made with prosecco, a bitter liqueur such as Aperol, Campari, or Cynar, and […]

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[1] This is one chocolate chip cookie, mega flavor as well as size (all photos © Levain Bakery). [2] If we could only choose one, it might be Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip. Levain’s oatmeal raisin cookies, packed with juicy raisins.   Our favorite big, chunky cookie maker, Levain Bakery, is offering free shipping for […]

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[1] Hass avocados have the creamy flesh needed for mashing (photos #1, #2, #3, and #4 © ACC Art Books). [2] Three avocado toast recipes: something for everyone (or, all three for everyone!). [3] Caren Rideau’s Terra y Vino Dry Riesling is a perfect match with her avocado toast. [4] Caren Rideau: Kitchen Designer, Vintner, […]

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[1] This Indian-accented lasagna is gluten-free. The recipe is below (photo © Urban Accents). [2] Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna combines two favorites. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo). [3] Something different: lasagna soup! Here’s the recipe (photo © Wisconsin Dairy). [4] Ravioli lasagna. Here’s the recipe (photo © Oxmoor House [permanently closed]). [5] Who needs a […]

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This Scattered California Roll comes under the category of “Why didn’t we think of this?” But we’re thankful that Grace Parisi came up with the idea (more about Grace below). This recipe is in the chirashi sushi category. The name means “scattered sushi” in Japanese, and it’s the easiest sushi to make because, rather than […]

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