[1] Just buy four ingredients and assemble (photo © Sticky Walnut). [2] Use a good chocolate sauce for this recipe, or it can get cloying. King’s Cupboard, one of our favorite brands, has Bittersweet, Organic, Espresso, Sea Salt, and Sugar-Free hot fudge sauces. You can buy them online (photo © King’s Cupboard). [3] How to […]

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May 29th is National Biscuit Day, the first biscuit holiday until December 14th, National Biscuits & Gravy Day. Today’s tip: Serve biscuits instead of other breads or crackers with appetizer dips, spreads, and specialties like Baked Brie (photos #1, #2, and #3). Whether warm from the oven or room temperature, they’re that much more of […]

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[1] Dutch Apple Pie, a year-round favorite. The pies are sold frozen (all photos © Raised Gluten Free). [2] Strawberry Rhubarb Pie is a popular spring and summer choice. [3] Who doesn’t love Blueberry Bliss pie? [4] Lemon Tart. [5] Berry Peach Pie, along with Apple Pie, is sold at nearly all Whole Foods locations. […]

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[1] Eggfruit (or egg fruit, eggfruits, or canistel), whole and halved (photo © Bfaast). [2] Purée the flesh to enjoy as a pudding, topping or sauce, or make curd with the recipe below (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [3] You can also simply scoop out the insides and enjoy the creamy flesh (photo […]

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[1] Drinkmate can carbonte any beverage—not just club soda and other soft drinks, but coffee, juice, tea, and wine. It’s available in black, red, white, and Arctic blue (all photos © Drinkmate). [2] You’ll love carbonated iced tea. [3] Carbonate cocktails or straight spirits. That’s what bartenders did in the 2021 World Cocktail Competition. [4] […]

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[1] A composed salad of avocado and orange. The recipe is below (photo © Foods & Wines From Spain). [2] A composed salad recipe of vegetables and chickpeas. “Composed” means that the ingredients have been arranged individually in an attractive composition (photo © Anna Pelzer | Unsplash). [3] This composed salad is not as perfectly […]

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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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