[1] Patriotic pie crust (photo © The Topless Baker). [2] This Captain America Pie can be easily repurposed for July 4th. Here’s the recipe (photo © Hungry Enough To Eat Six).   While our previous recipe for red, white and blue frozen yogurt pops is a snap to make, this pie crust requires a bit […]

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A patriotic cheese ball: our national bird, the bald eagle (photo © Di Bruno Bros | Philadelphia).   O.K., we’re impressed! The cheese professionals at Di Bruno Bros in Philadelphia created this bald eagle cheese ball. Why not salute our national bird on July 4th? The garlic-herb cheese ball is great with beer and wine. […]

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[1] A summery tuna and chickpea salad tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, on mixed greens, with a side of garlic bread (both photos © Delallo). [2] Golden balsamic vinegar (more about it below). You can get it from DeLallo.   You can always count on a can of tuna for a protein-packed salad. But you can […]

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Summer beans like green beans, yellow wax beans and specialty beans like purple green beans and romanos, are some of the best veggies to grill. Yet, few people think of them for grilling—perhaps because they seem like they’d fall through the grill. They will: But a grill basket, grill pan or aluminum foil packet is […]

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[1] Serve blooming tea iced in a wine glass or a Collins glass (photo © LWXLJMJZC | Amazon). [2] A glass teapot is the way to showcase hot blooming tea. You can typically buy them where you buy the tea (photo © Davidson’s). [3] If you don’t have a glass pot for hot tea, unfurl […]

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[1] A Dry Martini, stylish served at Dante Restaurant in New York City. Here’s the classic Martini recipe (photo © Dante). [2] Add a splash to soups. Here’s the recipe for this Manhattan Clam Chowder from Eat To Love (photo © Eat To Love). [3] Homemade fig jam. Here’s the recipe from Set The Table […]

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[1] Most edamame is eaten like this: squeezed from the pod (photo © Sun Basket). [2] Add edamame to grain bowls, green salads, protein salads and salad bowls (photo © Cottonbro | Pexels). [3] Add edamame to pasta and pasta salads (photo © Mgg Vitchakorn | Unsplash). [4] Edamame and corn salad with oregano vinaigrette. […]

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[1] Add mozzarella balls to your salad or to fruit skewers (photo © Belgioioso). [2] Yogurt parfait (photo © Fruits From Chile). [3] Smoothies (photo © Sun Basket). [4] Toast and ricotta with nuts, blueberries and a drop of EVOO. You can substitute raisins, dried cranberries, seeds, etc. (photo © Union Square Cafe). [5] Salad […]

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