[1] An oat milk “Frappuccino” recipe for World Plant Day (photo © Gelson’a Markets). [2] Almond milk, delicious in coffee and with cereal (photo © Califia Farms). [3] The “Frappuccino” is made with oat milk (photo © Oatly). [4] Coconut milk is an opaque, milky-white liquid extracted from the grated pulp of mature coconuts (photo […]

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August is National Goat Cheese Month, so this past weekend, we grabbed a log of goat cheese and crackers for our guests. Although a log of fresh goat cheese is spreadable, it’s also crumbly. For the sake of neatness, we decided to pre-spread the crackers. Then we had a tray full of boring-looking, white-topped crackers. […]

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We first encountered Hawaiian pizza in a Brookline, Massachusetts pizzeria, way back in our college years. Scanning the menu, we found the concept of a cheese pizza—crust, tomato sauce and mozzarella—topped with ham and pineapple to be “fun.” We ordered a slice. Fun it was…but we went back to our “usual,” bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, […]

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August 19th is National Hot & Spicy Food Day. Some like it hot, and those people will love a Weak Knees Sriracha Sauce Gift Set from Brooklyn Kitchen. It features all three of the company’s Sriracha sauces: Curry Sriracha, Gochujang Sriracha, and Super Spicy Sriracha. Beautifully packaged with a Bushwick Kitchen dish towel, the box […]

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[1] The real deal: a flaming Scorpion in a bowl with hula girls. Check out the recipe and the video. (photo © Tipsy Bartender). [2] This Scorpion Bowl from The New York Times is made in a conventional bowl. Here’s the recipe, which uses dark rum, gin, and Cognac (photo © New York Times | […]

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August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day, celebrating one of America’s Top 10 favorite pies (see the list below). We’ve presented recipes for classic lemon meringue pie, as well as more than 25 recipes inspired by the pie: cake, cheesecake, cookies, fudge, pie, waffles, and much more. Today we have the simplest lemon meringue […]

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