[1] Homemade dulce de leche has only one ingredient: sweetened condensed milk. Here’s the recipe (photo © Karolina Kolodziejczak | Unsplash). [2] Dulce de leche is used as a spread and topping, as well as an ingredient in desserts (photo © Bruna Branco | Unsplash). [3] An easy way to serve dulce de leche: on […]

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[1] Scamorza cheese hanging to age (photo by Hangingaurea Avis | CC-BY-SA-2.0 License). [2] Scamorza made in Texas by the Mozzarella Company. This variety is smoked lightly over pecan shells. It won first place in its category at the American Cheese Society in 2019, and was recognized as one of the 46 BEST CHEESES IN […]

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October 8th is National Pierogi Day. Pierogi, dumplings of Central and Eastern European origin, are traditionally stuffed with cheese, fruit, ground meat, mashed potato or sauerkraut. They can be served baked, boiled grilled, fried/sautéed and steamed. They’re typically cooked in butter with sautéed onions. You can make them or buy them. Personally, we eat a […]

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We’ve begun to sample treats as potential holiday gifts, and received some that shouldn’t wait for the holidays. Two of these are featured here today, both in the ever-popular chocolate category. Both need not wait for the holidays. Their apple pie themes are a perfect fit right now! Both are imited editions for the season. […]

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It’s not too early in the season to think about venison, one of our favorite fall and winter meats. And for families who don’t like turkey, it’s an excellent alternative for Thanksgiving. Our friend Rowann grew up in a house with no poultry. Her father hated it. On Thanksgiving, beef replaced the traditional turkey. But […]

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[1] Yes, it’s ice cream with caviar—or to be precise, unsweetened Greek yogurt gelato (photo © Pointy Snout). [2] Use 5% Greek yogurt to make ice cream: It’s whole milk yogurt (photo © FAGE USA). [3] Artisan ice cream cones from The Konery (photo © The Konery). [4] Smoked salmon and caviar “tacos,” with diced […]

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Until now, we were not the target customer for an energy drink. While many of our generation gulped the newly-arrived-from-Austria Red Bull, the flavor was unbearable to our sophisticated palate. That was around 1990. Many energy drinks have come and gone since. Red Bull remains the best-selling energy drink in the world, with 7.9 billion […]

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