[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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[1] Today’s Mateus bottle (photo © Mateus | Sogrape). [2] The original Mateus bottle was shaped like a water flask. The design underwent numerous design updates over the years, culminating in the modern bottle above (photo © Deli Portugal). [3] Because rosés can be made from any red wine grape, the resulting wines vary in […]

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Want to drink your shooters from a shot glass made of ice? Evidently, lots of people do; because Zoku created these ice shooter molds. You can make four ice shooters at a time. But that’s not all! You can freeze any liquid, including chocolate, to make shot glasses. Simply fill the silicone molds with water […]

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