What are you doing this Saturday? It’s National Rosé Day, held on the second Saturday in June. We have an idea: Have a rosé tasting party. The pink wine is just right for warmer weather. You can host the entire event, or invite friends to BYO get-together. Here’s how to host a rosé tasting. Here […]

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[1] Start the day with scrambled egg quesadillas with Johnsonville Sausage Strips (all photos © Johnsonville). [2] However you like your morning eggs—or pancakes, for that matter—serve them with Sausage Strips. [3] Lunchtime: How about grilled cheese and tomato with Sausage Strips? You can also add the Strips to egg salad, ham, turkey and other […]

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Glenmorangie’s stills are the tallest in Scotland—as tall as an adult giraffe! Such tall stills create more space for taste and aroma to imbue the spirit. The “giraffe-tall” stills are why they company has chosen to support Africa’s giraffes. The iconic species needs help to conserve dwindling numbers for the next generation Each purchase of […]

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[1] A vanilla ice cream donut with a pink “magic shell” and sprinkles (photos #1 and #2 © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] A cinnamon crumb coating made from waffle cones and cinnamon. Great with an iced coffee! [3] A traditional take on an ice cream sandwich: Apple cider donuts with apple cider ice […]

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[1] Homemade lemon ice cream, from the gifted hands of The Baker Chick (photos #1 and #2 and recipe © The Baker Chick). [2] You’ll need a quart container to hold the ice cream. [3] Top with blueberry compote or raspberry sauce. Here’s the compote recipe. [4] We tried the recipe with Meyer lemons*, which […]

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Why add olives to salsa? Because June 1st is National Olive Day. Olives add another layer of flavor—tangy and piquant—to the sweetness of the tomatoes, the bite of the raw onion, and the heat of the chile spice(s). This recipe from DeLallo shows how easy it is. There’s also an easy hack: Add sliced or […]

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Runamok Maple Syrup x WhistlePig Rye Whiskey: a fusion of handcrafted, artisan brands. The result: a unison of two of Vermont’s most celebrated producers and an delicious addition to Runamok Maple’s growing collection of barrel-aged, infused and smoked maple syrups. The new bottling is Runamok Maple’s pure Vermont maple syrup that has been aged in […]

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[1] How about exchanging the bourbon for scotch, or another favorite spirit in your Mint Julep? Here, a Scotch Julep in the traditional silver Mint Julep cup (photo © Glenfiddich). [2] Fresh spearmint is a key ingredient of the Mint Julep (photo courtesy Clarkson Potter Publishing, Indian Home Cooking by Suvir Saran). [3] While the […]

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