[1] Mint limeade (photo © Pasta Eater | NYC). [2] Cherry limeade, made with fresh cherries. The recipe is below Stemilt. [3] Classic limeade (photo © Le Coucou NYC | Starr Restaurant Group). [4] Blueberry limeade. You add any fruit purée into limeade. Here’s the recipe from Ciao Florentina (photo © Ciao Florentina). [5] Ready, […]

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Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers*, and an all-American cookout is traditionally on the menu? But what if you decided instead to observe the cuisine of laborers elsewhere? Most of us have a Labor Day grilling routine. We decided to try a different grilling menu, focusing on a sure-to-delight […]

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[1] Caramel pecan waffle sundae (photo © St. Pierre Bakery). [2] Deluxe dessert waffle plate (photo © Screme Gelato). [3] Fudge waffles; the recipe is below (photo © King Arthur Flour). [4] Chocolate sauce for the fudge waffles; the recipe is below (photo © King Arthur Flour). [5] You can use the chocolate sauce to […]

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August 22nd is National BLT Day; April is National BLT Month. We’ve applied the BLT concept to foods beyond sandwiches—from cocktails to guacamole. See the recipes below. Thanks to DeLallo, we’ve now tried it with a bowl of fusilli col buco*. We’ve had it both as hot pasta and as a room temperature BLT Fusilli […]

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[1] A Thai fusion larb salad, here with red California grapes. The salad sits on a bed of jasmine rice (photo © Grapes From California). [2] Larb can be mixed in a bowl or served in separate ingredients on a plate (photo CC BY 2.0). [3] Fusion: larb in lettuce cups (photo © SunBasket). [4] […]

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[1] Mashed potato parfait, layered with cheese sauce (photo © Erika Penzer Kerekes | In Erika’s Kitchen). [2] The Yukon Gold potato: creamy yellow flesh, thin skin, and a favorite of chefs since it was introduced in 1980 (photo © Bonnie Plants). [3] Add your favorite herbs for color, flavor, and antioxidants (photo © Dirk […]

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Last December, Amyris, a biotech company and a leader in the development and production of sustainable ingredients for health and wellness and other categories, launched PURECANE Brand Sweetener, a zero-calorie alternative to established brands. Launched on Purecane.com, and on Amazon. Our brother is one of the millions of people who struggle to reduce the amount […]

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This bit of food fun comes to us from Stemilt, one of the largest apple growers and packers in America. It’s headquartered in Wenatchee, Washington, the “Apple Capital of the World.” The family-owned and operated company has been farming apples for more than 100 years. Check out the 20 different types of apples they sell, […]

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