[1] How about an Easter ice cream gift (all photos © eCreamery). [2] Four flavors specially labeled for Easter. [3] The four flavors scooped.   Is there special Easter ice cream? Well: The Happiest Easter Wishes / Are Served in Ice Cream Dishes / Easter Eggs Are Fine / But eCreamery Ice Cream is Sublime. […]

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For National Nougat Day, March 26th, we’re taking a slight turn to highlight a member of the nougat family: divinity. This creamy, smooth confection is made with egg whites, sugar, water, corn syrup, vanilla extract, and pecans—although you can substitute the nuts and otherwise play with the recipe, adding flavors. The recipe for divinity is […]

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[1] Chocolate Easter eggs with traditional Ukranian Easter egg designs (all photos © Chocolat Moderne). [2] A close-up of the Easter egg designs. [3] Other options include speckled, hand-painted Easter eggs. [4] Bright red eggs, a tradition in the Eastern Orthodox church. The red represents the blood and sacrifice of Christ on the cross, and […]

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[1] These shimmering Easter eggs are filled with chocolate ganache. They are currently available online (photo © Markham + Fitz). [2] Your local artisan chocolatier may sell beautiful rabbits like this one from Woodhouse Chocolate. This style is no longer available, but check out this rabbit couple on a motorcycle and this white rabbit with […]

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March 24th is National Cocktail Day, a day we’re using to revisit cocktail garnishes. Many standard garnishes have been used since the advent of the particular cocktail—they’re what that first bartender used when he mixed the first Sazerac (America’s first cocktail) or Gin Fizz. We’ll look at them as well as at modern cocktail garnishes. […]

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[1] Venison meatballs. Venison, along with bison, has the lowest fat of any red meat (photos #1 and #2 © New Zealand Venison). [2] Ground venison can be used interchangeably with ground beef: in burgers, meatballs, meatloaf, pasta sauce, and more. [3] Fennel is an underappreciated vegetable in the U.S. Also cut it into sticks […]

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