July 30th is National Cheesecake Day. Last month we published a roundup of 43 cheesecake recipes, including classic, creative, full-size, individual, frozen and savory cheesecakes. Today, we have a no-bake cheesecake. Why turn on the oven on a hot day, when you can serve a stunning, easy-to-make dessert without it? Another bonus: this cheesecake has […]

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[1] Churn your own: luscious homemade peach ice cream (photo © Dovile Ramoskaite | Unsplash). [2] Graeter’s makes a limited-edition peach ice cream each summer. Grab it while you can (photo © Graeter’s). [3] Even McConnell’s has discontinued its peach flavor (photo © McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams). [4] No ice cream maker? Here’s a recipe […]

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[1] Braziian Sangria, made with cachaça substituting for vodka or other spirit (photos #1, #2, #3 © Novo Fogo). [2] Silver (prata) cachaça is not aged; it “rests” in stainless steel vats before bottling. It is also called branca (white), clássica (classic) or tradicional (traditional). [3] Novo Fogo’s Chameleon cachaça is categorized as an amarela […]

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This tip falls in the “food fun” category. Some of us keep grapes in the freezer as snacks. The icy grapes are like sorbet with no sugar added. The grapes have enough natural sugar, and enough water, to create the “sorbet” effect. You can be satisfied with a few frozen grapes, as opposed to digging […]

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[1] The fixings for a classic Mojito. Note the sugar cane “swizzle stick” (photo © Jennifer Schmidt | Unsplash). [2] A classic Mojito at Seviche restaurant (photo © Seviche | Louisville). [3] A Cherry Mojito. The recipe is below (photo © Jochem Raat | Unsplash). [4] A Coconut Mojito. Here’s the recipe (photo © Firewater […]

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