Whether you grow your own tomatoes or live near a supply of farm-grown beauties, put the summer abundance of fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes to use with this no-cook tomato sauce for pasta and pizza. We often make this recipe when we come across a lot of very ripe tomatoes, priced to sell. The recipe is from DeLallo, […]

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[1] Make tartines with lush summer tomatoes (recipes and photographs © Alexandra Shytsman courtesy Goat Cheeses Of France). [2] Sainte-Maure Caprifeuille goat cheese. Read more about it below. [3] Miche, a term for a round country loaf (pain de campagne—photo © King Arthur Flour).   Yesterday we presented three goat cheese and wine pairings, an […]

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[1] Ready for his close-up: Our crustacean friend is holding a piece of lime, to be squeezed into the soup at the HM Grand Central Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (photo courtesy Pexels). [2] You can serve a larger bowl or a smaller bowl. We recommend a larger service plate under the bowlm so the […]

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July 2nd is National Anisette Day, a clear liqueur. Before commercial production, people made their own liqueurs (and made their own wine, brewed their own beer, etc.). The first commercial anisette was introduced by Marie Brizard in 1755. Many people confuse anisette with sambuca, another clear liqueur. Other sweet anise-based liquors from France include Pernod […]

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Today’s tip comes via one of our favorite artisan tea blenders, Tay Tea. It’s blue tea, an herbal tea from Thailand that made its way here a few years ago. It still remains largely under the radar, except at artisan tea shops that blend their own teas. Butterfly pea flower tea is made by steeping […]

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We’ve lived in New York City our whole life but had never heard of Grandma Pizza. Maybe it’s because we didn’t have an Italian grandmother. According to King Arthur Flour, which has a wealth of baking knowledge (and lots of delicious recipes): A New York City staple, Grandma Pizza has its origins in the homes […]

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[1] Pretty pasta, with colorful nutrition from kale and tomatoes (photo and recipe © DeLallo). [2] DeLallo’s authentic Italian spaghetti (photo © DeLallo). [3] Different varieties of kale. Through the Middle Ages, kale was one of the most common green vegetables in Europe. Curly-leaf and flat-leaf varieties were cultivated in Greece as far back as […]

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[1] Better than French fries! (photo by Lauren Kurella © Idaho Potato Commission. [2] The Cal Red variety of Idaho® potatoes (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission).   Wanting to contribute something delicious-but-easy to a Father’s Day cookout, we made these Crispy Grilled Potatoes. Truth to tell, we could have eaten the whole batch ourselves. We […]

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