Think pink for Mother’s Day, with this pink Margarita from Ocean Spray (photo #1). Technically, it’s a Margarita-Cosmopolitan fusion: It combines the tequila, triple sec, lime juice and salt rim of a Margarita with the cranberry juice of a Cosmo. The drink is pink because it uses Ocean Spray’s pink cranberry juice (photo #2). Here’s […]

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Sweet cocktails are delicious, beguiling, and…packed full of sugar. Stirrings, a pioneering producer of quality cocktail mixes, offers a solution with two new five-calorie cocktail mixers: 5 Calorie Cosmopolitan Mixer 5 Calorie Margarita Mixer   Now you can enjoy these two top cocktails with no added sugar, no preservatives and no guilt. Instead of sugar […]

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Will you be doing something festive for Cinco de Mayo? Think beyond guacamole. This recipe, from Bush’s Beans, tops the ever popular hummus with two Mexican favorites—salsa and queso fresco—to create fusion hummus. Even if you’re not doing anything special, serve it as a first course with dinner, or as an accompaniment to a glass […]

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[1] A PB&J Burger with vanilla ice cream. It’s a popular menu item with both children and adults (photo courtesy Slater’s 50/50).   If you’re a burger person and an adventurous eater, here’s an idea from Slater’s 50/50, a burger gastropub with locations in Southern California, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Dallas. The restaurant is known […]

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Passover macaroons are a traditional treat for Passover. But what if you don’t like coconut—or simply have a yen for chocolate? Voilà: a Passover-friendly recipe for brownies, thanks to Melissa’s. In order to “bulk up” the brownies in the absence of leavening, Melissa’s has added dried cranberries. They’re delicious paired with chocolate, but you can […]

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