[1] Portillo’s new plant-based Garden Dog tastes just like a regular hot dog—delish! (photos #1, #2, and #3 © Portillo’s). [2] Time for lunch! [3] Close-up on the toppings: mustard, relish, chopped onions, tomatoes, celery salt, pickle spear, and sport peppers, on a steamed poppy seed bun. [4] You can actually buy the dogs wherever […]

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In a specialty grocer near you, you may find a colorful stack of New Zealand tamarillos (Cyphomandra betacea)—a relative of tomatoes that looks like a plum tomato, hence its original name, “tree tomato.” Tamarillo, a fruit resembling an oversized plum or a plum tomato, is native to South America, where it has long been used […]

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June is National Dairy Month, so how about some fun facts? Let’s start with milk delivery. In the late 1700s, every American household had a cow. A prosperous family might have two. As industrialization moved people into more urban areas, there wasn’t anywhere to keep a family cow. That’s when people began to buy milk […]

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Rémy Martin XO Cognac with a gold plaque that says Happy Father’s Day 2022 (photo © Rémy Martin).   If you’re looking for something luxurious for Father’s Day, and the dad in question is a lover of fine Cognac, here’s an option: The Father’s Day Limited Edition engraved bottle from Rémy Martin. It’s Rémy Martin’s […]

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A Father’s Day gift that will never be forgotten: a bucket of fried chicken ice cream! (Wait! It only looks like fried chicken!) It’s a bucket of nine pieces of “Not Fried Chicken” Ice Cream. What looks just like a fried chicken drumstick is actually an intricate ice cream creation, complete with waffle ice cream, […]

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