[1] The classic presentation: a stroopwafel atop a mug (all photos © Finger Licking Dutch). [2] They’re just as delicious “on the side.” [3] What’s this? It’s a stroopwafel garnished with caramel sauce and chocolate chips, waiting for a scoop of ice cream. [4] Make your “sundae” a simple one with a side of strawberries. […]

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[1] Today’s featured recipe: Carne Asada Fries (recipe and photos #1, #3, #6 © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Very popular: steak frites, steak with a side of fries (photo © LT Bar & Grill | Hackensack, New Jersey). [3] Baked fries with bacon, cheddar and scallions. The recipe link is below. [4] Trending: shoestring fries […]

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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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Lemonade gets lots of attention during summer months. But why ignore limeade? It’s just as refreshing, and more of a treat since one doesn’t often find it. If you don’t want to squeeze limes, it’s easy to pick up a can of frozen limeade. The concentrate is versatile: also a component of some slushies, sangrias, […]

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[1] Bananas Foster ice cream with Irish whiskey (photos #1 and #2 © Taylor Lax, @the.cocktail.bandit.). [2] You can add caramelized bananas to the ice cream. See the hack below. [3] Bananas Foster can be plated in numerous ways. This is a casual presentation (photo © Taste Of Home). [4] Here, Bananas Foster banana split […]

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The American food supply is quite safe. But every now and then, bacteria and viruses cause dangerous outbreaks, most often tied to produce. According to an estimate from the CDC, produce causes nearly half of all foodborne illnesses. Dairy and eggs cause 20%, meat and poultry cause 22%, and fish and shellfish 6% [source]. Where […]

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July 5th is National Graham Cracker Day. For those who enjoyed s’mores over July 4th weekend, here’s another recipe that combines graham crackers and chocolate. “These bite-sized treats,” says recipe author Julie B., “include two sticks of butter and TONS of candy bar flavor. They include gooey caramel, peanut butter, and rich chocolate on top […]

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