Here’s some food fun for National Ice Cream Month: Use olive oil or whiskey as the “sauce” on your sundae. It’s a sophisticated sundae that can also be made with sorbet. Use your finest olive oil. While some people will prefer the mildest oil, we also like fruity or peppery olive oil flavors. Prefer to […]

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[1] Yukon Gold Potato Ice Cream (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Yukon Gold potatoes (photo © Bonnie Plants). [3] Yukon Gold potatoes (photo © Good Eggs).   July is National Ice Cream Month; so pull out the ice cream maker (or consider buying one). There’s nothing better than freshly-churned ice cream, before it goes […]

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July 1st is National Creative Ice Cream Day. It’s also National Gingersnap Day. How about combining the two with an easy gingerbread or gingersnap ice cream? Just combine the ingredients below. For a super-Creative Ice Cream Day, use them all: Ginger & Gingersnap Caramel Swirl Toasted Pecan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream!     RECIPE: GINGERBREAD/GINGERSNAP […]

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Here’s a piece of food art from Di Bruno Bros in Philadelphia. We’re sharing it as a tribute to NYC Pride weekend. You can make this rainbow flag* appetizer, with the seven colors† of the rainbow, using these foods (or substitutes of your choice): Peppadews Cheddar cheese Mustard Gherkins Blueberries Dried blueberries Beets   Serve […]

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For people who are so time-pressed to get out of the house in the morning, here’s a gadget from 30 Watt: The Original Joeski Shower Coffee Holder. Drink your coffee while you shower! No suction cups, adhesives or wall mounts are used to affix the holder to your shower wall. Instead, the Joeski uses silicone […]

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Know how to hold ‘em, fold ‘em, or eat ‘em (photo © Woodhouse Chocolate).   For the poker player, two edible chips from Woodhouse Chocolate, an artisanal chocolatier in the Napa Valley. Actually, their Poker Chip Peanut Butter Cups. Specially decorated in a card suit motif and presented in a poker chip styled box; as […]

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Who took the two missing doughnuts??? (Photo of doughnuts (© Brooke Lark | Unsplash).   The first Friday in June is National Doughnut Day (or Donut, if you prefer—the differce is below. You don’t have to create doughnut art, as in the lovely display above, photographed by Brooke Lark. You can simply buy some plain […]

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Here’s the first thing you should know, says the author, J. Kenji López-Alt: Expiration dates are not expiration dates, he notes: Completely voluntary: The food product dating under the U.S. Department of Agriculture is completely voluntary for all products, with the exception of baby food. Best guess: Food product dating has nothing to do with […]

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[1] An avocado “burger” or “sandwich” filled with whatever you like (photo © Love One Today). [2] We made simple fruit skewers but love this rainbow fruit recipe from (photo © Clean Food Crush).   What’s inside this avocado burger? Anything you want. The idea is from Love One TodayLove One Today, the consumer website […]

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[1] Fresh strawberries (photo © InHarvest). [2] Strawberry lemonade (photo © La Cocina Color Lila). [3] Strawberry milkshake (photo © Friendship Dairies). [4] A flowering strawberry plant. The fruit grows from the flower (photo © John-Mark Smith | UnsplashUnsplash). [5] Strawberry plant (photo © Chris Yang | UnsplashUnsplash).   May is National Strawberry Month. Is […]

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