[1 & 2] (photos © Vicia Restaurant | St. Louis). [3] Serve ice cream in a quenelle shape for more sophistication. Here’s how to make it (photo © Lauren V. Haas | Breadhitz). [4] A few fresh mint leaves add a colorful note to monotone dishes (photo © Good Eggs).   Some people fall in […]

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February 29th occurs only once every four years: It’s the leap year day. There are actually two food holidays on Leap Day: National Surf & Turf Day National Frogs Legs Day We love Surf & Turf. In addition to the classic Surf and Turf, we’ve created a list of modern approaches to “one from the […]

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“If you’ve ever called a .GIF a Jif, we forgive you.” So say Jif® peanut butter and from GIPHY, the world’s first and largest GIF search engine. The two brands have teamed up to settle the ongoing debate over how to pronounce GIF, the acronym for Graphic Image File. JIF, i.e. GIF pronounced with a […]

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For a low-calorie, high-visual Valentine’s Day plate, how about pink crudités? Specialty produce purveyor Sid Wainer created this beauty with: Breakfast radishes and conventional radishes Chioggia beets (photo #2) Purple potatoes (cooked) Red/purple endive (photo #4) Red jacket potatoes (cooked) Red onion (pickled garnish for dip) Watermelon radishes (photo #4)   You can also add: […]

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If you can find Ortega’s Red Bell Pepper Taco Shells*, you can make Valentine Tacos (photo #1). Or, arrange conventional tacos in a heart shape (photo #2). In either case, top Valentine tortillas with your favorite red garnishes, such as: Bell pepper Onion Radish Tomato   Top fish tacos with rosy pink imitation crab leg […]

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[1] Among the most popular cocktails in the U.S. are the Bloody Mary (photo © Bonefish Grill)… [2] The Martini (photo © Ruths Chris Steak House)… [3] The Cosmopolitan (photo © Inspired By Charm)… [4] The Margarita (photo © Casa Noble Tequila)… [5] The Daiquiri (photo © Tempered Spirits)…and… [6] The Moscow Mule (photo © […]

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