[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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January is national Hot Tea Month. We’ve written tons and tons about tea, including this Tea Glossary, that explains tea terminology. But celebrating National Tea Month doesn’t mean simply brewing a tea bag from your cupboard. If you like fine tea, have you tried Darjeeling?     ABOUT DARJEELING TEA Darjeeling is grown in West […]

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October is Italian Heritage Month, previously called Italian-American Heritage Month. It’s time to celebrate the accomplishments of Italian Americans, which in our case means the food. Beginning some 200 years ago, Italian immigrants in the U.S. with wonderful Mediterranean flavors and their home cuisine. Some of those recipes got enhanced with American ingredients, including lots […]

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[1] Chicken liver, pancetta and shallot jam pizza at Barbuto in New York City (photo © Barbuto). [2] Steak tartare pizza with chopped onions and other tartare fixings, at Due Forni in Las Vegas (photo © Due Forni). [3] Crab pizza with Old Bay seasoning at Oath Pizza (locations nationwide – photo © Oath Pizza) […]

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[1] Non-dairy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Häagen-Dazs makes non-dairy frozen treats in both cartons and bars (photo © Häagen-Dazs | Facebook), [3] Bubbie’s uses conventional dairy ice cream in its Ice Cream Bites (photos #3 and #4 © Bubbies’s Ice Cream. […]

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For the past several summers, the frosé—a frozen rosé cocktail (or wine slush, if you prefer) has been served as a winetail (wine cocktail) or an after-dinner drink (liquid dessert). Here’s our first set of frosé recipes, from two summers ago. This recipe (photo #1), from the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, adds blueberries that turn […]

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