[1] Add mozzarella balls to your salad or to fruit skewers (photo © Belgioioso). [2] Yogurt parfait (photo © Fruits From Chile). [3] Smoothies (photo © Sun Basket). [4] Toast and ricotta with nuts, blueberries and a drop of EVOO. You can substitute raisins, dried cranberries, seeds, etc. (photo © Union Square Cafe). [5] Salad […]

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WHAT IS CREAMED HONEY? Creamed honey is crystallized honey, that can be spread like jam. It is also called cream honey and honey creme. Almost all honey crystallizes over time; the time frame depends on the particular type of nectar from which the bees gathered the pollen (photo #7). The higher amount of sugar a […]

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[1] One-sheet Pierogies Primavera. The recipe is below. [2] Mini Classic Cheddar Pierogies. [3] Mini Pierogi Skewers. Here’s the recipe. [4] Classic pierogies with butter and onions—and a bowl of sour cream. Here’s the recipe (photos 1-4 © Mrs. T’s). [5] Pierogi “Shepherd’s Pie.” Here’s the recipe from Cleverly Simple (photo © Cleverly Simple)..   […]

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A couple of years ago, we began to notice smoking cocktails on the menus of some fine restaurants we patronize. These are not the dry-ice-generated smoke of Halloween, but flavored smoke made with wood chips or other agent that provide heavenly aroma. You don’t want the bouquet to dissipate. It’s like the alluring scent of […]

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