May 2nd is National Egg Day, and May is National Egg Month. America loves its eggs baked, boiled, deviled, fried, scrambled, and numerous other preparations from frittatas and omelets to custard and quiche. How about Chinese tea leaf eggs, also known as marbled eggs? Chinese Tea Leaf Eggs are a popular Chinese street food which […]

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May 15th is National Espresso Martini Day. Long before the first Espresso Martini, the first known recipe for a Martini, printed in 1888 and called the Martinez, lists its ingredients as gin, sweet vermouth, orange Curaçao, gum, and bitters, garnished with a lemon twist. That sweet profile is closer to what modern bartenders call a […]

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