January 11th is National Milk Day. You could toast with: A glass of cold or hot milk Chocolate milk Coffee milk Strawberry milk   We chose strawberry milk. Instead of a corn syrup-based strawberry flavoring, you can: Purée fresh or frozen strawberries, and sweeten to taste. Purée some strawberry preserves with a bit of water […]

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[1] Tempura green beans (photo © Southern Selects). [2] Tempura green beans served in a basket, like fries (photo © The Tuck Room | NYC). [3] Shishito peppers tempura. Here’s the recipe (photo © A Spicy Perspective).   January 7th is National Tempura Day, and while you can head to your nearest Japanese restaurant, you […]

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[1] A festive gourmet grilled cheese sandwich with pickled beets and arugula (photo © Aunt Nellie’s). [2] A jar of Aunt Nellie’s pickled beets. They’re so versatile: Check out this recipe for balsamic chicken with pickled beets (photo © Easy Chicken Recipes). [3] Baby arugula (photo © Good Eggs). [4] Gruyere cheese (photo © Murray’s […]

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National Sangria Day is December 20th, a drink made with red wine that looks festive for the holidays. We have quite a few delicious recipes below. But how about a recipe for Winter White Sangria? While not all sangria recipes use spirits in addition to wine, this one adds rum. It also has winter fruits: […]

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