World Paloma Day is May 22nd. We recently featured a classic Paloma recipe for Cinco de Mayo, but you can take this popular and refreshing drink a step further—and give it a global spin. Like all classic cocktails, the Paloma invites you to play with the recipe and customize it—perhaps create your signature Paloma. Today’s […]

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[1] Top a pizza with your favorite antipasto ingredients (photo © DeLallo). [2] You can add antipasto meats to the vegetarian recipe below. In photo: sweet soppressata, hot soppressata, Genoa salami, prosciutto (photo © Williams Sonoma). [3] Provolone, a classic Italian cheese, often served cubed on an antipasto platter (photo © Castello Cheese). [4] We […]

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[1] Carrot hummus, served with crunchy crudités (photo © Wine Institute). [2] Whole cumim seeds. Toast them for great flavor (photo © Planet Spices | Etsy). [3] Pine nuts and garlic cloves. Did you know that pine nuts come from pine cones† (photo © C.J. Dayrit | Unsplash)? [4] Aleppo pepper, a crushed hot chile […]

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[1] Baked apple roses (photo and recipe © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Fuji apples (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Beet juice—a delicious drink by itself (photo © Knudsen). [4] The recipe uses maple syrup instead of refined sugar (photo © Rent Mother Nature).   Whether you’re watching the Run For The Roses* or […]

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[1] A coconut “Margarita” with a shredded coconut rim (both photos © Koloa Rum). [2] Bottles of Kōloa Coconut Rum. The brand also makes Kauaʻi White, Gold, Dark, Reserve Cask Strength Single-Barrel Aged Hawaiian Rum, Cacao, Coffee, and Spice rums. All are wonderful for home or gifting.   There are many ways to tweak a […]

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[1] Jicama pairs with savora and sweet ingredients. Here’s the recipe for this salad, which adds sweet mango (photo © All Recipes). [2] Jicama and other crudités with chipotle dressing. Here’s the recipe (photo © Kiwilimón). [3] Jicama can be eaten raw or cooked (photo © Isabel Eats). [4] The firm flesh can be sliced […]

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Say “Cinco de Mayo cocktail,” and most people will say “Margarita!” We’d like to offer a different suggestion this year: the Paloma. The Paloma cocktail recipe is below, along with lots of food and drink recipes for Cinco de Mayo. In Mexico, the Paloma, not the Margarita, is Mexico’s favorite cocktail. It couldn’t be easier […]

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