This party platter is a s’mores lover’s dream (photo © XO Marshmallow).   August 10th is National S’mores Day. We never run out of creative s’mores recipes: Check them out here. Whether it’s a s’mores cake, s’mores pie, s’mores ice cream, s’mores popcorn, or the classic s’mores cookie sandwich, every bite is a delight. One […]

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[1] Hass avocados have the creamy flesh needed for mashing (photos #1, #2, #3, and #4 © ACC Art Books). [2] Three avocado toast recipes: something for everyone (or, all three for everyone!). [3] Caren Rideau’s Terra y Vino Dry Riesling is a perfect match with her avocado toast. [4] Caren Rideau: Kitchen Designer, Vintner, […]

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[1] This Indian-accented lasagna is gluten-free. The recipe is below (photo © Urban Accents). [2] Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna combines two favorites. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo). [3] Something different: lasagna soup! Here’s the recipe (photo © Wisconsin Dairy). [4] Ravioli lasagna. Here’s the recipe (photo © Oxmoor House [permanently closed]). [5] Who needs a […]

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July 27th is National Crème Brûlée Day, celebrating a French dessert that has remained on menus across the U.S. long after Coupe aux Marrons, Île Flottante, Mont Blanc, and other classic French desserts have disappeared from menus in the U.S. Crème brûlée first came to America with Thomas Jefferson’s return from France in 1789 [source]. […]

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