Love peanut butter? Love Oreos? Combine them to create your own peanut butter Oreos (photo #1). The idea is from Peanut Butter & Co., one of our favorite brands of peanut butter. They have Smooth and Crunchy PBs in three versions: regular, No Sugar Added and Old Fashioned. And the flavors! Dark Chocolatey Dreams Cinnamon […]

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[1] Grilled radicchio. The recipe is below (photo © Vermont Creamery). [2] Grilled radicchio with filet mignon (photo © Omaha Steaks). [3] Radicchio leaves nested for a salad bowl (photo © Alcove Cafe | Los Angeles). [4] A bowl of radicchio di chioggia, the most common variety in the U.S. (photo © Hillshire Farm | […]

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[1] Sweet potato tots with spinach. The recipe is below (photo © Bucket List Tummy | North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission. [2] Tasty and nutritious: sweet potatoes from North Carolina (photo © North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission. [3] The featured recipe adds spinach to the potato tots (photo © Stephen Ausmus | U.S. Agricultural Research […]

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Wait! Don’t run! We’re not talking about Aunt Patty’s brick-in-a-box. Here’s a stunner of a book by Jason Schreiber. It’s Martha Stewart prime pick (she wrote the foreword). It’s not the cookbook you might imagine. The book could just have easily called Fruit with Cake, or Cake and Fruit, or even Rad Fruitcakes (note that […]

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[1] Pimento cheese on a cheeseburger is a special treat (photo © Gardenia Restaurant | NYC [now closed]). [2] Switch out the bun for a different bread: baguette, brioche, English muffin, focaccia or pita, for example (photo © Thomas Breads). [3] A bacon cheeseburger with blue cheese (photo © Cheesecake Factory).   September 18th is […]

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This salad works perfectly as a side dish or an appetizer—but it’s so good you might be tempted to make an entire meal out of it! These pasta salads can be served as a light lunch (with soup or a salad of greens on the side), as a first course at dinner, or as a […]

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