Need a special gift? Want a special treat? We recommend the Gourmet S’mores Kit (photo #1) from L.A. Burdick, one of America’s finest chocolatiers. It’s a limited edition: a summer special, available from June 1st to September 2nd. We’ll be ordering several for our own summer festivities and for Father’s Day gifts.     WHAT […]

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[1] Ready for the air fryer: a wonderfully flavorful veggie burger made from chickpeas and shiitake mushrooms (photos #1, #2, #3, #4, #7 and #8, plus recipe, © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Grilled and adorned with arlicky aïoli, lettuce, tomato and pickles. [3] Dried shiitake mushrooms are part of the magic. [4] Shiitakes […]

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[1] A rare two-color lobster (photos #1, #2 and #3 © Lobster Anywhere | Facebook). [2] An even more rare blue lobster. [3] The most rare are albino a.k.a. crystal lobsters: 1 in a million. [4] Lobster Mac & Cheese (photo © Blake’s All Natural). [5] Lobster Cobb Salad (photo © Skinny Taste). Lobster BLT. […]

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June 14th is the second International Feta Day, established last year by a feta lover. Feta is Greece’s most famous cheese, a pure white, aged curd cheese that crumbles easily. The cheese is semi-hard, with a flavor that can range from mild and milky to salty with a very tangy acidity. While feta has been […]

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[1] A vanilla ice cream donut with a pink “magic shell” and sprinkles (photos #1 and #2 © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] A cinnamon crumb coating made from waffle cones and cinnamon. Great with an iced coffee! [3] A traditional take on an ice cream sandwich: Apple cider donuts with apple cider ice […]

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Looking for recipes for Cinco de Mayo? Most people we know whip up guacamole and Tex-Mex favorites: burritos, quesadillas, tacos, tortillas. We love these “classics.” But of you’d like something new, here are more options for Cinco de Mayo breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, and desserts.     CINCO DE MAYO RECIPES Breakfast Foods Cashew Salsa […]

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[1] Cashew salsa (recipe below) adds protein to salsa (photos #1, #2, #3, #4 © DeLallo). [2] Fire-roasted diced tomatoes from DeLallo. Fire-roasting provides a slightly smoky flavor. [3] Calabrian chiles (or chile peppers, if you will), from DeLallo. [4] Roasted piquillo chiles from DeLallo.   Add some cashew protein to your salsa with this […]

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