[1] Avocado toast and hummus with hot sauce (photo © Hope Hummus). [2] “Three Shades Of Avocado Toast,” avocado, hummus and tahini (photo Food Deco | Instagram). [3] For a special occasion: lobster avocado toast (photo © Ocean Prime Restaurant). [4] Avocado toast with deviled hamachi collar (substitute smoked fish) and sliced radishes (photo © […]

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[1] Grilled peaches with burrata. The recipe is below (photo © DeLallo). [2] Burrata (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [3] Burrata with toast (photo © Distilled Restaurant | NYC). [3] Puglia, the birthplace of burrata (image courtesy Wikipedia). [4] While homemade pesto is particularly delicious, it’s easier to open a jar of pesto (photo © DeLallo). […]

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Over the weekend, we made batches of these cocktail recipes from Bachelor in Paradise bartender Wells Adams. Wells partnered with Tropicana to craft two juicy cocktails: Tropicana’s Tequila Sunset and Wells’ Watermelon Spritz. Both of our pitchers were emptied within an hour! You can turn either cocktail into a mocktail by substituting ginger ale for […]

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Do you love to cook? According to Flavor & The Menu, which advises professional chefs on culinary trends, there are five herbs you may not have tried that are waiting to become the next hot flavor trends. Chervil, hyssop, lemon balm, lovage and nettles: Look for them the next time you’re at a farmer’s market […]

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[1] Peach lemonade: lemonade and peach purée with a fresh peach garnish (photo courtesy Flavor & The Menu). [2] Mulled lemonade, with cinnamon, cloves, fresh ginger, orange peel and pink peppercorns. Here’s the recipe from A Spicy Perspective. [3] Blueberry lemonade, with blueberry purée and fresh blueberries. Tip: Freeze the blueberries first, and they’ll keep […]

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While stuffed baked potatoes may not be authentic Mexican fare, these two winners from blogger Sylvia Fountaine of Feasting at Home. They were sent to us by the Idaho Potato Commission are an easy way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Serve the baked potatoes along with some grilled steak or fish, and a green salad […]

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[1] Spring asparagus can be served at every meal of the day (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Growing asparagus. It’s very labor intensive and back-breaking: The spears need to be cut by hand (photo courtesy Australian Asparagus Council). [3] Simple but elegant: a grilled rack of asparagus (photo courtesy California Asparagus Commission).   In the […]

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