[1] No matter what cut of steak you’re cooking, a homemade steak sauce adds palate excitement (photo © Tom’s Kitchen Chelsea). [2] More restaurants are slicing the steak in the kitchen, making it easier for the diner to cut bite-size pieces (photo © Barbacoa | Boise). [3] How about a sliced porterhouse (photo © The […]

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Here’s a quick-and-easy chickpea salad for National Chickpea Day, April 21st (photo #1). You may know today’s legume honoree by one of its other names: ceci or cece (Italian), chana or Kabuli chana (Northern India), Egyptian pea, garbanzo (Spanish), gram or Bengal gram (British India). By any name, chickpeas are protein-packed with protein and a […]

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We’re going bananas! For April 20th, National Banana Day, we’ve rounded up more than 50 banana recipes for every meal of the day, plus snacks*. and if that’s not enough banana for you, August 27th is National Banana Lover’s Day. It will take a banana lover more time than that to go through all of […]

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[1] Elderflower Lemonade Martini. Here’s the recipe (all photos © Natalie’s Orchard Island Juice Company). [2] Green Guava Lemonade Smoothie. Here’s the recipe. [3] Lavender Guava Lemonade Mimosa. Here’s the recipe. [4] Peach Guava Lemonade Smoothie. Here’s the recipe. [5] Lemonade Lavender Sorbet. Here’s the recipe. [6] Mango Lemonade Mousse. Here’s the recipe. [7] Lemonade […]

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[1] Paella on the grill (photo © Sur La Table). [2] Potato and chorizo paella. Here’s the recipe (photo © Black Gold Farms).   We love elaborate rice dishes, so paella recipes are always a special-occasion treat. March 27th is National Paella Day, so we’re getting out the paella pan and cooking up a party. […]

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March 25th is International Waffle Day (also called World Waffle Day), a holiday with religious significance in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. March 25th is the Feast of the Annunciation, upon which waffles are typically eaten. The day celebrates waffles and their history, and we’ve got sweet and savory waffle recipes below—for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and […]

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