There are sweet cheeses, accented with fruit. There are spicy cheeses, blended with chiles. And then there’s Dolce Habanero cheese, Mozzarella Company’s artisan cheese that combines both (photo #1). Dolce Habanero blends sweet dried apricots and firey habanero chiles into a semisoft cow’s milk cheese, perfect for snacking or cooking. For a cheese plate or […]

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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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This Sweet Potato Apple Pizza recipe from Colavita Olive Oil is delicious for brunch, lunch, dinner, or even dessert. It combines two delicious pairings—sweet potato and apple—and offers variations: butternut squash instead of sweet potato, pear, or pineapple instead of apple. You can also substitute a different cheese for the Manchego. There’s a lot more […]

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[1] A sweet potato pizza with caramelized onions, copressata and balsamic glaze (photo and recipe © DeLallo). [2] Sweet sopressata, a dry salami from southern Italy (photo © Our Harvest). [3] Mascarpone, rich and creamy (photo © Vermont Creamery). [4] Provolone cheese is a close cousin of mozzarella. Both are stretched-curd cheeses, called pasta filata […]

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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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A few years ago we suggested sweet potato toast as an alternative to avocado toast, beet toast, eggplant toast, hummus toast, mushroom toast and green pea toast. We provided a recipe from Chef François Payard, who put a gourmet twist on the sweet potatoes with caramelized onions, balsamic vinaigrette and sliced roasted sweet potatoes instead […]

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