[1] Double PB yum: peanut butter cookies with chopped white peanut butter cups (both photos © Justin’s). [2] Justin’s White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups (a personal favorite of ours).   January 24th was National Peanut Butter Day. We baked these cookies late in the day—in just enough time to have a couple of warm cookies […]

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[1] It’s red, white, blue and crunchy, for lovers of crushed ice drinks (photo © Due West | NYC). [2] Due West used this rum in the drink. It’s 126 proof! We stuck with the 80 proof (photo © Worthy Park Estate).   When Due West, a popular gastropub in the West Village neighborhood of […]

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February 26th is National Pistachio Day. Long, long ago, if we had been a good girl, Mom would take us to Howard Johnson’s for a pistachio hot fudge sundae. Howard Johnson’s is long gone, and it isn’t easy to find pistachio ice cream. But here’s an easy recipe for pistachio fudge.     PISTACHIOS FROM […]

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This delicious, nutritious smoothie is from Kelly at SuperHealthyKids.com. “I love using frozen organic fruit,” says Kelly, “because it’s frozen at its peak freshness. It’s available year-round, is generally less expensive than fresh organic fruit, especially when out of season. And it’s great in smoothies!” The smoothie is made with three separate layers (photo #1), […]

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Many people use candy melts, a.k.a. candy coating, to make their confections. While they’re easy to use and come in many colors, frankly, candy melts don’t taste anywhere near as good as real chocolate.   WHAT ARE CANDY MELTS? Candy melts are made to emulate white chocolate, which is then tinted. But they replace the […]

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The Diet of Success: Healthy Eating Tips For Hard Working Professionals: Jeffrey White (Principles of Success) While many people think money is the key to happiness and prosperity, it’s all irrelevant without good health. When it comes to success, many of us are willing to do anything to get it. Unfortunately, that often includes sacrificing […]

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