World Paloma Day is May 22nd. We recently featured a classic Paloma recipe for Cinco de Mayo, but you can take this popular and refreshing drink a step further—and give it a global spin. Like all classic cocktails, the Paloma invites you to play with the recipe and customize it—perhaps create your signature Paloma. Today’s […]

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[1] A refreshing glass of Blue Basil Wild Tonic (all photos © Wild Tonic). [2] In addition to 16-ounce bottles, there are 12-ounce cans. [3] Hard Blueberry Mint. [4] Four varieties of hard jun kombucha have 5.6% A.B.V. (alcohol by volume). [5] The refreshing flavors are like spritzes. [6] Substitute tonic water for Wild Tonic […]

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[1] Beautiful tomatoes that everyone would buy. Compare to the misshapen tomato below, that no one in a first-world country wants to buy (photo courtesy FAO). [2] Misshapen produce, although tasting just like normally attractive produce, is thrown away (photo © U.C. Davis). [3] Fruits with surface blemishes are not acceptable in first world countries, […]

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[1] Homemade dulce de leche has only one ingredient: sweetened condensed milk. Here’s the recipe (photo © Karolina Kolodziejczak | Unsplash). [2] Dulce de leche is used as a spread and topping, as well as an ingredient in desserts (photo © Bruna Branco | Unsplash). [3] An easy way to serve dulce de leche: on […]

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September 2nd is World Coconut Day, a holiday observed big-time in the Asian and Pacific countries, which are home to most of the world’s coconut producing countries. National Coconut Day in the U.S. is June 26th. World Coconut Day was established to increase public awareness of the health and commercial benefits of coconut, a fruit […]

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[1] A Ramos Gin Fizz elevates the standard Gin Fizz (next photo) into a frothy cloud (photo © Danjie Sorum | Unsplash). [2] A standard Gin Fizz (photo © Pete And Gerry’s). [3] Orange blossom water, also called orange flower water, is a distillate of blossoms of the bitter orange tree (photo © Nielsen-Massey). [4] […]

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[1] Eight great sauces for your kitchen (photo © Good Eggs). [2] This Buffalo sauce is an enhancement over the original Buffalo wing sauce, created by Good Eggs (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Cacciatore sauce was originally made with garden ingredients to cook with the hunter’s rabbit. These days, it’s more likely to be a […]

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