TIP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Ice Cream, Store Bought Or Homemade

Yes, it’s popcorn ice cream! Photo courtesy Baskin-Robbins.   Lights, camera, ice cream fun! Getting ready for the Golden Globes this Sunday? Can’t wait to see Tina Fey and Amy Poehler do their thing? Here’s just the “golden” treat to serve: Caramel Popcorn Ice Cream. Head to Baskin-Robbins and stock up on the flavor of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Tea In A Moka Pot

Use your moka pot to make tea! Photo courtesy Java Tea Co.   Some tea lovers have found new ways of brewing their beverage, beyond the traditional kettle and boiling water. They’ve adopted coffee-brewing techniques, using tea leaves instead of ground coffee. It’s happening from coast to coast. Press Tea, which opened last year in…
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PRODUCT: Goat Cheese Crumbles

Photo by Béatrice Peltre | La Tartine Gourmande in Boston. Check out her beautiful food photos. Above, Apricot and Thyme crumbles with Cranberry and Thyme Crumbles in the background.   “Crumbled goat cheese is the largest category of the goat cheese market,” says Allison Hooper, co-founder of the splendiferous Vermont Creamery. “People love them on…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Pizza

Pizza dough, so much fun to knead. Photo by Mariha Kitchen | IST.   It’s National Pizza Week. If you’re not already making homemade pizza, here’s an incentive to start. For the easy way, buy a pre-made crust, raw dough (we get ours at Trader Joe’s—delicious!) and add your favorite toppings. It’s healthier if you…
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RECIPE: Matcha Shortbread Cookies

Bake ‘em or buy ‘em: matcha shortbread cookies from Tea Aura. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   January 6th is National Shortbread Day. Coming on the heels of new year’s resolutions, where many of us have resolved to eat better, what’s a cookie lover to do? Make matcha shortbread (or as a default,…
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