GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Biscoffee & Biscottea

Try Biscoffee with your morning cup of Joe. Photo courtesy Biscoffee. If you like shortbread cookies, this week’s Gourmet Giveaway prize is right up your alley: gourmet shortbread infused with organic tea and coffee. The makers of Biscoffee have enhanced a classic Scottish shortbread recipe with ground organic and Fair Trade coffee beans to the…
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CINCO DE MAYO: Frozen Cranberry Margarita

What does cranberry juice have to do with Mexican cuisine? Nothing: There are no cranberry bogs in Mexico. But in the name of fusion, you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Frozen Cranberry Margarita. It uses antioxidant-packed unsweetened cranberry juice as a healthy mixer:   FROZEN CRANBERRY MARGARITA RECIPE Ingredients 6 ounces tequila 6…
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TIP OF THE DAY:

If you think you can’t make a traditional wrap sandwich, roll a cone! Photo courtesy Tumaro’s Tortillas. You may buy sandwich wraps for lunch, but do you make them at home? If you’re still wedded to two slices of bread, try wraps instead for Cinco de Mayo. When you see how easy they are to…
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CINCO DE MAYO: Cocktail Recipes

You’ve got two days to prepare for Cinco de Mayo, so study these cocktail options: Recipe Menu 1: The Blazin’ Shooter, Firecracker, Prickly Margarita, Rockin’ Paloma and Tequila Sunset from Cabo Wabo Tequila Recipe Menu 2: Batanga Cocktail, Cactus Kicker, Golden Coa Cocktail, Orange Agave Cocktail, Spicy Cosmo and Spicy Piña Cocktail from El Jimador…
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MOTHER’S DAY: Stuffed Baked French Toast Recipe

Baked stuffed French toast is a treat for any occasion. Photo courtesy Zabars.com. If your Mother’s Day celebration is a brunch and you’ve already made plans, save this recipe for the next special occasion. Everyone else: Take a close look at this Stuffed French Toast recipe from Andrea Watman, creative director of Zabar’s in New…
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