TIP OF THE DAY: Make Watermelon Juice

Make your own watermelon juice. Photo by Hyhoon1210 | Dreamstime.   Have you ever had watermelon juice? It’s delicious. We used to buy Sundia watermelon juice, but we can’t find it anymore. Now we make our own. You can turn it into a family project by getting the kids to remove all the seeds. And…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Host A Spaghettata, An Informal Pasta Party

If you’re Italian American, you may know what a spaghettata is (pronounced spa-get-TAH-tah). It’s like a cookout, but it takes place indoors, with spaghetti. It can be an impromptu lunch or dinner, following a card game or board game, or after a soccer match (or your favorite American sport). The key word is casual. In…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Wrap Sandwiches, Deli-Style

Have a roast beef on rye, wrap style. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   Our food styles evolve, thank goodness. That’s what keeps it interesting. While flatbreads have been used to wrap food since the invention of bread, the American wrap sandwich was created in the 1980s at a Southern California restaurant chain…
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PRODUCT: Peas Of Mind “Healthy” Pizza For Kids

Peas Of Mind is a company that makes products that kids like. And the products—all frozen foods—are good for them. Our first encounter with the company was via their Veggie Wedgies: apple, broccoli, carrot and cauliflower sliced to look like French fries. You bake them in the oven. Each serving provides more than half of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Juice Mixing For Ideal Flavor

Mix different juices to create your perfect blend. Photo by Jaclyn Nussbaum | THENIBBLE.   Anyone with an electric juicer has experienced combining different fruits and vegetables into a glass of juice. We don’t have a juicer, but we recently discovered juice mixology when we received a shipment of Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company—wonderful, pulpy…
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