TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: The Best Coconut Water

You can buy lychee-coconut water or take advantage of lychee season and enjoy fresh lychee. Photo by Deasy Setiawati Widjaja | Dreamstime.   If you’ve seen the uber-trendy Rihanna posing in ads with a container of Vita Coco coconut water, you know that chilled juice from green coconuts is a hot drink. When Vita Coco…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The Burger Dimple & Butter Pat

You can take two simple steps to grill a better burger. Dimple It If your burgers tend to puff up, here’s a tip to keep them looking good: Use a spoon to press a dimple into the top before placing them on the grill. The burgers will rise while remaining shapely. Butter It We had…
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PRODUCT: Dinosaur Cakes

T-Rex and Triceratops in a Jurassic food fight. Our money’s on T-Rex. Photo by Jaclyn Nussbaum | THE NIBBLE. We’ve all seen films of massive dinosaurs eating their prey. Although mankind and dinos did not walk the earth at the same time, films like Jurassic Park have remedied that fact: We’ve seen more than a…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Celebrate National Peach Month With Fresh Peach Recipes

Each week for the past five weeks, we’ve been buying a box of peaches from Trader Joe’s. Sweet and juicy, they are grown by farmers who should take pride in producing such nice peaches. August is National Peach Month. Brush up on your peach facts and trivia: Peaches originated in China, traveled west over the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Get A Fish Spatula (Fish Turner)

Use a slotted fish spatula to flip everything on the grill. This one is a Tom Douglas by Pinzon Dexter Russell, available on Amazon.   Grilling tools sets generally include a chef’s spatula, grill tongs, two-prong fork, silicone basting brush and cleaning brush for the grill. But if you grill fish, that chef’s spatula is…
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