FOOD FUN: Prosecco & Alcohol-Infused Ice Pops

New, fun, delicious: Prosecco and boozy ice pops. Photo courtesy Conrad Hotel | NYC.   Too bad “Sex And The City” is off the air. The girls could have spent an afternoon or evening at an elegant rooftop bar in Battery Park City at the foot of Manhattan, enjoying the stunning views of Lady Liberty…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Where’s the stack of mozzarella and tomato slices? This Caprese salad is deconstructed. Photo courtesy Great Performances | NYC.   Take advantage of the beautiful tomatoes now at farmers markets to create an elegant Caprese salad like this. There’s just a small window each year to enjoy heirloom tomatoes, so budget to have them every…
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RECIPE: Popcorn Ball Ice Cream Sandwiches

Make an ice cream sandwich with a “popcorn ball” sandwich. Photo courtesy Popcorn.org.   August 2nd is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day. Sure, ice cream between two cookies or thin slices of cake makes a great sandwich. But try something different this year: Make the “sandwich” part from popcorn balls. This recipe takes the ingredients…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Lärabar’s Renula “Granola”

The Lärabar brand of healthy, gluten free energy bars (now owned by General Mills) has reinvented granola. They call their new product Renola. The reinvention substitutes nuts for the traditional oats in granola. As a result, Renola is grain free, gluten free, soy-free and dairy-free. It is certified kosher by OU. It’s also crunchy and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Rethink Your Breakfast Cereal

What’s missing from these bowls of cereal? Check the list below! Photo courtesy Kellogg’s.   A recent survey revealed that when hearing the term “protein and grains,” only 20% of Americans think of cereal and milk. We’d be in that group. So Kellogg’s, America’s cereal powerhouse, created a pop-up restaurant, Recharge Bar, to educate families…
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