FREE: 5/12 Is Free Cone Day At Häagen-Dazs

Yours free on Tuesday, May 12th. Photo courtesy Häagen-Dazs.   Tuesday, May 12th is Free Cone Day at participating Häagen-Dazs shops, from 4-8 pm local time. It’s a standard* size sugar cone or cake cone or small cup with your choice of ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet in a cup, sugar cone or cake…
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FOOD FUN: Brownie Mortarboards

If you’d like to make a treat for a graduate, how about brownie mortarboards*? These, from Sugar Bowl Bakery in Hayward, California, show you how to do it. 1. MAKE mini round brownies in a baba pan or cut circles with a cookie cutter from a regular pan of brownies. 2. FIND a rectangular cookie…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Green (Pesto) Lasagna For Spring

“Green” lasagna, made with pesto and spring asparagus. Use green (spinach) noodles for St. Patrick’s Day. Photo courtesy Eataly | Chicago.   Have you ever had green lasagna? We order lasagna every time we see it on a menu, trying to find one that’s better than Mom’s (which has only been bested once). We find…
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PRODUCT: Spigariello, Italian Leaf Broccoli

Spigariello, Italian leaf broccoli. Photo courtesy Good Eggs | Los Angeles.   If you love broccoli and broccoli rabe (rapini), look for spigariello (variously spelled spigarello). Related to both plants, spigariello is an Italian leaf broccoli that tastes like a cross between broccoli and kale. It’s popular in southern Italy, especially Puglia, where it’s called…
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