TIP OF THE DAY: Nut-Crusted Fish

Coating fish with nuts and baking or sautéeing is an easy, foolproof way to prepare an elegant entrée. The nutty flavor of this simple but rich coating pairs beautifully with flaky white fish fillets. Nuts add even more protein to your dinner, as well as these health benefits. You can use any nut you like…
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JULY 4th: Patriotic Milkshake Recipe

For a dessert or snack over July 4th weekend, serve these patriotic shakes. They were designed by QVC’s chef David Venable. RECIPE: PATRIOTIC MILKSHAKE Ingredients For 4 Servings 1/4 cup + 4 teaspoons strawberry syrup, divided (recipe below) 3/4 cup fresh blueberries 2-1/4 cups strawberries and cream ice cream 1-1/4 cups quartered fresh strawberries 1-1/3…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ricotta For Lunch, Dinner & Dessert

A couple of weeks ago we discussed the glories of ricotta for breakfast. Today, we make some recommendations for lunch and dinner. HORS D’OEUVRE Ricotta dip for crudités, chips, pretzels. You can season and serve it as is, in a bowl with a drizzle of olive oil; or blend it in the food processor, with…
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RECIPE: Star Cookies For July 4th

[1] It’s beginning to look like July 4th! The Silpat cookie sheet is from Williams-Sonoma. [2] Powdered sugar, also known as confectioner’s sugar and 10X sugar (photo © The Nibble). [3] Meringue powder is available from King Arthur Flour.   Want to bake cookies for July 4th? 1. MIX up and roll out your favorite…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Wine & Sorbet For “Cocktails”

Sorbet cocktails are one of our favorite summer desserts. You simply add scoops of sorbet to a glass—an opportunity to use your Champagne coupes, Margarita glasses, large-bowl wine glasses or large snifters. Then, pour in sparkling or still wine or white spirits (gin, tequila, vodka) and serve with a spoon. As the sorbet melts into…
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