JULY 4TH RECIPES: Red, White & Blue Ice Cream Cones & More Desserts

[1] An Independence Day ice cream cone (photo courtesy Baldor Specialty Foods). [2] You can make ice cream with holiday sprinkles, or soften regular vanilla and stir them in (photo © OddFellows Ice Cream | NYC).   Here’s an easy and fun red-white-and-blue dessert or snack for the July 4th holiday weekend made with: Vanilla…
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FOOD FUN: Grandma Pizza

We’ve lived in New York City our whole life but had never heard of Grandma Pizza. Maybe it’s because we didn’t have an Italian grandmother. According to King Arthur Flour, which has a wealth of baking knowledge (and lots of delicious recipes): A New York City staple, Grandma Pizza has its origins in the homes…
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RECIPE: Spaghetti With Kale

[1] Pretty pasta, with colorful nutrition from kale and tomatoes (photo and recipe © DeLallo). [2] DeLallo’s authentic Italian spaghetti (photo © DeLallo). [3] Different varieties of kale. Through the Middle Ages, kale was one of the most common green vegetables in Europe. Curly-leaf and flat-leaf varieties were cultivated in Greece as far back as…
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FOOD 101: Check Your Extra Virgin Olive Oil I.Q.

Ready to test your extra virgin olive oil chops? See how many of these questions you can answer correctly. Thanks to California Olive Ranch for the test and photos. Their premium olive oils are so delicious, you can drink them from the spoon (two tablespoons a day are recommended by the FDA for heart health).…
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