TIP OF THE DAY: Searching At The Farmers Market

When was the last time you ate something new? Most of us pursue a familiar grocery list, week in and week out. But a trip to the farmers market always yields new discoveries. It may be an apple; but it’s an apple you’ve never seen before, like the Pink Pearl apples in the photo. So…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Creamy Burrata Cheese & Burrata Recipes

[1] Grilled peaches with burrata. The recipe is below (photo © DeLallo). [2] Burrata (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [3] Burrata with toast (photo © Distilled Restaurant | NYC). [3] Puglia, the birthplace of burrata (image courtesy Wikipedia). [4] While homemade pesto is particularly delicious, it’s easier to open a jar of pesto (photo © DeLallo).…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hibiscus Iced Tea

Hibiscus is a flower (photo #2) that is brewed into an herbal tea, a caffeine-free tea also called a tisane. Tisanes are infusions of flowers, herbs, roots, spices, or other plant material. Long used in homeopathic medicine, they are now enjoyed by people seeking a caffeine-free beverage.     THE TASTE OF HIBISCUS We first…
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RECIPE: S’mores Brownies

[1] A gooey s’mores brownie. The recipe is below (photo © Burp!). [2] Classic s’mores are a sandwich cookie (photo © Dandies Marshmallows). [3] S’mores ice cream sandwiches (photo © Babble). [4] S’mores ice cream cake (photo © Kraft).   National S’mores Day is August 10th. Get ready to celebrate by considering this recipe for…
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RECIPE: Homemade Blueberry Juice & A Blueberry Daiquiri

We were shopping a couple of days ago and ran into a blueberry bonanza: four pints for $5. We brought them home to figure out what to do with them. Blueberry pie? Blueberry cobbler? Blueberry muffins? It was too hot to turn on the oven, so we popped them into the blender and made fresh…
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