What Is Cream Tea & The History (It’s National Cream Tea Day)

The last Friday in June is National Cream Tea Day, which begs the question: What is cream tea? Most Americans might think the obvious: It’s adding cream to your tea. But no. It’s what now is the practice of adding jam or preserves (traditionally strawberry) and clotted cream to scones, which are served with a…
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Cheese & Charcuterie Boards: The Difference & How To Make Them

[1] A French charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © Domino). [2] A German charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © Schneiders). [3] Italian charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © Harry And David). [4] Spanish charcuterie board. Here’s the “recipe” (photo © My Kitchen Love). [5] A charcuterie board doesn’t have to be as…
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The Most Expensive Brunch In The World (Are You Ready To Go?)

Just in case you’re looking to impress someone by taking him or her to a memorable brunch spot, head to Miami. The brunch at Zuma is the most expensive “bottomless” brunch in the world, served on Saturdays and Sundays. First, let us disclose that Zuma’s brunch is not about omelets and pancakes. It’s about some…
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Peaches & Cream Recipes For National Peaches & Cream Day

[1] Classic peaches and cream. The recipe is below (photo © Chef John). [2] The simplest peaches and cream: no cooking, just slice the peaches (photo © Spache The Spatula). [3] Peaches and cream mousse (photo © Chef Eric Cobb). [4] Fresh peaches, with their leaves and blossoms (photo © The Lore | Unsplash). [5]…
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Celebrate National Ice Cream Soda Day With The Old & The New

The recipe is simple: soda water, syrup, and a scoop of ice cream. There are many variations of syrup and ice cream, each creating a special flavor of ice cream soda. Make yourself one to celebrate National Ice Cream Soda Day. Also called a float, because a scoop or two of ice cream floated in…
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