A Flaming Scorpion Bowl Recipe For National Rum Day

[1] The real deal: a flaming Scorpion in a bowl with hula girls. Check out the recipe and the video. (photo © Tipsy Bartender). [2] This Scorpion Bowl from The New York Times is made in a conventional bowl. Here’s the recipe, which uses dark rum, gin, and Cognac (photo © New York Times |…
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Lemon Meringue Float Recipe For National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day, celebrating one of America’s Top 10 favorite pies (see the list below). We’ve presented recipes for classic lemon meringue pie, as well as more than 25 recipes inspired by the pie: cake, cheesecake, cookies, fudge, pie, waffles, and much more. Today we have the simplest lemon meringue…
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Singing The Blues Happily, With Deep Ellum Blue Cheese

[1] A wedge of Deep Ellum Blue (photo © The Mozzarella Company). [2] Serve Deep Ellum as a first course or a cheese course, along with figs and prosciutto (photo © Castello USA). [3] A glass of Port, be it vintage, ruby, or tawny, is an excellent accompaniment (photo © Taylor’s ).   The Mozzarella…
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The Most Popular Julia Child Recipes To Celebrate Her Birthday

[1] Cassoulet. Here’s a recipe (photo © Reserve Media). [2] Crêpes Suzette. Here’s a recipe (photo © Betty Crocker). [3] Reine de Saba cake. Here’s the recipe (photo © ). [4] Quiche Lorraine. Here’s a recipe (photo © Natasha’s Kitchen). [5] Vichyssoise. Here’s a recipe (photo © Umami Information Center).   August 15th is Julia…
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Ice Cream & Fudge Creamsicle-Flavored Recipes For National Creamsicle Day

What do you do on National Creamsicle Day, August 14th? Make a Creamsicle-inspired recipe, combining orange and vanilla flavors into formats beyond the original Creamsicle ice cream pop. The original and still beloved, a childhood flavor of ours, is a vanilla ice cream pop covered with orange sherbet. We often combine a scoop of vanilla…
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