JULY 4th RECIPE: Mixed Berries & Cheese

How easy is this for patriotic eating on July 4th (photo #1) For breakfast with yogurt or cottage cheese. For lunch with burrata, goat cheese or ricotta. For dessert with vanilla frozen yogurt. As a topping for white-iced cakes and cupcakes. With half-and-half or light cream.   Or make the recipe below. Thanks to Wisconsin…
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JULY 4th: Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks & Snacks

July 4th is the one holiday where you can make everything (except meat) red, white and blue. Our collection of recipes follows, starting with a new one:     RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE STRIPED (LAYERED) COCKTAIL Ingredients For 1 Drink 1½ parts vodka 1 part watermelon schnapps ½ part cranberry juice ½ part fresh…
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JULY 4TH: Star-shaped Tortilla Chips With Red, White & Blue Salsa

We’ve made a lot of red, white and blue recipes for July 4th, and have cut out cake and pie decorations, cheese and cookies and with a star-shaped cookie cutter. But this recipe, from Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, raises the bar: Using that cookie cutter to make star-shaped tortilla chips. It’s paired with a red,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red, White & Blue Iced Tea For July 4th

Today’s tip comes via one of our favorite artisan tea blenders, Tay Tea. It’s blue tea, an herbal tea from Thailand that made its way here a few years ago. It still remains largely under the radar, except at artisan tea shops and some spas. The blue tea is steeped from the butterfly pea flower…
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RECIPES: Watermelon Rind Slaw and Coleslaw

Don’t throw away your watermelon rinds. Watermelon rind is not only edible; it can be turned into crunchy slaws and watermelon pickleswatermelon pickles (pickled watermelon rind). Here are two crunchy, fun recipes from the Watermelon Promotion BoardWatermelon Promotion Board, which has the best collection of watermelon recipes. The slaw has a yogurt dressing while the…
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