TIP OF THE DAY: July 4th Patriotic Pound Cake

It couldn’t be easier to make this impressive holiday dessert. Cover rectangular slices of pound cake with whipped cream. Line up blueberries and raspberries (or strawberries diced to the size of blueberries) in “stripes” like the American flag. If the fruit isn’t as sweet as you’d like, toss it in a bit of sugar first…
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July 4th: Freedom Ice Cream From Sheer Bliss

Freedom ice cream from Sheer Bliss is red, white and blue: vanilla ice cream with red and blue swirls of pomegranate and blueberry. It’s the perfect flavor for an Independence Day celebration (it’s all natural and certified kosher, too). Sheer Bliss is available at fine food stores nationwide; you can find a store locator on…
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RECIPE: July Fourth Strawberries

Red, white and blue ingredients create the perfect July Fourth dessert. Photo courtesy Dove Chocolate Discoveries.   Not only are berries, such as strawberries and blueberries, in season during the Fourth of July, but they also come in patriotic colors, making them great ingredients in recipes you can make for your Independence Day celebrations, such…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Nachos

  Turn your regular recipe into an Independence Day celebration by using blue and red tortilla chips and adding some blue cheese or goat cheese, along with white Cheddar or other good white melting cheese. Think of the Red, White and Blue theme for Labor Day and Memorial Day, too. Read about our favorite tortilla…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red Pepper Sour Cream

Enjoy your baked potato with something special. Take 1 cup of roasted red peppers (pimentos), well drained; combine in a food processor with 1 cup of sour cream (or substitute reduced-fat sour cream or fat-free yogurt). Blend until smooth and add 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice. Top with minced green onions. Also try this…
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