RECIPE: Beet Hummus & The History Of Beets

[1] Beet hummus, a passionate red purple for Spring, Easter, Mother’s Day, Christmas and Valentine’s Day (photo © California Olive Ranch). [2] Add some equally bright crudites: colored cauliflower florets, multicolor cherry tomatoes, and crinkle-cut carrots, below (photo © Sid Wainer). [3] Instead of buying baby carrots which often have little flavor, buy standard carrots…
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RECIPE: Heart-Shaped Ice Cream Sandwiches

Even if you haven’t planned a special Valentine’s Day dessert, there’s still time to make one.     RECIPE: HEART ICE CREAM SANDWICHES   Ingredients A brownie recipe (a boxed mix is fine) Ice cream (ideally a rectangular container) Optional: sprinkles, mini chips, crushed peppermint, etc.   Plus A heart-shaped cookie cutter   Preparation 1.…
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CHOCOLATE: Hotel Chocolat, From London

[1] Valentine’s Day gift box (all photos © Hotel Chocolat). [2] We can’t get enough of the Champagne truffles! [3] Resistance is futile!   Hotel Chocolat shop opened its doors in North London in 2004, with a mission to make exciting luxury chocolate. Today, with more than 103 shops worldwide, including in the U.S. It’s…
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