HOLIDAY GIFT: Tea Advent Calendar From Adagio

[1] Tea excitement: 24 different varieties (both photos © Adagio Teas). [2] Inside the book-style gift box are windows holding the different teas, one for each day from December 1st through December 24th.   We typically don’t begin to write about holiday gifts until November 1st, just after Halloween. But this tea advent calendar from…
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FOOD FUN: Purple Potato Pizza Recipes

Ready for some food fun? How about purple potato pizza? We have two recipes, one a grandma pizza with bacon and pesto, the second a Sicilian-style pizza with prosciutto. September is National Potato Month, August 19th is National Potato Day, and February 22nd is National Cook A Sweet Potato Day. There are 11 pizza holidays!…
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NEFT Vodka, A Great Sipping Vodka For National Vodka Day

[1] A NEFT martini with just a splash of vermouth (all photos © NEFT Vodka). [2] For Valentine’s Day, Christmas, or other festive event, a bird’s eye chile brightens the glass of NEFT, neat. Because the chile isn’t cut, its flavor and heat don’t infuse into the vodka. [3] NEFT is made from an ancient…
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Baja Shrimp And Surf & Turf Taco Recipes For National Taco Day

Pueblo Bonito Resorts in Cabo San Lucas, a resort city on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, is known for its beaches, water-based activities and nightlife—and for the area’s famous Cabo Arch, a rock formation that erupts from the sea. The resort is also known for its tacos, which are always on the…
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Make Baked Hard Taco Shells From Corn Tortillas: It’s Easy

[1] Homemade hard taco shells with gourmet fillings, at ABC Cocina in New York City (photo © ABC Cocina). [2] (photos #2 and #3 and video © Laura Fuentes | Momables). [3] You can pack lots of filling with this broader shape. [4] Corn tortillas (photo © Mex Grocer). [5] Fusion food: sashimi tacos! Here’s…
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