Rosewater Drink For Valentine’s Day & More Rosewater Recipes

This article was inspired by photo #1: rose petals in a glass of water. How nice for Valentine’s Day, we thought. We decided to steep some rose petals in water (filtered, of course) to serve. Yes, it’s as easy as simply steeping rose petals in water. Here’s a recipe. It’s available in any Middle Eastern…
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Runamok Infused Honey & Raw Honey For Your Table Or For Gifts

What do you do when you’re an acclaimed maker of artisan maple syrup, seeking to add to your wares? Why it’s perfectly logical: You turn to another sweetener and fine food ingredient, honey. The artisans at Runamok Maple Syrup, a Nibble Top Pick Of The Week, have created a line of artisan honey: raw varietal…
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How To Store Potatoes For National Potato Month

Quick tips for National Potato Month, September, on how to buy and store potatoes (National Potato Day is August 19th).     HOW TO BUY POTATOES FIRM. Choose potatoes that are firm, with smooth skin. Avoid potatoes that are too soft, greenish in color or have cuts, sprouts or blemishes. These are more likely to…
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Baking, Grilling & Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

[1] Use extra virgin olive oil for much more than salad dressing (photos #1 © Flavor Your Life). [2] Brush the grill, and your food, with EVOO (photo © California Olive Ranch). [3] Bake super-moist cakes with EVOO. Here’s the recipe (photo © Lucero Olive Oil [now closed]). [4] EVOO adds extra creaminess to already-creamy…
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