TIP OF THE DAY: Creamsicle Variations For National Creamsicle Day

August 14th is National Creamsicle Day. Creamsicle is a flavor combination that people either love or not. We love it, and have even created our own variation, The Nibblesicle, with raspberry sorbet instead of orange. The Creamsicle was created by the Popsicle Corporation, established during the Depression by Frank Epperson, who had invented the Popsicle®.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Create A Signature Tartare Recipe

[1] Strawberry and beet “tartare.” On top of the ice cream is a cloud of cotton candy (photo courtesy Ananda Restaurant). [2] Carrot tartare. Make it with this recipe from Aliya Leekong in Food Republic. [3] Beef tartare (photo courtesy Gordon Ramsay Group).   Language evolves, of course. The meaning of words change over time,…
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RECIPE: Thai Rice Pudding With Black Rice

[1] Thai rice pudding is made with black rice and coconut milk. Here’s the recipe from Briana’s Kitchen Creations. [2] Black rice (photo courtesy InHarvest). [3] Cooked black rice takes on a purple hue (photo Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE). [4] Rice Pudding B with rum and passionfruit (photo courtesy Epicurious).   August 9th is…
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RECIPE: Frozen Daiquirí For Dessert

July 19th is National Daiquirí Day, honoring a rum drink conceived by a mining engineer on a hot Cuban evening in 1898. Here’s the history of the Daiquirí—named after the town in which it was created—as well as the original Daiquirí recipe. The Frozen Daiquirí never took off the way the Frozen Margarita has. While…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Brie For Dessert

Here’s an idea for Mother’s Day for moms who don’t want cake or other sugary dessert: Brie. Brie and its cheese brothers are known as bloomy-rind, soft-ripened or surface-ripened (i.e., ripened from the outside) cheeses. These terms refer to their their downy, edible white rind. The cheesemaker creates the rind by adding a powdered form…
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