TIP OF THE DAY: Roasted Chickpeas

[1] Roasted chickpeas garnish a bowl of spicy avocado soup (photos #1 and #2 © DeLallo). [2] Roasted chickpeas. [3] Fresh chickpeas, a.k.a. green chickpeas, in their pods (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   Who needs empty-calorie croutons when you can substitute nutritious*, roasted chickpeas? In photo #1, DeLallo serves it as a…
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FOOD 101: Rum Facts For National Rum Day

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum: August 16th is National Rum Day. (Here’s the pirate song, inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.) Many thanks to Pat Croce’s Rum Barrel sports bar and grill in Key West (now closed, alas) for much of this information.     WHAT IS RUM? Everyone who knows the word…
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