TIP OF THE DAY: Pisco From Peru

At the end of each of the past four years, food trend analysts have predicted that Peruvian food will be the next hot cuisine in the U.S. But do you know what Peruvian cuisine is? Have you had their national cocktail, the Pisco Sour? We’re about to introduce you to Pisco. But first, some favorite…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Ceviche Day & Ceviche Recipes

June 28 is National Ceviche Day in Peru, where it one of the national dishes. The holiday has arrived in the U.S.—a healthy celebration. Ceviche—shellfish cured by citrus juice acid—has been popular in Latin America for many centuries. It dates some 2,000 years to an Inca dish of raw marinated fish. The dish was discovered…
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PRODUCT: York Peppermint Patty Ice Cream Bars

Lovers of York Peppermint Patties (us included) can cool off this summer with York Ice Cream bars, made by Good Humor, a Univlever brand. (The York Peppermint Pattie candy brand is owned by Hershey Company, and the ice cream is made under license.) The three-ounce rounds of peppermint ice cream are dipped in a dark…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try A Bottle Of Moscato Wine

May 9th is National Moscato Day. Nearly two thousand years ago, the Roman author Pliny the Elder (23 C.E. – 79 C.E.) wrote in his Natural History: “The Muscat grape has been grown for a long time in Beaumes [in France] and its wine is remarkable.” Call it Muscat in French or Moscato in Italian:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Gourmet Hoagie

May 5th is National Hoagie Day. November 4th is National Submarine Sandwich Day. And someone decided that we needed a National Eat A Hoagie Day on September 14th and Submarine-Hoagie-Grinder Day on October 9th. These sandwiches are fraternal triplets. The names were different depending on their origins, but all were initially hearty sandwiches of meat…
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