Breakfast Banana Split Recipe For National Watermelon Day

[1] Scoops of fresh watermelon take the place of ice cream in this breakfast banana split (photo © National Watermelon Promotion Board). [2] Shredded coconut is the perfect garnish for this breakfast sundae (photo © Gourmet Food World). Check out 21 more watermelon recipes, including cocktails. > The history of watermelon. > The history of…
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Food Fun: Raspberry Cheesecake Float Recipe For National Cheesecake Day

[1] A Raspberry Cheesecake Float for National Cheesecake Day, National Ice Cream Soda Day, or any day in-between. The recipe is below The history of ice cream. > The history of the ice cream soda (float). > The history of cheesecake. > The different types of ice cream and frozen desserts.       CHECK…
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Scattered California Roll, California Roll Chirashi Sushi

This Scattered California Roll comes under the category of “Why didn’t we think of this?” But we’re thankful that Grace Parisi came up with the idea (more about Grace below). This recipe is in the chirashi sushi category. The name means “scattered sushi” in Japanese, and it’s the easiest sushi to make because, rather than…
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FOOD FUN: Banana Loca Banana Stuffing Gadget

[1] You can get very creative with the fillings (all photos © Banana Loca | NA Market Direct). [2] Here’s the gadget. It’s easy to use. [3] A banana filled with chocolate spread. [4] This banana is stuffed with raspberry preserves.   Banana Loca is an innovative kitchen gadget that lets you fill bananas with…
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FOOD FUN: Freeze Grapes To Use As Ice Cubes

[1] Frozen grapes keep chilled drinks (photo © Foods & Wines From Spain). [2] A medley of grape colors looks best (photo © Melissa’s Produce).   Here’s a way to keep cool your glass of white wine or other cold drinks that are served without ice: Use frozen grapes as ice cubes! They’re decorative, and…
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