TIP OF THE DAY: Unusual Ice Creams

Today is Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day. Our wine editor is in demand for his beet, lavender and saffron ice creams—and he even makes ice cream from rare black truffle. If you don’t have time to make something special, look in your specialty foods store. One of our favorites, Reed’s Ginger Ice Cream (available at…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Waffles For International Waffle Day

It’s International Waffle Day! Make your favorite waffles for breakfast, lunch or dessert. For a savory main course, top waffles with sour cream or crème fraîche and salmon caviar; with smoked salmon or poached salmon, sour cream and dill; with poached chicken or seafood and dill; with creamed chicken or seafood and mushrooms. For dessert,…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: 6/19 Is National Martini Day

Shaken or stirred? Who cares—it’s ‘Tini Time. Photo courtesy of European Sources Direct. Ladies and gents, it’s not only Friday, it’s National Martini Day! So, here’s some martini trivia, and a link to recipes you can enjoy tonight, plus mix up for Dad and/or Hubby on Father’s Day. First, that bit about James Bond liking…
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RECIPE: Wolfgang Puck’s Lobster Cobb Salad

June 15th is National Lobster Day, so buy a few crustaceans and get creative! How about dressing one of America’s favorite salads with lobster instead of chicken? Here’s a Lobster Cobb Salad recipe from Chef Wolfgang Puck. LOBSTER COBB SALAD RECIPE Ingredients 2 heads romaine lettuce cut into thin strips 2 heads watercress 1 pound…
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