TIP OF THE DAY: Best Rice Pudding Recipe, With A Gourmet Twist

August 9th is National Rice Pudding Day. Here are five ways to raise your rice pudding recipe to fine-restaurant status. Try all of them to decide what you think makes the best rice pudding recipe. And as a bonus, check out the rice pudding recipes below. 1. Soak the raisins in Armagnac, Grand Marnier or…
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RECIPE: Dirt Cake With Gummy Worms

Oops: National Gummy Worm Day, which was yesterday, flew by before we had a chance to post this recipe. The dessert, “Dirt In A Box,” was created by Ruby Foo’s restaurant in Times Square, New York City. It’s a no-cook “dirt pudding” or trifle, decorated with Gummy Worms. You can make the recipe more elaborate,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bison, The Other Red Meat

Love your steak and burgers, but not the fat and cholesterol? Bison has less fat and fewer calories than skinless, white meat chicken! It has an elegant red meat flavor. The inelegant-looking bison produces quite the gourmet feast. Because it has so little fat, bison should be cooked rare or medium rare. Since it’s National…
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RECIPE: Frozen Yogurt Sundae Toppings

Treat yourself to a watermelon Pinkberry sundae. Photo courtesy Pinkberry.com.   Adjust your schedule, Pinkberry lovers: the new summer flavor, Watermelon, debuts tomorrow. It’s made with real watermelon. And there’s a great half-price deal. The new sweet-and-tart treat is watermelon frozen yogurt topped with fresh watermelon purée, diced watermelon and diced cucumbers. If cucumbers sound…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Make A Lobster Cocktail For National Lobster Day

It’s a holiday for lobster lovers! This LobsterCocktail is an easy way to celebrate (photo © Mackenzie Ltd).   It’s National Lobster Day. Celebrate with a lobster lunch or dinner—even a Lobster Cocktail like the simple-but-elegant presentation in the photo. We have to guide you to one of our favorite easy lobster recipes, this Lobster…
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