Fish Tacos Recipe For National Fish Taco Day

[1] These fish tacos are made with halibut, but you can substitute your fish of choice. The recipe is below (photo © California Wine Institute). [2] You can layer on flavor with fruits from avocado and grapefruit to mango and pineapple (photo of ahi tuna tacos © Vital Choice). [3] You can dice the avocado…
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Why Don’t Asian Teacups Have Handles & The Right Temperature For Tea

[1] Most Asian countries serve tea in handle-less cups (photo © Kanaya Tea). [2] These are freshly-picked tea leaves (photo © Paulina H | Unsplash). [3] Matcha, originally a ceremonial tea only, has even smaller cups (photo © T2 | Unsplash).   If you eat at Asian restaurants, you may (or may not) have given…
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Nachos Recipes For National Nachos Day

November 6th is National Nachos Day, a good occasion to have a nachos party. What’s that? An occasion to get together with friends and try different nachos recipes—with different types of beers, of course, and different Margaritas. Who doesn’t enjoy a hearty plate of nachos for a snack, or even for a main course? They’re…
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Pierogi Party: Set Up A Pierogi Bar For National Pierogi Day

October 8th is National Pierogi Day. Pierogi, dumplings of Central and Eastern European origin, are traditionally stuffed with cheese, fruit, ground meat, mashed potato or sauerkraut. They can be served baked, boiled grilled, fried/sautéed and steamed. They’re typically cooked in butter with sautéed onions. You can make them or buy them. Personally, we eat a…
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Fat Miilk Vietnamese Coffee, A Robusta Experience

[1] Vietnamese iced coffee. A swirl of sweetened condensed milk makes it as sweet as you like (photo © Demi Deherrera | Unsplash). [2] You can drink Vietnmese coffee hot, of course (remaining photos © Fat Miilk). [3] Three of the four blends of Fat Miilk beans. [4] A phin is the Vietnamese equivalent of…
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