Consider American Black Walnuts On National Walnut Day

[1] Black walnuts: beautiful, but with an extremely hard shell that requires a special nutcracker (photos #1 and #2 © American Black Walnut Marketing Board). [2] The fleshy green outer covering is called the husk or shuck.(photos #2 and #3. [3] The best source for black walnuts online is Hammons (remaining photos © Hammons Products…
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Lady M’s Peach Cobbler Mille Crepes Cake—Get It While You Can

Every so often, a gift comes along that is truly a special occasion. More than a box of fine chocolates or great cookies, in this case, it’s a cake: Lady M’s Peach Cobbler Mille Crêpes Cake. The cake is a limited edition for the month of May, making it even more special. We’ve tasted upwards…
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Coconut Margarita Recipe For Cinco De Mayo & Mother’s Day

[1] A coconut “Margarita” with a shredded coconut rim (both photos © Koloa Rum). [2] Bottles of Kōloa Coconut Rum. The brand also makes Kauaʻi White, Gold, Dark, Reserve Cask Strength Single-Barrel Aged Hawaiian Rum, Cacao, Coffee, and Spice rums. All are wonderful for home or gifting.   There are many ways to tweak a…
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Food Fun: Breakfast In Bed Ice Cream From Baskin-Robbins

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Baskin-Robbins has introduced a brand-new Flavor of the Month, and a fun one at that: Breakfast in Bed. It combines buttermilk pancake- and maple syrup-flavored ice creams, fluffy pancake pieces, and a blueberry compote swirl (photo #1). It’s a good excuse to have ice cream for breakfast. Along with…
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Sustainable King Oscar Yellowfin Tuna Fillets For World Tuna Day

[1] Two of King Oscar’s four varieties of ultra-premium tuna fillets (photos #1 through #5 © King Oscar). [2] A “tuna board” for lunch or snacking. [3] The flavorful fillets can be served as tapas. [4] Make more flavorful tuna sandwiches. See creative recipes below. [5] . [6] Julia Child’s tuna salad recipe. The recipe…
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