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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A Spicy Mint Julep Spritz Recipe For National Spritz Day

August 1st is National Spritz Day and the most famous spritz cocktail in the U.S. is the Aperol Spritz. We love it, but how about something new: a Mint Julep Spritz recipe (below)? What’s a spritz? A spritz is a wine-based cocktail made with prosecco, a bitter liqueur such as Aperol, Campari, or Cynar, and…
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Avocado Toast Recipes For National Avocado Day

[1] Hass avocados have the creamy flesh needed for mashing (photos #1, #2, #3, and #4 © ACC Art Books). [2] Three avocado toast recipes: something for everyone (or, all three for everyone!). [3] Caren Rideau’s Terra y Vino Dry Riesling is a perfect match with her avocado toast. [4] Caren Rideau: Kitchen Designer, Vintner,…
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Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipe For National Cheesecake Day

Our last cheesecake recipe of the day: cheesecake ice cream. You can use it in the Raspberry Cheesecake Float published earlier, or just enjoy a bowl or a cone. For fun, add graham cracker pieces. At your next outdoor event, try an option like Cheesecake Ice Cream with Fruit Swirls from Milk Means More, from…
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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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