FOOD FUN: Purple Potato Pizza Recipes

Ready for some food fun? How about purple potato pizza? We have two recipes, one a grandma pizza with bacon and pesto, the second a Sicilian-style pizza with prosciutto. September is National Potato Month, August 19th is National Potato Day, and February 22nd is National Cook A Sweet Potato Day. There are 11 pizza holidays!…
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Baja Shrimp And Surf & Turf Taco Recipes For National Taco Day

Pueblo Bonito Resorts in Cabo San Lucas, a resort city on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, is known for its beaches, water-based activities and nightlife—and for the area’s famous Cabo Arch, a rock formation that erupts from the sea. The resort is also known for its tacos, which are always on the…
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Make Baked Hard Taco Shells From Corn Tortillas: It’s Easy

[1] Homemade hard taco shells with gourmet fillings, at ABC Cocina in New York City (photo © ABC Cocina). [2] (photos #2 and #3 and video © Laura Fuentes | Momables). [3] You can pack lots of filling with this broader shape. [4] Corn tortillas (photo © Mex Grocer). [5] Fusion food: sashimi tacos! Here’s…
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History Of Smoothies & Smoothie Recipes For Global Smoothie Day

Love smoothies? October 3rd is Global Smoothie Day, A beverage of fruit and yogurt with the consistency of a milkshake, but much healthier. While the first smoothies marketed in the U.S. were combinations of fruit and fruit juice, yogurt was later added to the recipe. The concentration of calcium and beneficial bacteria in the yogurt,…
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Polenta & Pork Ragu Recipe For National Pork Month

[1] Pork ragù over polenta (photos #1, #2, #4, and #5 © DeLallo). [2] Ingredients for the recipe. Pork Shoulder[/caption] [3] Pork shoulder, also known as Boston butt (photo courtesy Food Nutrition Table). [4] Instant polenta is ready in 5 minutes‡‡. You can buy it online from DeLallo. [5] These San Marzano tomatoes sold by…
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