TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Churn Baby Ice Cream Cups

[1] A cup of Choco Chip Cookie Dough. The sweet cream ice cream has pieces of cookie dough and a cookie dough swirl. It’s topped with a chocolate chip cookie and a fudge drizzle (all photos © Churn Baby | Casper’s Ice Cream). [2] A cup of heaven: chocolate ice cream with a peanut butter…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Fishers Island Lemonade

Fishers Island is located in Long Island Sound, between the eastern tips of Connecticut and Long Island. Open for 100 years, it has long been a haven for summer visitors. The Pequot, the only public bar and restaurant on the island, is a gathering place for cocktails, burgers, wood-fired pizza, local Fishers Island oysters and…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Blooming Tea, Hot Or Iced

[1] Serve blooming tea iced in a wine glass or a Collins glass (photo © LWXLJMJZC | Amazon). [2] A glass teapot is the way to showcase hot blooming tea. You can typically buy them where you buy the tea (photo © Davidson’s). [3] If you don’t have a glass pot for hot tea, unfurl…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Whole Earth Stevia Leaf & Monk Fruit Sweetener

We have been using noncaloric sweeteners for decades, starting with zero-calorie soda brands in middle school, then on cereal and other foods as packets of the sweetener became available. While we’ve tried every brand over the years, our reigning favorite was Splenda (sucralose), introduced to the U.S. in 1999. Not only did it have less…
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