A Delicious Asparagus Pizza Recipe For National Asparagus Month

May is National Asparagus Month, and May 24th is National Asparagus Day. We’ve got an asparagus pizza recipe that’s almost guilt free: lots of fresh veggies and a whole-wheat crust. You can bake it in the oven or grill it. > The history of asparagus. > More asparagus recipes.     RECIPE: ASPARAGUS & LEEK…
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Avocado & Orange Composed Salad Recipe For National Salad Month

[1] A composed salad of avocado and orange. The recipe is below (photo © Foods & Wines From Spain). [2] A composed salad recipe of vegetables and chickpeas. “Composed” means that the ingredients have been arranged individually in an attractive composition (photo © Anna Pelzer | Unsplash). [3] This composed salad is not as perfectly…
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Spicy Thai Paloma Cocktail Recipe For World Paloma Day

World Paloma Day is May 22nd. We recently featured a classic Paloma recipe for Cinco de Mayo, but you can take this popular and refreshing drink a step further—and give it a global spin. Like all classic cocktails, the Paloma invites you to play with the recipe and customize it—perhaps create your signature Paloma. Today’s…
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CREAM GLOSSARY: The Different Types Of Cream

[1] Chantilly, a.k.a. whipped cream, garniches a slice of pie (photo © King Arthur Baking). [2] Clotted cream, also called Devon cream: a specialty of the U.K. and part of “cream tea” with scones and jam (photo © Cupcake Project). [ 3] Creme fraiche, a cultured cream that is a more piquant substitute for whipped…
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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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