RECIPE: Savory Strawberry Gazpacho

[1] Strawberry gazpacho has vegetables, onion and herbs, like a basic vegetable gazpacho (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] The markets are filled with fresh strawberries, ready to enjoy plain or in recipes like this (photo © Good Eggs).   Our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog added strawberries to a classic gazpacho…
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TIP OF THE DAY: No Bake Wafer Cake With Real Wafer Cookies

Summer is the time to eat a homemade dessert without turning on the oven. That means fruit salad, ice cream or no-bake cookies such as this recipe of cocoa, peanut butter and oats. Ice box cakes have long been popular, too: a layering of chocolate or vanilla “wafer” cookies with whipped cream. The recipe was…
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TIP OF THE DAY: No-Cook Fresh Tomato Sauce

Whether you grow your own tomatoes or live near a supply of farm-grown beauties, put the summer abundance of fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes to use with this no-cook tomato sauce for pasta and pizza. We often make this recipe when we come across a lot of very ripe tomatoes, priced to sell. The recipe is from DeLallo,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Produce Selection Tips ~ How To Pick The Best Fruits & Vegetables

Nature gives us much fresh produce in the summer, but selecting perfectly ripe fruits and vegetables isn’t always second nature to us. There is no uniform rule for choosing the best. Some produce should be stored in the fridge, others not. Sometimes a bit of stem attached is a good sign, sometimes not. And so…
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