FOOD FUN: Peanut Butter Sandwiches With Bacon & Banana For National Peanut Butter Day

January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day; March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. April 2nd is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. We’re obviously a PB-loving nation. It won’t take you long to make this PB…and B…and B sandwich. That’s peanut butter, bacon and banana. The recipe comes from King’s Hawaiian, one of…
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RECIPE: Blueberry Smoothie With Almond Milk

A smoothie with our favorite fruits plus almond milk. Photo courtesy Chef Ingrid Hoffmann.   Having just published an article on why we love almond milk, we hasten to follow it up with an easy recipe. Your nutritionist would approve of this smoothie, from Chef Ingrid Hoffmann. She adds flaxseed meal for extra nutrition and…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Sorbabes Gourmet Sorbet

It looks like ice cream, but it’s sorbet: amazing peanut butter banana sorbet with a fudge swirl. Photo courtesy Sorbabes.   You’ve never tasted sorbet like this before,” says Sorbabes. And they’re spot on. The Sorbabes (as in sorbet babes) are two friends who met in New York City and followed their calling as specialty…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Elvis Presley’s Birthday Sundae

Happy birthday, Elvis! While Elvis Presley is not exactly known for being a foodie, we, along with millions of fans worldwide, celebrate his birthday with a few hours of Elvis tunes and his favorite snack food: a fried sandwich filled with peanut butter, sliced bananas and bacon. Here’s the “Elvis Sandwich” recipe. This year, we’re…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Banana Hot Chocolate

Warm, comforting, and another way to enjoy gourmet chocolate. What could be better? Photo by Elton Lin. Purée a ripe banana and add it to hot chocolate. One banana is enough for two eight-ounce cups (it stretches further if you want just a little banana flavor). Add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and a grind of fresh…
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