TIP OF THE DAY: Off-Season Coconut Macaroons

Top: Chocolate-dipped macaroons (photo courtesy McCormick). Center: Plain coconut macaroons (photo courtesy Recchiuti Confections). Bottom: Up close (photo by Georgie Grd | Wikipedia).   If you like coconut, don’t wait until Passover* to make coconut macaroons. They’re a great treat year-round, and gluten-free. Bring them as house gifts: They travel well without breaking. We adapted…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Banana Bread

Banana bread with chocolate chips and nuts. We highly recommend the optional chocolate glaze in the recipe (not shown). Photo by Lulu Durand | IST.   February 23rd is National Banana Bread Day. You’d think we could get a decent piece of banana bread in this town, but it’s surprisingly tough. Most of what we…
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