FOOD FUN: Freeze Grapes To Use As Ice Cubes

[1] Frozen grapes keep chilled drinks (photo © Foods & Wines From Spain). [2] A medley of grape colors looks best (photo © Melissa’s Produce).   Here’s a way to keep cool your glass of white wine or other cold drinks that are served without ice: Use frozen grapes as ice cubes! They’re decorative, and…
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Mingle Mocktails, Sparkling Non-Alcoholic Drinks For Any Occasion

[1] Mingle Mocktails are available in individual cans (all photos © Mingle Mocktails). [2] The line is also available in 750ml bottles. [3] You can drink Mingle from the can, or from a cocktail glass. [4] The recipe for this Jingle Berry Mojito is below.   You don’t have to be a drinker to enjoy…
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Eggnog Cream Pie Recipe & More Eggnog Recipes For Christmas & New Year’s

[1] Creamy eggnog pie. The recipe is below (photo © Taste Of Home). [2] Store-bought eggnog can be found in conventional versions as well as with plant milks (photo © Kemps). [3] Eggnog French toast. Here’s the recipe (photo © Driscolls). [4] Spiced eggnog cheesecake. Here’s the recipe (photo © Charlie Palmer Holidays). [5] How…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Low-Calorie Green Spritz (a.k.a. Wine Spritzer)

[1] A lower-calorie green spritzer from My Recipes. My Recipes is part of the Allrecipes Food Group (photo © copyright 2021 Meredith Corporation). [2] Tint it green with a few drops of food color. We like to tint vanilla ice cream green for St. Pat’s (photo © McCormick). [3] Use plain sparkling water or club…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Seacuterie Instead Of Charcuterie

[1] A seacuterie plate from Oceana restaurant, with octopus salami, gravlax with dressed microgreens, and crab spread on toasted baguette (photo © Paul Johnson | Oceana Restaurant). [2] A put-it-together seacuterie board: You can purchase most of what’s here. Here are the recipes fi=or the rest (photo © Wild Alaska Food). [3] An ample lunch,…
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