RECIPE: S’mores Popcorn & More Recipes For National S’mores Day

This recipe for S’mores Popcorn comes from Valerie’s Home Cooking, a new cookbook by actress Valerie Bertinelli (photo #2). Valerie advises: “All I can do here is issue a warning: Get ready for an amazing, tasty, and addictive treat—and only eat these if you’re with someone who won’t mind your licking your fingers. “I was…
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TIP OF THE DAY: French Onion Soup Fondue, A Neighborly Fusion

Voilà: a fusion of French onion soup and fondue. Photo courtesy QVC.   We love fusion cuisine—the art of combining ingredients or techniques from different cuisines to create exciting new flavors. Fusion cuisine typically combines foods from different countries or global regions (Japanese-Mediterranean, for example, or barbecue chicken pizza). But is it still a fusion…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Find The Best Melting Cheese

Want more melt? Try a different cheese. Photo by Paul Johnson | IST.   If you like melted cheese on your burger, veggies, casseroles and other foods—and appreciate the flavor of good cheese—go ditch the bland American cheese slices. Take a look at the options below: Somewhere on the list is the melting cheese you’ll…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cheese Scraps = Fondue & Omelets

What to do with those bits and slivers of cheese left over from the party cheese board? Don’t wrap them up and stash them away—you’ll forget them and end up tossing them out weeks later. What a sad waste of cheese! Instead, plan some recipes to use them ASAP. Our favorites: Fondue Cheese omelets “Mixed…
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