TIP: Mango, A Year-Round Fruit

Mango is a fruit we think of as summery: tropical, juicy, yellow-orange and just heavenly as sorbet and in a frozen Mango Margarita. But mango is a year-round fruit, with different varieties coming into season at different times. So it can be enjoyed in desserts, incorporated into dips and relishes, and enjoyed in hundreds of…
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RECIPE: Mango Caprese & Other Caprese Salad Variations

Mango caprese salad. Photo courtesy Murray’s Cheese Bar | New York City.   So many people we know—ourselves included—are fans of the Caprese salad. So simple but so delicious, the salad comprises slices of tomato and mozzarella with fresh basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. It’s named after the Italian island of Capri, where it…
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RECIPE: Mango Gazpacho With Fromage Blanc Sorbet

Our bad: We forgot to publish this delicious mango gazpacho recipe in the height of summer gazpacho season. But it’s still warm out; and this recipe from Vermont Creamery, served with fromage blanc sorbet, is worth your attention. MANGO GAZPACHO RECIPE Ingredients 1 cup cold water 1 cup tomato juice 8 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded,…
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COOKING VIDEO: The Best Way To Cut A Mango

  Mangoes are luscious; mangoes are juicy. But if you don’t know how to cut them, mangoes can also be a pain. The large, flat, oval pit runs almost the entire length of the fruit. If you’ve tried your own freestyle technique, getting around the pit may seem more trouble than it’s worth. And forget…
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PRODUCT: Limited Edition Papaya Mango Snapple

Papaya Mango is the new limited editionSnapple tea. Photo courtesy Snapple.   Last year, Snapple sponsored an episode of Celebrity Apprentice that allowed Bret Michaels to create one of our favorite Diet Snapple flavors ever, Trop-A-Rocka. The layering of mango, pear and cinnamon was the most complex Snapple flavor we’d come across. And it’s not…
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