The Russian Tea Room Borscht Recipe & The History Of Borscht

Chilled borscht in the summertime? We buy it at Zabar’s by the quart, along with chilled cucumber soup, fruit soup, and gazpacho. In the summer, there are more chilled soups than you can shake a stick at*, as my Nana would say. Our personal Top 10 favorites (including those previously mentioned): Ajo Blanco (Spanish Garlic…
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Peach Caprese Salad Recipe For National Peach Month

[1] A twist on the Caprese salad, adding peaches or nectarines plus enough arugula to make it a green salad fusion. The recipe is below (photo © Colavita Recipes). [2] A creative idea: use bite-size mozzarella balls (bocconcini) instead of sliced mozzarella (photo © Fruits From Chile). [3] A minimalist, fruit-centric peach Caprese (photo ©…
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A Spicy Mint Julep Spritz Recipe For National Spritz Day

August 1st is National Spritz Day and the most famous spritz cocktail in the U.S. is the Aperol Spritz. We love it, but how about something new: a Mint Julep Spritz recipe (below)? What’s a spritz? A spritz is a wine-based cocktail made with prosecco, a bitter liqueur such as Aperol, Campari, or Cynar, and…
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Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipe For National Cheesecake Day

Our last cheesecake recipe of the day: cheesecake ice cream. You can use it in the Raspberry Cheesecake Float published earlier, or just enjoy a bowl or a cone. For fun, add graham cracker pieces. At your next outdoor event, try an option like Cheesecake Ice Cream with Fruit Swirls from Milk Means More, from…
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Greek Chicken Wings & More Wing Recipes For National Chicken Wing Day

July 29th is National Chicken Wing Day. America loves its chicken wings, but there is a debate over what types are best: bone-in vs. boneless and drumettes vs. the wingettes/flats*. RTA Outdoor Living Check out 14 more chicken wing recipes below. > The history of chicken.     RECIPE: SMOKIN’ GREEK CHICKEN WINGS Ingredients For…
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