Lemon Meringue Float Recipe For National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day, celebrating one of America’s Top 10 favorite pies (see the list below). We’ve presented recipes for classic lemon meringue pie, as well as more than 25 recipes inspired by the pie: cake, cheesecake, cookies, fudge, pie, waffles, and much more. Today we have the simplest lemon meringue…
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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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