PRODUCT: Irish Whiskey & Slane’s Triple Casked Irish Whiskey

[1] Slane is a relative newcomer to Irish whiskey. Irish whiskey was one of the earliest distilled drinks in Europe, arising in the 12th century (photos #1 through #4 © Slane Irish Whiskey| Brown-Forman). [2] Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Coffee. Here’s the original recipe and history of the drink. [3] Slane’s unique triple-casked…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Persimmon Varieties For National Persimmon Month

[1] Persimmons look like they might be related to tomatoes, but there is no relation. The two fruits branch off at the Order level (remember high school biology: Kingdom, Order, Family, Genus, Species). [2] A persimmon-yogurt parfait. Pistachio nuts are a great pairing with persimmons. Here’s the recipe from Low Carb Maven (photo © Low…
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FOOD 101: What’s An Etrog?

[1] While there’s not much fruit inside, here are recipes to use etrogs. If you see a fruit that looks the same but is lime green, it’s a kaffir/kieffer lime (photo © My Jewish Learning). [2] Just-harvested etrog with its leaves (photo © Kara Idelka | Panther Media). [3] Inside an etrog: lots of edible…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Atoria’s Family Bakery Flatbreads

We love bread, unashamedly. We’d rather eat bread than meat. We don’t need any condiment; just bread, delicious bread. Of course, that means good bread, artisan bread, bread from small bakeries like Atoria’s Family Bakery in Gilroy, California (they ship nationwide). Grandmother Atoria grew up in Assyria, the kingdom of northern Mesopotamia that became the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Beaujolais Wine Pairings For Summer & Year-Round

For red wine lovers, Beaujolais, a wine-producing province in eastern France, produces mostly red wines from the Gamay grape. White and rosé wines are produced in small quantities. Here, we’ll focus on the reds. The province of Beaujolais lies in eastern France, from the northern part of the Rhône Valley to the southern part Burgundy.…
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