PRODUCT: Skinnygirl Margarita

What if you’re one of those “Real Housewives Of…” ladies, enjoy cocktails but have to watch every calorie (the camera adds 10 pounds)? With a typical four-ounce Margarita weighing in at 500 calories (the majority due to sugar in the liqueur or the cocktail mix), what’s a housewife do? If you’re Bethenny Frankel, one of… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Skinnygirl Margarita”

PRODUCT: Whoopie Pie Pan

Have fun making whoopie pies at home. Photo courtesy SurLaTable.com. If you’re enamored of whoopie pies—or inspired by our current Top Pick Of The Week, the whoopie pies from WannaHavaCookie—Wilton has just made your life easier. The baking specialist has created a whoopie pie pan that makes it easy to get perfect cake “sandwich” halves.… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Whoopie Pie Pan”

TIP OF THE DAY: Peach Raspberry Lemonade

Peaches are in season. So are raspberries. And life always gives us lemons. So make an extra-special homemade lemonade. Per glass: Ingredients • 2 tablespoons peach purée (made from ripe peaches) • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice • 4 raspberries • Lemon wedge for garnish • Optional garnish: fresh mint sprig • Ice Preparation 1.… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Peach Raspberry Lemonade”

PRODUCT: Fat-Free Half And Half

Half &half for people cutting calories and/or fat. Photo by Jerry Deutsch | THE NIBBLE. We love milk—and thanks to all of the cookies, cake and cereals we test at THE NIBBLE, not to mention all the cappuccinos and lattes—we drink a lot of it. Our milk of choice is Special Request Skim Plus from… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Fat-Free Half And Half”

TIP OF THE DAY: Fluffier Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are one of our favorite breakfast foods. In March we posted a tip for making fluffier scrambled eggs. But our mother—who makes the fluffiest scrambled eggs—reminds us that we left out one important tip: • Eggs at room temperature will take in more air than cold eggs. If you don’t have time to… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Fluffier Scrambled Eggs”