COOKING VIDEO: Apple Pie With Cheddar Crust

  Not long ago, we overheard a conversation among a group that was seated next to us at a New York City restaurant. One person was recounting a dinner he had had at a colleague’s home. He had been served a slice of apple pie with a wedge of Cheddar cheese, and was “flabbergasted” by… Continue reading “COOKING VIDEO: Apple Pie With Cheddar Crust”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Hummus Flavor

What’s better than a healthy snack of hummus? Our answer: Hummus that’s been garnished with something just as healthy, for additional layers of flavor. That’s the latest good idea from Tribe Mediterranean Foods. Their newest line, Tribe With Toppings (formerly called Tribe Origins), offers a “topped” line of hummus in seven delicious varieties. All-natural and… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Hummus Flavor”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Fabulous Cocktail Glass Rimmer

This drink rimmer uses neither sugar nor salt, just a touch of herbs. Photo courtesy Haru Restaurant.   Several specialty food companies make cocktail glass rimmers that add color, flavor and festivity to the rim of the glass. Beyond cocktails, a glass rimmer can be used with almost any drink, from iced coffee to hot… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Fabulous Cocktail Glass Rimmer”

NEWS: Recycling Nespresso Capsules

We love our Nespresso espresso machine and the many different varieties and flavors of espresso it enables us to enjoy. (Espresso isn’t a type of bean, but a type of roast that can be applied to any bean. Drill down in our Espresso Glossary.) But some environmentally conscious espresso lovers have told us that they… Continue reading “NEWS: Recycling Nespresso Capsules”

TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Popchips Healthy Potato Chips

  In 2007, we were one of the first to discover Popchips and make it a Top Pick Of The Week. Over the years, we’ve had many a potato chip, but none as guilt-free and delicious as Popchips. They have half the fat but all of the flavor. Super-crunchy, they’re fun as well as fabulous.… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Popchips Healthy Potato Chips”