FOOD HOLIDAY: Have A Moscow Mule For National Vodka Day

Today is National Vodka Day. Do you know the first vodka cocktail invented in the U.S.? (If you read the headline of this article, you do). Today vodka and vodka cocktails are ubiquitous. In 2011, roughly 62 million 9-liter cases of vodka were sold in the U.S: the most of any spirit category.* MOSCOW MULE…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Broccoli Rabe Or Rapini

Raw broccoli rabe at top, and sautéed in garlic over orecchiete pasta. Photo by M.R. Kornflakes | Dreamstime.   Perhaps 15 years ago, broccoli rabe began to appear in some restaurants. Also called broccoli rape, raab (pronounced rob), rapini, Chinese broccoli and Italian broccoli in the U.S., it then became available in produce markets. Now,…
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