FATHER’S DAY GIFT: Flavored Chocolate Bars

The most fun assortment of chocolate bars. Photo courtesy Hebert Candies.   Father’s Day is a week from today. If Dad enjoys a chocolate bar, how about giving him twelve of them, all in different fun flavors? Hebert Candies of Shrewsbury, Massachussetts has created a gift box of delightful chocolate bars—a unique take on this…
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RECIPE: Spicy Cucumber Green Iced Tea

How about spicing up your iced tea? This spin is from Ted Allen, host of Food Network’s series, “Chopped.” Ted is a consultant to Lipton’s Pure Leaf Iced Tea. He created this recipe with a prep time of just 5 minutes, using a bottle of Pure Leaf Not Too Sweet. If you don’t like sugar…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Steak Sauce Or Marinade

Make your own marinade and steak sauce. Photo courtesy Double R Ranch.   So many recipes tell you to marinate meat by pouring a bottle of Italian salad dressing over it. That’s one type of cooking, but we prefer the superior flavors of from-scratch cooking, using the best ingredients. Whether you’re making a marinade or…
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RECIPE: Greek-Style Grilled Lamb Loin Chops With Bread Salad

We’re putting something special on the grill for Father’s Day: lamb chops. This Greek-accented lamb chops recipe is from Chef Curtis Stone’s new book, What’s For Dinner, which focuses on easy-to-make meals for every night of the week. Chef Stone serves his Grilled Lemon Oregano Lamb Chops with a rustic bread salad: a combination that‘s…
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