FOOD FUN: Deconstructed Blueberry Pie

Deconstructed blueberry pie à la mode. Photo courtesy Linda Anctil.   We are huge fans of Linda Anctil, a Connecticut-based chef and caterer whose blog, PlayingWithFireAndWater.com, makes us want to show up at meal time and befriend her. She’s a great deconstructionist chef and caterer, and it’s a pleasure to look at her concepts and…
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RECIPE: No Bake Frozen Pineapple Cheesecake

Frozen, not baked. Photo courtesy SafeEggs.com.   Following up on yesterday’s review of the No Cook, No Bake Cookbook, we have a no cook, no bake dessert for you: Pineapple Cream Cheese Cake. It’s not from the cookbook. Rather, it’s the winner of the “No Bake Recipe Contest” sponsored by Safest Choice Eggs, pasteurized eggs…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cold Infused Iced Tea

Tea brewed in the fridge. Photo courtesy Autocrat Natural Ingredients.   In Pursuit of Tea is a purveyor of the finest teas from Asia and India. Their monthly newsletter often has a good “tea tip.” This month, it’s about cold infused tea—the opposite of sun tea. As with sun tea, you simply add tea to…
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