FOOD HOLIDAY: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day. How will you celebrate? Eat your favorite chocolate ice cream (plain, Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Almond Fudge, Rocky Road, etc.)? Have a scoop atop a slice of apple or blueberry pie? Make a Blondie Sandwich or Brownie Sandwich or Jumbo Cookie Sandwich with chocolate ice cream in the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Look At “Gourmet” Chicken & Waffles

Chicken & Waffles, originally a hearty breakfast, can be had any time of the day in modern times. With counterpoints of crisp and soft, salty and sweet, it became a special occasion dish of Southern soul food cuisine. It’s still a special-occasion dish: one that many people enjoy on Father’s Day. You can make a…
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RECIPE: Pasta With Artichoke Hearts & Olives

In this Mediterranean medley, pasta combines with artichoke hearts and olives in a light dressing of extra virgin olive oil and lemon. Or is it an artichoke and olive salad with pasta? Either way, this main dish, which can be served hot or cold, is layered with flavor. You can use leftover, unsauced pasta or…
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