PRODUCTS: 4 New Favorite Foods & Beverages

[1] A drink that says “summer” (photo courtesy Belvoir Fruit Farms). [2] A new, limited edition Cholula Hot Sauce (photo courtesy Jose Cuervo).   In two days we head to the Fancy Food Show, a trade show of specialty food producers so vast that, like Disneyland, you can’t possibly see it all, much less eat…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Turkey For July 4th & All Year ‘Round

[1] and [2] Roast turkey is a year-round treat, especially when all you have to do is put a frozen turkey in a bag in the oven (photos courtesy Jennie-O). [3] Sweet potato salad made summery with corn and tomatoes. Here’s the recipe from Averie Cooks.   June is National Turkey Lover’s Month. There are…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Recipe You’ve Been Saving “For The Right Time”

We have the bad habit of collecting recipes. Not making them, mind you, just collecting them. Whether torn from magazines or saved digitally, we have so many recipes, we could publish a cookbook series called “Recipes We Never Tried.” Yesterday, we tore from The New York Times the this recipe for namoura, a Lebanese semolina…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 12 Ingredients For Summer Tacos

Chicken tacos with radish and avocado. Here’s the recipe from Heather Christo. [2] Fish tacos with mango. Here’s the recipe from How Sweet It Is.   The 2017 summer solstice falls on Wednesday, June 21st at 12:24 A.M. If you’re having a midnight dinner tonight, you can officially have summer tacos. What are summer tacos?…
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PRODUCT: Grow Your Own Tea

If you live in hardiness zones 8-10—the southern United States—and have a spot with full sun, you can grow your own tea with plants from Burpee. One individual commenting on the Burpee website had success in Zone 6. Here’s the USDA map of hardiness zones. Tea, Camellia sinensis, is a perennial plant. The same plant…
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