TIP OF THE DAY: Creative Icebox Cakes & Homemade Chocolate Wafers Recipes

[1] The original ice box cake was made by Nabisco. Wafers and whipped cream were assembled and then frozen, to make cutting easy. After the taller cake became popular, the original version was named Refrigerator Roll (photo courtesy Nabisco). [2] The cake evolved into the classic Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafer Ice Box Cake, a tall…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Home Cocktail Tips From Professional Bartenders

[1] Make better cocktails at home, and order better at bars. Get the book at Amazon.com. [2] A Bourbon Flip, made with the contents of Nana’s Fridge. Here’s a recipe from Epicurious. [3] Hawthorne strainer: You’ve seen it, now you know its name (available at Golden Age Bartending). [4] A channel knife makes peel and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Have A Shandy Party

[1] A shandy made with spicy ale (photo courtesy Whole Foods Market). [2] A ginger beer shandy leaves out most of the alcohol (it’s less than .5% ABV) and adds the flavor of ginger. Here’s the recipe from Homemade Hooplah. [3] This Island Shandy from Tommy Bahama uses passion fruit juice instead of lemonade. [4]…
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RECIPE: A Classic & Variations For National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day, celebrating one of America’s favorite pies. That are the top 10 pies in America, based on consumption? No one has done that survey. Mrs. Smith’s released a survey of their top 10 based on sales, but it only included frozen pies in the flavors made by Mrs.…
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EVENT: Kids Food Fest In NYC, August 26th-27th

Got kids? Got kids who should learn to eat better—while having fun? Take the family to the Kids Food Fest, Saturday and Sunday August 26th and 27th. The Kids Food Fest is a celebration to educate families about making balanced food choices—choices everyone needs to create wholesome, lifelong eating habits. (Parents: You, too can learn…
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