RECIPES: Potato Salad Reveries

The summers of our youth meant that on the three holiday weekends—Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day—Mom was going to put out a major spread. You could have held a wedding reception with the diversity and quantity of food she set out. Aside from the fruit pies and trays of brownies, what we most…
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GLUTEN FREE: Three Bakers Snackers Crackers

A gluten-free recommendation from Georgi Page-Smith, who reports on GF products for THE NIBBLE. One of the perks of my gluten-free lifestyle is the license I give myself to eat limitless quantities of cheese. Years ago I indulged my cheese cravings with perhaps the best cheese crackers ever to exist (including Cheez-Its): Gluten Free Cheddar…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Faloodeh or Faludeh, It’s Delicious Rose Water Sorbet

[1] Faludeh with a sour cherry topping (ba albaloo) at The Persian Fusion. [2] A squeeze of fresh lime juice blances the sweetness of the sobet (photo courtesy Tishineh, a site for Irani tourism). [3] A “sundae” of faludeh combined with saffron ice cream (bastani in Arabic; photo courtesy Fun Love And Cooking). The combination…
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RECIPE: Grilled Peaches Or Nectarines With Ricotta

[1] Peaches and cream, reimagined: Grilled peaches and ricotta, for breakfast, lunch or dessert (photo and recipe courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Organic stone fruits—nectarines, peaches and plums—from Frog Hollow Farm. They ship!   Part of our paean to summer’s stone fruits, our tip on easy fruit tarts and our recommendation of summer fruit salads with…
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RECIPE: Peach Iced Tea

A couple of days ago, we presented peach drinks with alcohol. Today, we have a favorite recipe for all, peach iced tea. You can make this recipe anytime with frozen peaches; but there is nothing better than puréeing ripe, luscious summer peaches. Keep an eye out for “specials” at the store: peaches have achieved peak…
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