TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Biotta Organic Juices & More Good-For-You Foods

[1] Biotta, king of bottled organic juices, is available in 10 flavors (photo courtesy Biotta). [2] An egg-cellent grab-and-go snack from Pete & Gerry’s. [3] Tasty, hydrating watermelon juice Photo courtesy Tsamma Juice | AJC.   This edition of Top Pick Of The Week contains the tastiest good-for-you products. Our Top Pick, Biotta Organic Juices,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Potato Latkes, Root Vegetable Latkes

The Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah, begins tonight, and we’re having latkes. Potato latkes are a Chanukah tradition*, but they are enjoyed year-round.     THE HISTORY OF LATKES The popular potato latkes of European Jewish cuisine descend from Sicilian ricotta pancakes that appeared in the Middle Ages. They traveled north to Rome, where the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

You need only four ingredients to make ice cream—and NO ice cream maker. There may be an extra ingredient, such as lemon juice with fruit flavors. Just whip the cream, fold it into the sweetened condensed milk with the other ingredients, freeze in a loaf pan and voilà, ice cream! The other ingredients are sugar…
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FOOD FUN: DIY Filled Donut Holes

[1] David Burke’s Warm Drunken Donuts. [2] A showman as well as a chef, David Burke often has special serveware made for his creations. Donut carousel, anyone? (photos #1 and #2 courtesy Chef David Burke). [3] Banana beignets add another popular flavor to donut holes. Here’s the recipe from Food Network.   Chef David Burke,…
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