RECIPES: Stewed Rhubarb & Strawberries For National Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Day

[1] Stewed rhubarb. Call it strawberry-rhubarb sauce or make it a chilled soup with vanilla frozen yogurt or sorbet. The recipe is at right (photo courtesy Eat Well 101). [2] Turn strawberry-rhubarb scones into a shortcake with whipped cream and strawberries. Here’s the recipe from Dessert First Girl. [3] The main ingredients: rhubarb and strawberries…
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FATHER’S DAY GIFTS: Premium Maple Syrup & BBQ Sauce

Some foodists* like a bottle of wine as a gift. But they might like a bottle of fine olive oil even more. Or a bottle of the best maple syrup or barbecue sauce. We have favorites for the latter two, just in time for Father’s Day gifting.     MAPLE GUILD BOURBON BARREL MATURED MAPLE…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate Mango & Papaya

In that barely-monitored process of declaring national holidays, the National Mango Board and National Papaya Board ended up as the monthly national holidays in June. Mango and papayas are both tropical tree fruits, but from different parts of the tropics. While both are now cultivated worldwide: Mango originated in South Asia. Payapa is native to…
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