TIP OF THE DAY: Blood Orange Season, Sorbet & Upside-Down Cake

Blood orange season runs now through May, offering the different types of blood orange. Blood oranges are believed to have originated in either China or the Southern Mediterranean. They have been grown in Italy, Spain and elsewhere since the 18th century, and are now the principal orange grown in Italy. California is the number one…
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FOOD FUN: Unconventional Sundae Ingredients

[1] Not your typical vanilla ice cream sundae (photo courtesy Ogawa Coffee. [2] How about a beef sundae with cheddar (photo courtesy Dairy Max). [3] Tart frozen yogurt like Pinkberry is an opportunity to try savory toppings, like marinated cherry tomatoes and basil (photo courtesy Pinkberry).   For National Sundae Day, November 11th, commemorates the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Sorbet With Fruit Juice

If you’re switching your menus to fall vegetables and fruits, you can still a variety of seasonal ice creams and sorbets. In this easy recipe, you don’t even need fruit: You use the bottled juice. Apple, blood orange, grapefruit, pear and pomegranate are delicious fall sorbet flavors. You can set out different garnishes and let…
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RECIPE: Blueberry Ice Pops For National Blueberry Popsicle Day

[1] Puréed blueberries, perked up with a bit of lemon juice (photo courtesy Will Cook For Smiles). [2] Make a creamy blueberry pop with yogurt or non-dairy milk (photo courtesy A Healthy Life For Me). Here’s the recipe with almond and coconut milks; the recipe for a yogurt pop is below.   September 1st is…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: JonnyPops, A Smoothie On A Stick

JonnyPops in Banana Cinnamon & Cream and Strawberries & Cream. Each bite is a joy. [2] Look for this box. [3] A creative snack or breakfast: added to yogurt. You can also top a pie, or dip the whole bar in chocolate. All photos courtesy JonnyPops.   In 2011, still in college, Jonny Pop’s CEO…
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