Archive | June, 2012

How to Choose a Cantaloupe

12 Jun

Whole Foods set up their melon display just perfectly for me to give you a little lesson in cantaloupe selection. Choosing melons is always tough–and you’ll never truly know what you got until you’ve sliced it open–but this little tip I learned back in culinary school totally works for cantaloupes. And no, it doesn’t include thumping it… Continue reading


Homemade “Magic Shell”

3 Jun

Remember “Magic Shell” ice cream topping? That super-sweet chocolate coating that magically hardened into a crisp “shell” the second it hit the ice cream was a favorite when I was growing up. Turns out, it’s super easy to make yourself. Continue reading