Nik Sharma’s Spiced Coffee Kulfi: A frosty treat to help beat the heat

(Photography by Nik Sharma)

Nik Sharma’s Spiced Coffee Kulfi is an icy-cool sweet that’s also a little bitter. Just as great-sounding: it’s really easy to make, requiring no special equipment — not even a coffee maker, just some ramekins or kulfi molds if you’ve got ‘em. So if an easy, coffee-plus-kulfi treat is your idea of a good way to beat the heat, this one’s for you! Scroll down to grab the recipe, which comes from his cookbook, The Flavor Equation: The Science of Great Cooking in 114 Essential Recipes

Spiced Coffee Kulfi

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Dive into fresh, ripe tomatoes with these recipes | Food and cooking



Hot-Cold Nacho Wreath MUST CREDIT: Photo by Goran Kosanovic for The Washington Post

2 or 3 medium hothouse tomatoes, diced

2 scallions, trimmed and cut into thin slices (white and light-green parts)

Juice of ½ lime, plus wedges for serving

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

8 ounces fresh chorizo sausage links, casings removed

2 poblano chili peppers, roasted and cut into ¼-inch dice (see note)

8 ounces regular or low-fat cream cheese, at room temperature (do not use nonfat)

10 ounces sturdy corn tortilla chips, preferably DIY (see related recipe)

1 (8-ounce) block Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

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Healthy Farmer’s Markets increase food accessibility in Thornton


Two weekly outdoor markets will offer affordable, healthy produce

By Erica Grossman

The Healthy Farmer’s Markets return to Anythink with two weekly opportunities for community members to purchase fresh produce from local farmers. Hosted with the City of Thornton Community ConnectionsTri-County Health Department, the American Heart Association and Lulu’s Farm, these outdoor markets help increase food and nutrition access in Thornton. The markets opened Tuesday, July 13, at Anythink Huron Street and Thursday, July 15, at Anythink Wright Farms, and will continue through the fall. 

The Healthy Farmer’s Markets bring nutritious produce to areas that

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Wendy’s Spicy Black Bean Burger


Wendy’s recently announced a new vegetarian option to is menu: the Spicy Black Bean Burger. Instead of including some sort of faux meat or patty to evoke the real taste of beef or chicken, the fast food mainstay is opting for a burger with two types of protein instead: black beans and chickpeas.

John Li, Vice President of Culinary Innovation at Wendy’s, explained in a press event that the certified vegetarian Spicy Black Bean Burger has been in the works for quite some time to make it perfect: “Just because something is meatless doesn’t mean it needs to be tasteless,”

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