Our favorite summer treat? A scoop or two (OK, three) of sorbet. VT staffers dug into pint after pint of the frozen dessert to choose a few of the best. Here's why we reach for these super-cool choices.
Serving fromage at an upcoming party? Brian Ralph, cavemaster at Murray's Cheese Shop in New York City, suggests picking three to five kinds. "Any more than that and you'll overwhelm your guests," he says. Here are some of our animal-rennet-free favorites.