Monthly Archives: March 2012

Flexible Vegetarianism

Posted on March 22, 2012

Flexitarians are people who eat mostly a vegetarian diet but may occasionally eat meat, poultry or fish (slightly different than pescetarians, who supplement their vegetarian diets with only fish)....

Spring Allergies? Some Foods May Make Them Worse

Posted on March 22, 2012

If you have a spring allergy, certain foods can make your symptoms worse. The allergy-causing proteins in pollen are similar to proteins found in some fruits and vegetables. Approximately 25% of...

5 Ways You May Be Unintentionally Teaching Your Kids Not to Eat Dinner

Posted on March 9, 2012

I ran across this great blog post today and loved the insights. Here is a partial list of uh-ohs from Dina Rose, a sociologist with a specialty in food and parenting. Check out her comments on how we...

Seafood with a Side of Integrity

Posted on March 1, 2012

These days, everyone wonders about their seafood. The terms "sustainable," "wild-caught" and "farm-raised" are bandied about, but for many consumers it's hard to know how to navigate these waters....
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Popcornucopia

Posted on March 1, 2012

One of the world's most popular snack foods is "popping" up everywhere we turn. On a recent spin through the market we counted no less than 26 brands and flavors of popcorn, and many more varieties...
Posted in Kowalski's News

Irish Cheeses and Butters to Enjoy this St. Patrick's Day!

Posted on March 1, 2012

Yes, there's a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. It's found in each blade of grass growing in Ireland's lush pastures, where small herds of cows graze freely, and the milk, rich in beta-carotene...
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Souper Suppers

Posted on March 1, 2012

During the coldest days of winter, nothing satisfies like a steaming hot bowl of soup. Thankfully, soup is one of the easiest types of dishes to master. Most start the same way – with a base of...
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Good Bugs Battle Bad Ones - The Power of Probiotics

Posted on March 1, 2012

Our intestines are home to more than 400 different types of bacteria. Some of those bacteria are good; some are not. The goal is to achieve a balance such that the good bacteria overpower the bad...

Ask Chef Rachael - March 2012

Posted on March 1, 2012

Q. What is the difference between naan, pita and flatbread?A. Both pita and naan are slightly puffed types of soft flatbread. Lavash (sometimes spelled lavosh) and tortillas are also very thin...

Kitchen Tips - March 2012

Posted on March 1, 2012

Many recipes for seared scallops call for you to cut into them to test for doneness. You can also use an instant-read thermometer. Cook until the scallops reach an interior temperature of 115°....
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