Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ramp Up for Swimsuit Season

Posted on April 19, 2012

Swimsuit season is coming in early this year. To buff your body for "less layers," try these easy tips.1. Pick weighty foods.Research suggests we eat the same weight of food every day. "Heavy" foods...

In the Bakery with a Gourmet Thyme

Posted on April 1, 2012

While we're justifiably proud of the homestyle breads, pies, cookies, crackers, muffins, cakes and more that are made fresh in our own local bakery, we're also pretty thrilled to bring you the...
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One-A-Pen-ny, Two-A-Pen-ny, Hot Cross Buns

Posted on April 1, 2012

Though most commonly associated with Easter and very often eaten on Good Friday, hot cross buns are actually believed to pre-date Christianity, with evidence suggesting they were made by early Saxons...
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Cheese Board Classics

Posted on April 1, 2012

Round out your cheese board with these Imported Cheese CLASSICS, always great choices:VINCENT GOUDA – Originally made in Holland in the pastures of Gouda, Gouda cheeses are now an international...
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Ham & Egging It

Posted on April 1, 2012

The phrase "ham and egging" is defined as "producing a good overall result by having different team members perform well at different times." When it comes to the Easter table – from baskets of hard-...
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Ask Chef Rachael - April 2012

Posted on April 1, 2012

Q. I found a recipe for yakitori. What is it?A. Think kebab (or Shish kebab). Recipes for skewered meat is often called "yakitori" in Japan. It's also known as "brochette" in France and "spiedini" in...

Talking Tofu

Posted on April 1, 2012

April is National Soy Foods Month, and accordingly, we're celebrating one of the most popular soy foods: tofu. Known by some as "bean curd," tofu is made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the...
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Kitchen Tips - April 2012

Posted on April 1, 2012

Keep nuts and seeds (and nut flours, such as almond) in the freezer to prevent them from going rancid.USDA requirements for labeling chocolate are more lax than those in other countries, particularly...
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