Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sunny Citrus

Posted on February 1, 2014

Are you starting to get tired of the cold temperatures and icy, snowy conditions? Citrus fruits, including oranges, lemons, kumquats, tangerines, and grapefruits (among others), are a great way to...
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Braising: Beyond the Basic Pot Roast

Posted on February 1, 2014

If you've used a pressure cooker or slow cooker, or if you've ever made a pot roast, you're already familiar with the technique known as braising, a combination cooking method using both moist and...
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Stocking Up

Posted on February 1, 2014

Fill your cupboards, fridge and freezer with ingredients that give you options this winter. Our picks for the must haves at any given time appear below, along with ideas for how to incorporate these...
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Energize Your Kitchen for a Healthy New Year: Convenience Is a Good Thing

Posted on February 1, 2014

Say the words "healthy cooking at home" and many people think "complicated, time-consuming and expensive." We'd like to change those thoughts because cooking (including quick cooking) can be an...

Getting Personal - February 2014

Posted on February 1, 2014

This season we get to celebrate one of my favorite holidays – Valentine's Day! While the occasion holds special significance as the anniversary of my first date with my husband 22 years ago, today it...

Kitchen Tips - February 2014

Posted on February 1, 2014

For equivalent flavor, substitute 3 times as much prepared mustard for ground mustard. Use caution in recipes where the moisture balance is critical (such as in baking recipes); the more mustard...
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Foodie Talk: Indian Staples

Posted on February 1, 2014

Whether you're walking the International Foods Aisle or reviewing a menu at an Indian restaurant, chances are you'll run across more than a few words you won't know. Here's a rundown of a few you're...
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Culinary Vacations: A Passage to India

Posted on February 1, 2014

If like most of us all you can do is dream of a warm getaway this season, you can at least take your taste buds on a trip! This month we're traveling to India, where the warming spices may be just...
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Hot Peppers - Can They Spice Up Your Health?

Posted on February 1, 2014

Peppers can spice up a meal, but can they spice up your health? Yes, they can. Chile peppers such as habaneros, serranos and jalapeños offer several potential health benefits. Capsaicin, a substance...

Spice Blends to Try This Winter

Posted on February 1, 2014

Single spices have their use, but don't forget about the blends! Combinations of spices and herbs are perfectly balanced flavors that have truly withstood the test of time, many of which developed...
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