Foodie Focus

Burger Bonanza: Part II

Posted on June 1, 2016

Bring something new to the table when you replace your favorite beef burger recipe with bison. Since bison are wild animals, the meat is naturally leaner than beef. It has fewer calories and more...
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Think Pink

Posted on June 1, 2016

Another rosé season is here, and it promises to be the best year for pink wines ever. Producers and suppliers were caught off guard last spring when rosés exploded in popularity like never before....
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Foodie History: The Moscow Mule

Posted on June 1, 2016

Bubbly, crisp and refreshing with lively layers and zingy lime, the Moscow Mule has fairly recently come to epitomize accessible sophistication. Its snappy spice of ginger makes for an incredibly...
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Minty Mocktails

Posted on June 1, 2016

Mint is one of the most popular herbs used in cocktails. It makes an appearance in many standard summer sippers, from Mint Juleps to Mojitos. But refreshment shouldn't be reserved for boozy beverages...
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Choline: Add It to the List of Good Things for Good Health

Posted on June 1, 2016

Choline is a nutrient we rarely hear about, yet it's doing impressive things in our bodies. It is essential to:a healthy metabolism (how we burn and use the food and calories we eat)brain...
Posted in Health & Nutrition

Our Award Winner

Posted on June 1, 2016

Kowalski's very own Nutritionist, Sue Moores, M.S., R.D., recently received two respected awards in recognition of her leadership and innovation in the area of food and nutrition. The Minnesota...
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Seasonal Supper: Beef and Blue Salad

Posted on June 1, 2016

As we transition to salad season, we still want a little sustenance – specifically steak. This seasonal supper combines the best of a traditional wedge salad with a bit of beef, and it couldn't be...
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Additives with a Note of Caution

Posted on May 1, 2016

Are these processed food ingredients bad guys? The jury's still out on that one. They may be okay, they may not. Much depends on you.INGREDIENTFUNCTION(S)GOOD TO KNOWCaramel colorAdds colorIt's okay...
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Lost in Translation? A Dictionary of Common Ingredients in Food

Posted on May 1, 2016

Michael Pollan and other vocal food advocates suggest we avoid eating foods with hard-to-pronounce ingredients. In the name of wholesomeness, that concept makes sense. But in reality, there are many...
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Getting Personal - May 2016

Posted on May 1, 2016

I recall vividly a Saturday many, many years ago, shortly after I'd married my husband, whereupon he returned home from an early morning visit to his parents' house with a plate of French toast that...
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