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Just Desserts

Posted on June 1, 2014

Yes, you can keep your summer swimsuit shape and still indulge in a sweet treat on occasion! The fruits of the season are ideal for satisfying a sweet tooth in a healthier way! Use these recipes as...
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Cocktail of the Month: The Hurricane

Posted on June 1, 2014

According to the National Weather Service, hurricane season in the Atlantic begins June 1, but we’re more interested in the tropical cocktail of the same name. If you've got a hammock, pull it out,...
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Take It Outside

Posted on June 1, 2014

You bet we love traditional picnic foods. Potato salad, hot dogs, brownies, lemonade and fried chicken – what's not to like? But we're challenging typical ideas of what a picnic is with three picnic...
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Good Question: What is Tannin?

Posted on June 1, 2014

Found in fruits, nuts, some herbs and spices (cloves, tarragon, cumin, thyme, vanilla and cinnamon all contain tannins), nuts, chocolate and beans, tannin is an astringent, bitter plant compound that...
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Cooking Class: Sautéed Vegetables

Posted on June 1, 2014

Sautéing is a hands-on, stovetop cooking method whereby food is cooked rather quickly in a small amount of oil over fairly high heat. (If it sounds a little like stir-frying, that's because the...
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Not the Same Old Grind

Posted on June 1, 2014

Ground chicken is a great alternative to other ground meats. If you're looking to eat less red meat or just want to experiment with a new flavor, ground chicken can be both a tasty and healthy...
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In Season: Stone Fruits

Posted on June 1, 2014

Named for the fact that they have a single hard "stone" in their center rather than numerous seeds throughout, stone fruits are a summertime favorite. Great stone fruits are available January-April...
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Healthy Grilled Salmon

Posted on May 28, 2014

GRILLED SALMON Brush salmon lightly with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill fish, skin side down, over high heat until flaky and fillet measures 125° (10-15 minutes, depending on thickness of...
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Healthy Shrimp Scampi

Posted on May 27, 2014

SHRIMP SCAMPI In a large skillet, heat 6 tbsp. butter over medium heat. Stir in 2 cloves crushed garlic and the zest of 1 lemon; sauté 2 minutes. Add ⅓ cup chicken broth, 2 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon...
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Linguine with Clams

Posted on May 22, 2014

LINGUINE WITH CLAMS In a wide, deep pot over medium-high heat, heat 2 tbsp. olive oil until hot but not smoking. Cook 1 chopped red onion in oil until soft (about 3 minutes); add a pinch of red...
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