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Fig is Big

Posted on October 1, 2014

Figs add a transcendental sweetness to all manner of foods. These days we're finding it in nearly every corner of the store. A natural winner in desserts, the intense sugariness of fig makes it a...
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Kitchen Tips - October 2014

Posted on October 1, 2014

In general, grilling is a quick, direct-heat method over fairly high heat. Barbequing is a slower cooking method, typically involving indirect, generally lower heat and a closed environment. Some...
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Just Desserts: More Healthy Desserts

Posted on October 1, 2014

We're out to prove once again that desserts and healthy aren't mutually exclusive with these sweet treats that celebrate the natural sweetness of fruit, yogurt and the satisfying tastes of vanilla,...
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Perfect Pan Sauce

Posted on September 1, 2014

Making a pan sauce is a lot like making gravy, and that may be why there's quite a lot of argument about how pan sauces and gravies differ. For some, gravy has meat in it. For others, gravy is made (...
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The Zucchini Zone

Posted on September 1, 2014

Zucchini seems ever-present but more so this time of year. Beyond bread, sautés and salads, this crisp-tender vegetable is great in a number of recipes, including chocolate cake and blueberry muffins...
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Pick Up Potassium

Posted on September 1, 2014

So much is made about the amount of sodium we get in our diet, and rightfully so – there can be lots in it. Sodium is a good thing; your body uses it to control blood pressure and blood volume and to...

10 Uses for Leftover Vinaigrette (Beyond Salads!)

Posted on September 1, 2014

Homemade salad dressing is wonderful – fresh, customizable and easy to make just the amount you need.Even so, you may occasionally find yourself with a little extra homemade dressing now and again,...
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Cool Kohlrabi

Posted on September 1, 2014

It's cute, it's cabbage-y, it's cucumber-y, it's kohlrabi! It may be hard to describe, but kohlrabi is a summer treat that's easy to eat and easy to love. Some may know this vegetable as the German...
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Shore Up Bag Lunches

Posted on September 1, 2014

A recent study of 3rd and 4th graders found that the lunches they brought from home needed a little after-school help. Most lunches (70+ percent) didn't make the grade in terms of meeting the...

Our Beer Pick for Fall

Posted on September 1, 2014

Early autumn is pumpkin beer season. With over 400 spicy brews made nationwide, our Wine Shops will carry a good selection while they are available in September and October. Pumpkin beers have a long...
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