Foodie Focus

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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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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Quinoa Fatigue? Give Sorghum a Go!

Posted on June 1, 2016

Quinoa's been all the rage for the last several years, but there's a "new" grain in town – sorghum. I'm on the bandwagon and I hope you will be, too.What's sorghum?Sorghum looks like Israeli couscous...
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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...
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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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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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Signature Product Focus: Kowalski's Queso Blanco

Posted on May 1, 2016

We experienced a bit of a crowd in the test kitchen a few months ago when we first flirted with the recipe for our newest Signature product, Kowalski's Signature Queso Blanco Dip. Folks stopped by to...
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More Good News for Red Wine Fans

Posted on May 1, 2016

New research suggests that the phytonutrient resveratrol, found in red wine, may have additional tricks up its sleeve as it relates to heart health. Besides potentially protecting the lining of blood...
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