TIP OF THE DAY: Lemon Zest

If you’re zesting lemons, limes, oranges or other citrus for a recipe, buy organic fruit if you can. Conventional citrus crops are heavily sprayed with pesticides, and a simple rinse won’t dislodge all of it from the nooks and crannies of the rind. The zest is the outermost part of the rind of citrus fruits…
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FOOD FACTS: Baking Vs. Roasting

What’s the difference between roast chicken and baked chicken, both made in the oven? One is cooked whole, the other in pieces with some liquid. Photo courtesy MackenzieLtd.com. Both take place in an oven, so what’s the difference between baking and roasting? They’re the same process: cooking the food in an airtight device, surrounded by…
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