FOOD FUN: Purple Snow Peas

Purple snow peas are relatively new to the marketplace, and may give some people a double take. Simply, they are snow peas bred to have a deep purple skin instead of the original green one. The Shiraz pea variety was first developed in the United Kingdom in the early 2000s; the Midnight Snow and Sugar…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 5 Ways To Sneak More Veggies Into Your Diet

Eating healthier in the new year, Part 2 (see yesterday’s Part 1): If you’re not a veggie lover—or simply don’t make the right choices—increasing your daily intake of vegetables may seem like a chore. But it pays off big time over the long run, and is worth your attention. According to the Harvard School of…
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RECIPE: Honey For A Sore Throat Or Cough

We wish you a healthy new year; but just in case those pesky cold viruses wish you a sore throat, here are two palliatives from the National Honey Board. For centuries (if not millenia), people have used honey as a natural cough suppressant. Research conducted by Penn State College of Medicine research shows that honey…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Better Eating In 2014

How’s that New Year’s resolution to eat healthier going so far? Need some inspiration? Here are some tips from two prominent nutritionists. Whether you want to lose weight, eat more nutritious foods or both, if you follow even one of them, you’re heading in a positive direction. Nutritionist Keri Glassman of NutritiousLife.com shared these tips…
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RECIPE: Caviar Smoked Salmon Sandwich

Thanks to our friend Ordway, who always gives us a tin of Petrossian caviar for Christmas, we typically have a caviar lunch on New Year’s Day—our first indulgence of the New Year. Sometimes we just eat it from the tin with a spoon. Other times we spoon it onto slices of Yukon Gold potatoes with…
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