TIP OF THE DAY: The Joy Of Cheddar

We love cheese, but cheese doesn’t love us. After a lifetime of eating it three times a day, we developed lactose intolerance—no cause and effect, just one of those things that can happen when the bloom of youth fades away. Depending on how lactose intolerant you are, you can eat aged cheeses. The older the…
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RECIPE: Grilled Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

A grilled portabella entrée, stuffed with bacon, onions, potatoes, cheese and prosciutto. Photo courtesy EatWisconsinCheese.com.   For a meaty vegetarian entree, stuff a grilled portabella mushroom. The stuffing can be simple, from breadcrumbs to cheese to salad. Or, it can be a complex layering of flavors, as in the recipe below for Grilled Portabella Mushrooms…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Caramelize Onions (Recipe)

Caramelized onions on brie on toasted French bread. Photo by Paul Binet | IST.   Caramelization is a relatively simple process. For many people, however, it is one that often leads to frustration and/or burnt food. This is because for many home cooks, caramelizing is something of a mystery. How does one get that perfect…
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COOKING VIDEO: Caramelized Onions

  If you tried the caramelized onions in the recipe below, you may already be hooked. If you want to make large quantities of caramelized onions, you can use a slow cooker. It spares you from having to constantly stir the onions. However, the onions don’t get browned as they do in a skillet. You…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Caramelized Onions

[1] Caramelized onions rock a burger, sandwich, eggs and more (photo courtesy McCormick). [2] Large yellow onions are best to caramelize (photo Flagstaff Fotos).   Caramelized onions are a great culinary treat that few people enjoy often enough. You can caramelize any type of onion. Sautéeing slowly brings out rich, sweet onion flavor as the…
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