TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: T’ART Baking Mix, Not A Tart But Just As Delicious

Our Top Pick Of The Week is a baking mix called T’ART, because the creator makes it in a tart pan. But this lovely mix actually bakes up into a rustic cake that’s a cross between a loaf cake and a big, sweet muffin. You customize the recipe by adding your favorite fresh fruits. The…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Eat More Walnuts & Other Unprocessed Foods

You can add walnuts to almost any recipe: here, in a chicken salad sandwich. Photo courtesy McCormick.   Tiny changes in your diet can reap big results. Take walnuts, which provide energy, protein and other good nutrition. They can help prevent heart disease, cancer and other conditions, tasting delicious in the process. Walnuts are heart…
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PRODUCT: Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka

We celebrated National Vodka Day today with Zu, a brand of zubrówka* (pronounced zhu-BRUF-kah), or bison grass flavored vodka. Made by a number of distillers, zubrówka is also referred to as buffalo grass vodka. But it was bison, not buffalo, that roamed the Bialowieza Forest of eastern Poland—cousins of the bison that once populated the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Microwave Potato Chips, Fat Free & Delicious

Make your own potato chips: fat-free and delicious. Photo courtesy Mastrad.   Delicious, Fat-Free Potato Chips Imagine making your own fat-free chips in just 3 to 5 minutes in the microwave. They’re crisp and crunchy, with no added fat. Mastrad, the leading French manufacturer of kitchen utensils, has created an innovative silicone tray that turns…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Recycle Yogurt Containers

If you browse the yogurt section at your grocer’s, you may have noticed that Emmi Swiss Yogurt has moved from the standard cup-shaped carton to a new bowl shape. (See the former Emmi yogurt carton shape.) Bowl-shaped containers have been the signature of Greek-style yogurt. Why is Emmi following suit? The company sees the shorter…
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