TIP OF THE DAY: Green Salad With Beans

Romaine, tomatoes and cannellini beans— with some leftover pasta as a bonus. Photo courtesy Galli Restaurant | New York City.   Want an easy way to add flavor, fiber, protein and other great nutrition to your diet? Eat more beans: affordable, versatile and toothsome. Simply add them to your daily green salad. Toss them with…
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PRODUCT: Crunchy Pancakes & Waffles

Bunnery Natural Foods began some four decades ago, in a log cabin near Yellowstone National Park. Now in expanded quarters in Jackson, Wyoming, the company continues to focus on foods that provide both strength and satisfaction to the area’s bikers, hikers, fly fishers, mountain climbers, skiers and white water rafters. The company’s pancake and waffle…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Riso Venere, Black Venere Rice

Black rice turns dark purple when cooked. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE.   You may have come across black rice in a Thai restaurant as an optional side. Black when harvested, it turns dark purple from the heat of cooking. Black rice is an easy way to add excitement to a dish, from…
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PRODUCT: Drink Covers

Keep the bugs from your drinks. Photo courtesy Charles Viancin.   Here’s a solution for keeping insects from your drinks: drink covers from Charles Viancin. The cold drink lid is solid; the hot drink lid has mesh inserts that allow steam to escape. They’re $7.95 for a set of two at BinkDavies.com. The Sunflower Lid…
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RECIPE: Potato Hash For Breakfast Or Brunch

Hash is a mixture of foods cut into small pieces. Corned beef hash is perhaps the best known recipe, typically made from cubed or shredded corned beef mixed with chopped onions and diced potatoes. If the potatoes are shredded or riced and pan-fried potatoes, they are often called hash browns. In less affluent households, when…
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