TIP OF THE DAY: 10 More Uses For Orange Juice

Drinking is just the beginning of uses for orange juice. Photo by Sting | Wikimedia.   May 4th is National Orange Juice Day. Many Americans start the day with a glass of OJ but don’t touch the carton again until the following morning. Yet orange juice is a delicious ingredient that you can work into…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Raspberry Tart Day

A raspberry tart baked in a rectangular pan. Photo and recipe courtesy BettyCrocker.com.   May 3rd is National Raspberry Tart Day—or is it August 11th? Both dates are cited, and we’re happy to enjoy it on both days. It’s really easy to make a basic fruit tart with just a pastry shell, the fruit and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Chili + Chocolate Fondue

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with chili-accented chocolate fondue. Photo courtesy Sugardaddys.com.   Chili and chocolate are an ancient combination. The Mayas and Aztecs, who did not have solid chocolate but consumed cacao as a beverage, flavored it with chiles. (See the history of chocolate.) Today, chocolatiers combine the two flavors in delicious “Mexican chocolate bars,”…
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PRODUCT: Saffron Road Indian Cuisine

We interrupt our presentation of Cinco de Mayo recipes to bring you something new in global cuisines: Indian, Japanese, Moroccan and Thai. One of the founders of Stonyfield yogurt went on to found the American Halal Company. The company has nationally launched Saffon Road, its flagship brand. The stylish and tasty brand is the first…
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CINCO DE MAYO RECIPE: Pineapple Margarita

We’ve received plenty of Margarita recipes this “Cinco de Mayo season.” But when is a Margarita not a Margarita? A Margarita is more than a fruity tequila-based drink. It combines tequila with lime juice and Cointreau (or other orange liqueur) with a salted rim. Here’s the history of the Margarita and the original Margarita recipe.…
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