TIP OF THE DAY: Budget Tips For Barbecues

Anyone who entertains knows how costly it can be to host a aimple barbecue. We can’t believe how much we spent for July 4th. We could have taken everyone to a really good restaurant! With much summer entertaining ahead, we’re publishing these budget-friendly tips from Jeanette Pavini, consumer savings expert for the philanthropic savings site,…
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RECIPE: Thai Iced Tea

  WHAT IS THAI ICED TEA? Thai iced tea, known as cha-yen (cha is the word for tea), is served in Thailand, Vietnam, elsewhere around the Pacific Rim and in Thai restaurants in the West and elsewhere around the world. It is made from strong-brewed black tea and sweetened condensed milk, which adds body and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Save The Sauerkraut Juice & A Bacon Sauerkraut Recipe

We have a delicious recipe for bacon sauerkraut below, but first a tip: Don’t toss the sauerkraut juice. Not only is it good for you*; if you like the taste of sauerkraut, the juice has the identical flavor. Drink It Drinking sauerkraut juice may sound strange to Americans, but it is a popular digestif and…
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FOOD FUN: A Salad Bowl Of Radicchio Leaves

The Alcove Cafe & Bakery in Los Angeles creates a bowl from radicchio leaves, and fills it with salad. It’s not just pretty: It’s fun food! The Cafe serves it with their ginger shrimp, seared ginger-marinated shrimp with mixed greens, sauteed mushrooms, tomatoes and plum dressing, topped with enoki mushrooms. The dish is called “Ginger…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red, White & Blue For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Enjoy the red, white and blue all day. Photo courtesy Shiloh Farms.   For three weeks leading up to Independence Day we’ve presented quite a few ideas for red, white and blue food. Here’s the last one for Independence Day 2013: For each meal today, use red and blue berries to create a red, white…
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