TIP OF THE DAY: Sunshine Raspberries

Double Gold raspberries, sold as Sunshine Raspberries by Driscoll’s. Photo courtesy Burpee.   Grocers have the same challenge as other retailers: how to catch the eye of consumers with something new, and get them to spend more money. Seeking to sell more to grocers, browers are always on the prowl for new produce varieties, with…
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PRODUCT: Maple Bacon Frozen Yogurt

Maple Bacon frozen yogurt with toppings. Photo courtesy Yogen Fruz.   While there are more than 1300 Yogen Fruz stores worldwide, there’s none anywhere near us. But if you’re within easy distance (store locator) and want to try maple bacon frozen yogurt, head over. Yogen Fruz says their one-of-a-kind Maple Bacon flavor has a smokey…
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FOOD HISTORY: Whipped Cream

Today is National Strawberries and Cream Day, a dish that no doubt dates to a prehistoric day at the dawn of dairying, when fresh cream was poured over the wild strawberries of summer. Milk-producing animals have been domesticated for thousands of years, long before the ancient Egyptians believed that cows and bulls were earthly manifestations…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 7 Uses For Broth Or Stock

Digging in the back of the pantry, we found several cartons of beef, chicken and vegetable broth and stock stock nearing expiration. We grabbed a pencil and created this list of how to use them: Braise & Glaze. Braise meats, glaze vegetables. Any savory recipe that calls for the addition of water can probably be…
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RECIPE: “Barbecue” Potato Salad

What to bring to a barbecue? Barbecue potato salad, a recipe from QVC’s chef David Venable, who blends barbecue sauce in with the mayonnaise. Says David: “In my opinion, it’s really not a barbecue without a side of potato salad. While the classic version is near perfection, sometimes it’s fun to play with the flavors…
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