TIP OF THE DAY: Winter Fruits & Vegetables

Here’s our final installment of seasonal fruits and vegetables. We began this series with spring produce, then summer produce, then fall produce. With the winter season, our “year of produce” is complete. But don’t think of winter produce as bleak and limited. It’s time to revel in different types of citrus, try new fruits and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cacio E Pepe

In addition to National Pasta Day on October 17th, there’s a National Spaghetti Day and it’s today, January 4th. Today’s tip is to celebrate a preparation that is rarely found on restaurant menus: Cacio e Pepe. Cacio e Pepe, “Cheese and Pepper,” is a Roman dish from central Italy. Cacio is a dialect word for…
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PRODUCT: Nabisco Even Thinner Wheat Thins

How do you add excitement to a venerable cracker brand? In the case of Nabisco Wheat Thins, you make Even Thinner Wheat Thins. Last week, Nabisco launched the Even Thinner Wheat Thins Limited Edition. It’s the same 100% whole wheat snack we love, but…thinner, and in a more upscale box. The notable difference is that…
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TIP OF THE DAY: White Whole Wheat Flour (And Bread)

Top photo: White whole wheat flour may soon become one of the hot “better for you” foods. Bottom photo: white whole wheat flour compared to whole wheat flour from red wheat. Photos courtesy King Arthur Flour.   We always start January with better-for-you tips of the day. There are a few weeks between the holidays…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Delicious Vegetable Mix At Breakfast (Ratatouille)

You can dice your ratatouille fine or chunky. A fine dice is a better base for the egg, crostini, etc.; a larger dice is better as a side dish. Top photo courtesy Elegant Affairs Caterers. Bottom photo courtesy TheFormerChef.com.   Nutritionists expend lots of effort to get their clients to achieve nutrition goals. Americans are…
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