FOOD HOLIDAY: International Carbonara Day
All information from the International Pasta Organization (IPO) and Italian Association of the Industries of Pasta and Dolci (AIDEPI).\

FOOD FUN: Make Your Own Granola Bars

Make your own granola bars with this special press.   If you buy a lot of granola bars, you may be interested in this new gadget that lets you make your own. The Tescoma Granola Bar Press turns your ingredients of choice—fruits, grains, nuts, seeds and “extras” like chocolate chips—into bars. Bind your ingredients with…
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RECIPE: Asparagus Bacon Strata & Kurobuta Bacon

Frittatas and stratas are dishes that work for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re egg-based dishes similar to an omelette or a crustless quiche, incorporating meat or seafood, cheese, and/or vegetables. The word frittata means “fried” in Italian, and frittatas are typically made in a skillet. But when we drilled down into this recipe, which was…
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RECIPE: Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie

A new way to enjoy PB&J: in a smoothie (photo and recipe courtesy Tru Roots).   April 2nd is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. How about a PB&J smoothie? This recipe from Tru Roots, useds Santa Cruz Organic grape juice and peanut butter. Suggestion: Serve it in small glasses for dessert.     RECIPE:…
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