PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Granola, Sparkling Diet Cranberry & Great Snacks

[1] Rustic chic granola from Banner Road Bakery (photo courtesy Banner Road Baking Co.). [2] Yummy yogurt bars—refrigerated, not frozen—from Clio Snacks. The halved bars show the consistency of the yogurt (photos courtesy Clio Snacks). [3] Sparkling Diet Cranberry from Ocean Spray: just 10 calories a can (photo courtesy Ocean Spray).   We’re fortunate that…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lemon Meringue Pie & 25 Recipes Beyond Pie

[1] This American favorite originated in Switzerland (photo courtesy American Egg Board). [2] Some people like their meringue slightly browned (photo #1); some like the full-on treatment here (photo courtesy McCormick). [3] Deconstructed lemon meringue tart, a work of art. Here’s the recipe (photo courtesy @Chef_Lymalaya.   August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Creamsicle Variations For National Creamsicle Day

August 14th is National Creamsicle Day. Creamsicle is a flavor combination that people either love or not. We love it, and have even created our own variation, The Nibblesicle, with raspberry sorbet instead of orange. The Creamsicle was created by the Popsicle Corporation, established during the Depression by Frank Epperson, who had invented the Popsicle®.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Create A Signature Tartare Recipe

[1] Strawberry and beet “tartare.” On top of the ice cream is a cloud of cotton candy (photo courtesy Ananda Restaurant). [2] Carrot tartare. Make it with this recipe from Aliya Leekong in Food Republic. [3] Beef tartare (photo courtesy Gordon Ramsay Group).   Language evolves, of course. The meaning of words change over time,…
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FOOD FUN: Rainbow Veggie Pizza

What’s at the end of the rainbow? A rainbow veggie pizza! This pizza is also a clever way to get the I-don’t-want-vegetables contingent to eat more of them. Thanks to Pampered Chef for the recipe.   RECIPE: RAINBOW VEGGIE PIZZA Ingredients 1 ball (16 ounces/450 g) fresh pizza dough Canola oil Assorted fresh vegetables such…
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