FOOD HOLIDAY: National Blondie Day

January 22nd is National Blondie Day, a confection also called blond brownies and butterscotch brownies. (To add to the confusion, May 9th is National Butterscotch Brownie Day.) The shape and texture are similar to chocolate brownies, but the ingredients are different. Blondies substitute vanilla for brownies’ cocoa powder. They contain brown sugar instead of white…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use More EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)

[1] Our mother and grandmother always served olive oil and vinegar in cruets, so people could serve themselves at the table. They’re becoming a thing of the past, as salads come pre-dressed from the kitchen—or as more people use commercial dressings (photo courtesy Flavor For Life). [2] The easiest switch is to serve EVOO with…
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