TIP OF THE DAY: Breakfast Cereal Toppings & Green Salad Garnishes

[1] Turn your cupcake or muffin pan into a buffet of toppings for breakfast foods. [2] Do the same for a green salad, here blue cheese, pears, pecans and raisins (here’s the recipe from Letty’s Kitchen).   Here, yummy ideas for breakfast, salads and desserts. Customizing one’s food is so very enjoyable. Ready, set, garnish!…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 5 Herbs To Add To Your Recipes

Do you love to cook? According to Flavor & The Menu, which advises professional chefs on culinary trends, there are five herbs you may not have tried that are waiting to become the next hot flavor trends. Chervil, hyssop, lemon balm, lovage and nettles: Look for them the next time you’re at a farmer’s market…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Side Salad With Leftover Orzo, Rice Or Other Grain

[1] Make this tasty side salad from scratch, or with leftover orzo or grains (all photos © DeLallo). [2] It’s easy to mistake this bag of DeLallo orzo for some type of rice. [3] Chickpeas, meaty legumes from the Mediterranean, are packed with protein and fiber. These premium chickpeas are available from DeLallo. [4] These…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Make Some Strudel For National Strudel Day

June 17th is National Strudel Day. While most people tend to think “apple strudel,” strudels can be sweet or savory. While seasonal fruits are popular fillings, some sweet strudels are fruit-free, filled instead with soft, sweetened cheese (quark), poppy seeds, or nuts. Savory strudels are filled with cheeses, meats, seafood or vegetables. We have some…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Potato Skewers Instead Of Fries

[1] Better than French fries! (photo by Lauren Kurella © Idaho Potato Commission. [2] The Cal Red variety of Idaho® potatoes (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission).   Wanting to contribute something delicious-but-easy to a Father’s Day cookout, we made these Crispy Grilled Potatoes. Truth to tell, we could have eaten the whole batch ourselves. We…
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