FOOD FUN: Bear In A Blanket

Who can resist this edible bear? Photo courtesy LittleInspiration.com.   We love this brown rice bear in an omelet blanket. What a fun dinner idea for this quiet week, along with a colorful side salad. Have the kids help make it! Bear in a Blanket was created by Angie Ramirez of LittleInspiration.com, who shares yummy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: MAKE A STRATA

Looking at a lot of leftovers today? Make a strata! A strata is a layered casserole, related by eggs and cheese to a fritatta or quiche, made from a mixture of bread, eggs and cheese plus any vegetables and proteins you have on hand. You can serve it for any meal, from breakfast through dinner.…
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HOLIDAY: National Deviled Egg Day

Curried deviled eggs. Here’s the recipe. Photo courtesy McCormick.com.   November 2nd is National Deviled Egg Day. Even people who rarely, if ever, eat a hard-cooked egg can’t help plucking a stuffed egg off the tray. You can celebrate plan or fancy. For the plainest, mash the yolk from a hard-cooked egg with some mayonnaise,…
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FOOD FUN: Guacamole Stuffed Eggs & Uses For Leftover Egg Yolks

Here’s a fun way to present stuffed eggs: as boats filled with guacamole and a tortilla chip or Wheat Thin “sail.” But what to do with all those leftover cooked egg yolks? Add to tuna salad, potato salad, pasta salads and other salads. Add to a layered salad. Crumble or grate atop green salads (especially…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Removing Pieces Of Egg Shell

Do your eggs crack cleanly, or deposit fragments of shell? Photo by Michael Lorenzo | SXC.   The biggest frustration we have in the kitchen is getting fragments of egg shell out of cracked eggs. Some might say that if this is our biggest problem, we should consider ourselves lucky. But the frustration of trying…
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