TIP OF THE DAY: How Chefs Are Using Pickles

[1] Pickled beets and blueberries on goat cheese crostini (photo courtesy Rick’s Picks). [3] Pickle radishes and layer sour with spicy (here’s the recipe from Simple Delicious Food). [2] Pickle any fruit or vegetable you like (photo courtesy Typhoon). Basic pickling is easy (here’s how). But if you want ideas on how to layer herbs…
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SPRING RECIPE: Pickled Ramps

[1] Head to the farmers market to pick up wild ramps. Or, if you live in the eastern U.S. near mountains, pick your own. They grow in rich, moist, deciduous forests, from North Carolina and Tennessee as far north as Canada; and west to Missouri and Minnesota (photo courtesy Rick’s Picks). [2] Wild ramps at…
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RECIPE: Green Goddess Dressing

[1] Green Goddess dressing for the salad, with a main of flank steak. Here’s the recipe from Cooking Light. [2] The salad dressing is also a dip. Here’s the recipe from Martha Stewart. [3] Even a simple lettuce salad gets a lift from Green Goddess. Here’s the recipe from Williams-Sonoma.   Springtime makes us think…
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PRODUCTS: Cheez-It Duoz, Pacific Organics Creme Fraiche Soups & More

[1] Bet you can’t eat just one box (photo courtesy Cheez-It | Kellogg’s)! [2] Rich and creamy. Enjoy a bowl or just a mini-cup (photo courtesy Pacific Foods).   Last week’s product tastings yielded these favorites: snacks, soups and condiments. 1. CHEEZ-IT DUOZ Can you resist the sweet and salty combination of caramel popcorn with…
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