PRODUCT REVIEW: San Marzano Tomatoes

The best tomatoes you can buy—so good you can eat them from the can.   The San Marzano is an heirloom variety of plum tomato, originally planted in the town of the same name at the base of Mount Vesuvius, near Naples. The volcanic soil and sunny climate grow tomatoes that are among the most…
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FOOD TIP OF THE DAY: Flavored Mustards

Flavored mustards can transform a dish, adding almost no calories but intense notes of tarragon, basil, Roquefort or lemon to your sandwich, vinaigrette, potato salad or charcuterie. Or create a delicious crust on beef, chicken, fish, lamb or pork. Think of classic Dijon as vanilla, and start to expand your mustard horizons. We love the…
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Three Steamed Vegetable Splendors

Delicious Birds Eye Steamfresh veggies steam fast, with no pots to clean.   Most people we know want to eat healthier and lose weight. Everyone wants to fight childhood obesity. Yet, when you suggest eating lots of healthy, low-calorie, steamed vegetables, there are more excuses than Brussels sprouts. Major food companies have listened, and have…
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FOOD TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Dieting

A great salsa is not only delicious but very low in calories. One of our favorite lines of salsa is Jardine’s, and one of our favorite Jardine’s salsas is the Bobo Salsa, shown above.   If your New Year’s resolutions include dieting, you can still enjoy many exciting specialty foods. We review several “diet” products…
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ARTICLE: Types Of Eggs

Learn all about eggs—varieties, nutrition, tips—in this informative article.   If you thought there were only two types of eggs—white and brown—start the new year with this egg-cellent review of eggs: an egg glossary, egg nutrition and health facts, tips. Some highlights: – There are 10 different type of eggs, apart from brown versus white.…
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