TIP OF THE DAY: Cinco De Mayo Food Means A Salsa Bar & Beer!

Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates an 1862 battle between the Mexicans and the French, is celebrated by more Americans than Mexicans (see the history of Cinco de Mayo). It’s easy to pull together a Cinco de Mayo celebration with prepared food (just open the bottles). Our favorite easy entertaining choice is a salsa bar with…
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FOOD TRIVIA: Fun Pizza Facts

    Enjoy these fun pizza facts from Grande Pizza Co. of Boca Raton, Florida. Our favorite discoveries? Toppings in Russia include sardines, tuna, mackerel, salmon and red onions, and a popular Chinese pizza is topped with eel with thousand island dressing. Find lots of pizza recipes in our Pasta & Pizza Section.     

TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Change For Earth Day

Kermit the Frog said that it isn’t easy being green. But in one sense, at least, he’s wrong. It’s easy to be green (or greener) by making some simple lifestyle changes. Today is Earth Day, so our tip is to make the Earth a healthier place by making one change from this list: Eat fewer…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Chocolate-Covered Raisins Day

It’s National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day. The best-known chocolate covered raisins in the world are Raisinets, made by Nestlé. Some fun Raisinet facts: Raisinets are produced in Burlington, Wisconsin, with California raisins. Nestlé didn’t invent Raisinets: They were created in 1927 by the Blumenthal Chocolate Company, which also made Goobers. The brand was acquired by…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Smarter Chips

Popcorn “chips”: Pop Corners from MedoraFoods. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THENIBBLE.   Today is National Chip & Dip Day. Before you reach for the potato chips and onion dip, here are some suggestions for healthier chipping and dipping. Tortilla chips. Pick whole-grain tortilla chips. Salsa, the dip of choice, is low-calorie and healthy. Popcorn…
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