RECIPE: Turmeric-Spiced Chicken with Tomato-Avocado Salsa

Enjoy the recipe as a taco or atop salad greens. Photo courtesy McCormick. Turmeric and vine-ripened tomatoes, the 10th and last in the series of McCormick’s 2010 flavor trends requires a bit of a wait—unless you’re into “faux” vine-riped tomatoes (more about that in a moment). Turmeric, long consumed as a restorative tea in Okinawa,…
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RECIPE: Shepherd’s Pie With Cumin & Smashed Chickpeas

The seventh of McCormick’s 2010 food trends has an international flair: roast cumin and chickpeas (garbanzo beans). But you’ll see how this dymanic duo can enhance the most traditional English and American standards, as in this new take on Shepherd’s Pie. Cumin is a seed that is often confused with caraway (which is actually a…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: A Meaty Gift

What would you give to a man who gave you a dozen long-stemmed roses? How about a dozen “long-stemmed” steak strips? Gary West, makers of our favorite jerky and a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week, has created this meaty gift for that someone special who’d rather bite into beef than chocolate—the person for whom…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Calorie Party

This barbecue pork loin saves many calories with a sugar-free blackberry sauce. Here’s the recipe. Photo courtesy The J.M. Smucker Company. Want to throw a get-together but fear for your strict diet? Have a pot luck diet lunch or dinner. Everyone brings his or her best low-calorie dish, along with copies of the recipe to…
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