RECIPE: The Original Caesar Salad

Mmm—no wonder the Caesar is one of America’s favorite salads. Photo courtesy McCormick.com. The Caesar Salad was not named for Julius Caesar. Heck, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese wasn’t invented until 1597 C.E. It was restaurateur Caesar Cardini, owner of Caesar’s restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico, who created the salad in 1924. Read the history of the Caesar Salad.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Freeze The Cheese

A wedge of Parmigiano-Romano and a grater. Photo courtesy of UmamiInfo.com. Buy good Parmesan or other Italian grating cheese from your cheese store, have it grated very finely at the store and keep it in the freezer. It’s instantly usable for pasta, omelets, soups, salads or anything that could use a flavor lift. Don’t buy…
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PRODUCT: Gluten Free, Low Carb Pizza

Say “cheese!” Van Harden’s pizza is gluten- free, which means few carbs as well. It uses a cheese-based crust. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky| THE NIBBLE. From the crisp crust to the melted cheese, we love everything about pizza. But for carb counters and, more importantly, people with gluten allergies, that crust presents a problem. Millions…
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