TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Village Harvest: Whole Grains In 45 Seconds

Whole grain rice and quinoa are yours in 45 seconds with Village Harvest. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE. Village Harvest is “graining fans” with its frozen whole-grain rice mixes. They make eating healthy whole grains as easy as 1-2-3—or 45 seconds in the microwave. And the whole grains taste great! There are plenty…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Flour Power

Use it or lose it (or freeze it!). Photo courtesy KingArthurFlour.com. How long has that flour been in your pantry? While manufacturers are required to provide a “use by” date on the package, many people think that staples like flour will stay fresh for years. As a rule of thumb, whole wheat flour will go…
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SUPER BOWL PARTY: Jambalaya Recipe

Jambalaya, a Creole and Cajun dish adapted from Spanish paella. Photo courtesy National Pork Board.   Planning a Super Bowl Party? Or have you volunteered to bring a dish to someone else’s? Jambalaya is fun, filling and easy to make for a crowd. Jambalaya was created when Spaniards living in the Latin Quarter of New…
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PRODUCT: Thai Kitchen Jasmine Rice

  Beautiful, fragrant grains with an exquisite taste, Thai Hom Mali rice is worth seeking out. Photo by Emily Chang | THE NIBBLE. In these fiscally cautious times, we’ve cut back on visits to our neighborhood Thai restaurant (sorry, guys—miss you!), where we easily ran up tabs of $60 for dinner for two. Instead, we’ve…
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PRODUCT: Amy’s Organic Beans

July 13th is Franks & Beans Day. Thank goodness for Amy’s—we can celebrate with quality baked beans. Amy’s Organic Vegetarian Baked Beans are the best canned beans we’ve had: rich, hearty beans that aren’t drowning in the cloying sweetness that other brands succumb to. (What is it with manufacturers who sweeten every savory food, so…
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