TIP OF THE DAY: Individual Squash Bowls For Soup, Grains & More

This make-ahead beauty (photo #1) is a stunning first course or, turns into a dinner with a light salad. You can make it vegetarian or add meat: chicken, ham, turkey or sausage. This squash soup is packed with shiitake mushrooms, sausage and red chard, and topped with a fresh sage chiffonade. There are no right…
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RECIPE: Caramelized Onions and Lentil Rice

We love caramelized onions as a topping on so many foods: eggs, baked potatoes, burgers, sandwiches, grilled meats and fish, grains… Our biggest problem when we make caramelized onions is what we call the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Confrontation: We can’t stop eating the raw dough in the bowl—or the onions in the pan—such that…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Better Bean’s Yummy, Ready To Eat Beans

The Better Bean Company makes a terrific product that should take off nationwide. We hope it will be the next big thing in delicious, nutrient-dense food for all meals of the day. We hope you’ll try it. You can even get your first tub free (see below). A NEW WAY TO BUY BEANS The company…
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PRODUCTS: 5 New Favorite Specialty Foods

Four of this month’s roundup of favorite products will brighten your dinner table, and the last will satisfy your sweet tooth. In alphabetical order, they are: 1. CRACKER BARREL Oven BAKED MACARONI & CHEESE Cracker Barrel Cheese’s premium mac & cheese line has launched Oven Baked Macaroni & Cheese (photo #1) in three flavors: Sharp…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Irish Lamb Stew For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] Irish lamb stew, made with pearled barley (all photos © Guinness). [2] A pint of Guinness, once the world’s top-selling beer†. [3] Arthur Guinness founded the brewery in 1759. It’s the world’s oldest continuing brewery.   If you like lamb, there’s no better excuse to make lamb stew than St. Patrick’s Day. Lamb shoulder,…
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