TIP OF THE DAY: Sunday Sauce Or Sunday Gravy & A Spaghetti Dinner

[1] Serve a Sunday spaghetti dinner with GIY (garnish-your-own) platters of meats and vegetables (photo © DeLallo). [2] You can roast just a few vegetables or a whole feast of them (photo © Pampered Chef). [3] Add shishito peppers to pasta? Consider them a substitute for crushed red pepper flakes. Here’s the recipe from Nutmeg…
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FOOD FUN: Candy Pop & Cookie Pop Popcorn: M&Ms, Oreos, Twix, Snickers & More

[1] New Candy Pop Snickers (photos #1, #2 and #3 © Snack Pop). [2] The original: Cookie Pop with Oreos. [3] M&M Minis and popcorn. [4] A combo pack of individual servings, available at Sam’s Club (photo © Sam’s Club).   Friends and family know that we don’t enjoy “newsstand” candy, with three exceptions (Hershey’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: No-Cook Tomato Sauce

Lush summer tomatoes invite a no-cook tomato sauce that delivers fresh tomato flavor. Use homegrown or farmers market tomatoes for the most vibrant taste. This no-cook sauce is also delicious on: Polenta Hot cereals like cream of wheat or rice and grits Breakfast eggs   It couldn’t be easier or faster to whip up. Thanks…
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RECIPE: Homemade Potato Chips With Blue Cheese Sauce & Bacon

[1] Homemade potato chips with blue cheese sauce (photos #1 and #2 © Idaho Potato). [2] Idaho russet potatoes. [3] Gorgonzola, one of the world’s favorite blue cheeses (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [4] Top the blue cheese sauce with crumbled bacon (photo © Edwards Virginia Smokehouse). [5] The final garnish: fresh parsley (photo © Iva…
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