TIP OF THE DAY: Asian Peanut Sauce

For both Asian- and Western-style salads, peanut sauce is a delicious dressing. Photo courtesy National Almond Board.   If you enjoy a plate of Asian sesame noodles, that yummy, peanut butter-based sauce is equally versatile as a: Dip for raw vegetables (crudités) Grilled chicken, fish or tofu sauce or dip for skewers Pasta sauce Rice…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Other Ways To Use Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

If you like spicy Thai peanut sauce on noodles, expand the ways you use it: On grilled chicken, shrimp or other seafood, along with rice or noodles As the sauce for Thai chicken pizza (top with diced cooked chicken breast, sliced green onions, grated mozzarella, grated carrot and chopped fresh cilantro, sesame seeds, diced red…
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PRODUCT: Bill’s Best BBQ Sauce

The sauce is delicious, and a percentage of sales do some good in the world. Photo courtesy Bill’s Best BBQ Sauce.   Barbecue sauce is the number one product we receive over the transom. Living in an apartment with no outdoor space to barbecue, it’s not a product we used much—until it started to arrive…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Parsnip Chips

Parsnip: the new snack chip. Photo and recipe courtesy Actifry.   Earlier this year, we wrote about the new healthy chip craze, nutritious kale chips. Will the next hot snack be parsnip chips? These root vegetables, cousins of carrots, are popular in soups and stews. But they also lend their honeyed sweetness to a crunchy…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Nonna Iole’s Soffritto

Soffritto is a mixture of minced vegetables and aromatic herbs cooked in extra virgin olive oil. The name means “fry slowly,” although you might think of it as “yummy flavor.” This healthful cooking ingredient enhances the flavor of many everyday dishes, and is waiting to be your new best friend in the kitchen. The basic…
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