ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Leafy Green Recipes

  On St. Patrick’s Day, many of us will be wearin’ the green. But how about eatin’ the green? Celebrate by trying some new leafy green vegetable recipes; specifically, bok choy, collards and kale. Bok choy and collard greens may not sound Irish, but kale was one of the most popular vegetables in Europe, through…
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COOKING VIDEO: For Mardi Gras Food, Make A Gumbo

  You don’t have to head to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras on March 8th. Celebrate at home with a special Mardi Gras gumbo—a flavorful layering of chicken, andouille sausage, crawfish, okra, diced tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic, cayenne, fresh parsley and white rice. It has a chicken stock base and is thickened with a…
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RECIPE: Cherry Cheesecake For President’s Day

  This video shows just how easy it is to make a delicious cheesecake with a graham cracker crust. The recipe uses fat-free cream cheese and sour cream, but you can use the regular versions for an even creamier—if higher fat and calorie—version, which is the way we like it. (What’s the food analogy to…
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COOKING VIDEO: Irish Soda Bread Recipe

  You don’t have to wait until St. Patrick’s Day to make Irish soda bread. Start now and see how quickly those delicious loaves disappear. Soda bread is a chemically-leavened quick bread, using baking soda instead of yeast. Baking soda produces a lighter, airy crumb. Soda bread dates back to approximately 1840, when bicarbonate of…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Make Strawberry Steak Salad For Valentine’s Day

  For lunch or a light dinner on Valentine’s Day, try this Strawberry Steak Salad. Sliced fresh strawberries, which look like little red hearts, unite with grilled skirt steak, a spring mix salad, avocado, mascarpone cheese, chopped tomatoes and cucumbers in a blush wine or raspberry vinaigrette. A lighter dinner gives you more room for…
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