COOKING VIDEO: Spring Salad In A Cucumber “Vase”

  Some things that look hard are actually really easy. Take Spring Salad In A Cucumber Vase. The “vase” is actually a cucumber wrap filled with a multicolor spring lettuce mix. What’s a spring lettuce mix? It varies by producer, but can include arugula, baby spinach, endive, frisée, green and red oak leaf, mustard greens,…
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COOKING VIDEO: Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe

  If someone asks what to serve on St. Patrick’s Day, the answer will most likely be “corned beef and cabbage.” Corning means curing or pickling the meat in a seasoned brine. The word refers to the “corns” or grains of kosher (or other coarse) salt that are mixed with water to make the brine.…
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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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