TIP OF THE DAY: Try These 2017 Food Trends

What’s trending in 2017? Every expert has an opinion, but here are some from the James Beard House. CAULIFLOWER IS THE NEW KALE Hmmm…we thought kale was the new cauliflower, back in 2013. But we’re so over kale and still in love with cauliflower, that we won’t fight this one! Cauliflower is so much more…
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RECIPES: Roasted, Spiced Cauliflower & Cauliflower Salad

Roasted and caramelized cauliflower with Indian spices. Photo courtesy PaperChef.com.   We love cauliflower, and enjoy it at least once a week. Not to go all Bubba Gump on it, but we like: Aloo gobi, the popular Imdian dish of cauliflower and potatoes. Cauliflower au gratin, baked with a topping of seasoned breadcrumbs and cheese,…
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RECIPE: Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes, The Low-Calorie “Mashed Potatoes” Alternative

A ringer for mashed potatoes; but mashed cauliflower is much better for you. Photo courtesy FAGE.   Intrepid dieters and nutrition-conscious moms have long known the secret to low-calorie mashed potatoes: Substitute cauliflower! Many a vegetable-resistant child has assumed that the mash is potatoes. Here’s a recipe that substitutes Greek yogurt for milk, for a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cauliflower & Cruciferous Veggies

Rare cauliflower varieties: from top left,orange (Cheddar), Romanesco (Roman) andpurple. Photo by B. Sky | SXC.   We have a passion for cauliflower. Steamed or stir-fried, crudités or cauliflower soup, we eat a head a week. A member of the botanical family Brassicaceae, the cauliflower species, Brassica oleracea, also includes arugula, bok choy, broccoli, brussels…
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