TREND: Sriracha, The New “It” Flavor

Each year, we notice a hot new food trend. Often it’s a new flavor, blasting through everything from salad dressing to popcorn. Notable past flavor explosions like chipotle, jalapeño and wasabi introduced new kinds of heat to the American palate. The current “it” flavor seems to be sriracha.   WHAT IS SRIRACHA? Sriracha, pronounced see-RAH-jah,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Smarter Chips

Popcorn “chips”: Pop Corners from MedoraFoods. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THENIBBLE.   Today is National Chip & Dip Day. Before you reach for the potato chips and onion dip, here are some suggestions for healthier chipping and dipping. Tortilla chips. Pick whole-grain tortilla chips. Salsa, the dip of choice, is low-calorie and healthy. Popcorn…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Food Should Taste Good Chips

Food should taste good, and it definitely does if you’re munching on Food Should Taste Good chips. Five winners will be enjoying this tasty snack if they win this week’s Gourmet Giveaway—an entire case of the yummy corn chips that come in 11 flavors: Blue Corn, Cheddar, Chocolate, Jalapeño, Lime, Multigrain, Olive, Sweet Potato, The…
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Tortilla Chip Day

Tortilla chips are made with yellow, white and blue corn. Riding the whole grain nutrition wave, they’re also made in multigrain blends. Photo courtesy Garden of Eatin’.   On the heels (perhaps too close on the heels) of National Corn Chip Day (January 29th), February 24th honors one of America’s favorite snack foods, the tortilla…
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