TIP OF THE DAY: Cook Sorghum For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

When we first saw the word sorghum, it was as a tween, in the reading of “Gone With The Wind.” There was no sugar available in the blockaded, war-torn South, so Scarlett O’Hara sweetened her coffee substitute, chicory, with sorghum syrup, a molasses substitute. For decades, we thought of sorghum as a sweetener. After all,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Brazilian Cheese Bread, Pão de Queijo

On a recent trip to a churrascaria to indulge in the salad bar, our colleague Hannah Kaminsky discovered something more memorable than the jumbo asparagus and whole cloves of caramelized garlic: pão de queijo, Brazilian Cheese Bread. Not a conventional bread (no kneading required), pão de queijo (pow de KAY-zoo) is a Brazilian variation of…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Modern Oats Instant Oatmeal

Two years ago we recommended Modern Oats, a packaging concept that places elegantly-flavored, gluten-free* oatmeal in stylish grab-and-go cups. All you have to do is add hot water to cover the oats in the coated paper cup. Put the lid back on, wait a few minutes and enjoy. No added sweetener, milk or microwave is…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Artisan Bistro Beyond Breakfast

Artisan Bistro wants to make it easy for everyone to eat delicious, nutrition-rich meals. The company makes lunch/dinner entrees, burritos and breakfasts—single-serving frozen meals made with the best lean proteins, whole grains, vegetables and healthy fats. We received samples of their Beyond Breakfast line, and it was eye-opening: delicious and only 170 to 200 calories…
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RECIPE: Pomegranate Panna Cotta

Italian for “cooked cream,” it is a light, silky-smooth egg custard made with heavy cream and gelatin and typically served with fresh fruit or a fruit purée. Panna cotta originated in the Piedmont area of northern Italy, a region known for its cream. Smooth, silky and creamy, panna cotta is less rich than other types…
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