PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Goat Cream Cheese, Coconut Water & A New Sugar Substitute

[1] Cream cheese for lovers of goat cheese (photo courtesy Belle Chevre). [2] Food fun: Drink your coconut water from a coconut (photo courtesy Melissa’s). [3] Swerve, the new non-caloric sweetener (photo courtesy Keto Diet App).   1. BELLE CHEVRE: CHEVRE (GOAT) CREAM CHEESE Here’s a bonus for goat cheese lovers: chevre cream cheese. Chevre…
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RECIPE: Summer Squash Crostini With Goat Cheese

Don’t let summer slip away without trying this sunny bruschetta, for breakfast, lunch, snack or a first course at dinner. It was created by Kelley Epstein of Mountain Mama Cooks (her mountain is in Park City, Utah). The recipe was sent to us by Vermont Creamery. You can use flavored goat cheese instead of plain.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Ice Cream

We thought about labeling this article Food Fun instead of a Tip Of The Day. After all, savory ice cream isn’t everyday fare. Then, we remembered that our purpose is to expand your food horizons (and impress your guests), so here goes.   SAVORY ICE CREAM Savory ice cream flavored with cheese and/or herbs—no sugar…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Summer Cheeses

[1] Yellow tomato Caprese Salad (photo courtesy Elegant Affairs Caterers | FB. [2] Artistic Caprese Salad (photo courtesy Great Performances | FB). [3] Watermelon Caprese Salad. You can also use mango and other stone fruits (photo courtesy Watermelon.org).   On the hot days of summer, lighten up on your cheeses. Switch the heavier blues, cheddars…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Beets For Valentine’s Day

Beets are an unsung Valentine’s Day food. Not only are they deep red but they’re punny, as in “My heart beets for you.” Our tip today includes three beet recipes: a hot side dish, a first-course salad and a beet-and-quinoa side. The first recipes is from Williams-Sonoma. It’s adapted from the cookbook Williams-Sonoma New Flavors…
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