RECIPE: Cobb Sandwich

The Cobb Salad endures on restaurant menus, decades after once-popular luncheon salads such as Allerton Salad, aspics, Russian Salad, spinach salad (with mushrooms and bacon), stuffed tomatoes and Waldorf Salad have faded into obscurity. And thank goodness it’s still here, because it’s one of our favorites.     THE HISTORY OF THE COBB SALAD Late…
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RECIPE: Boston Cream Cheesecake

Got 35 minutes of prep time? Whip up this specialty cheesecake for National Cheesecake Day, July 30th. Boston Cream Cheesecake is a fusion of—you guessed it—Boston Cream Pie and cheesecake. So we’ll start with some food trivia: Boston Cream Pie is not a pie, but a layer cake with a pastry cream or custard filling.…
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PRODUCT: Baby Carrots, Easy To Love

Even if you had your fill of carrots at Easter dinner, we’re about to inspire you to have them more regularly. Peeled baby carrots have come from nowhere to be the number-one-selling fresh-cut vegetable in the produce department. And that’s no surprise: Carrots are one of the most popular raw vegetable snacks. Carrots are low-calorie…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Hard Candy Day

December 19th is National Hard Candy Day. We’ve all had hard candy of some type: butterscotch, horehound drops, lemon drops, lollipops, mints, root beer barrels, sour balls and fruit flavors galore. Hard candy begins by boiling sugar and water, then adding flavors and colors. As the syrup boils, water evaporates and the sugar concentration increases.…
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