TIP OF THE DAY: Bacon Jam For National Bacon Day

[1] Homemade bacon jam (photo © Grognar | CC BY 2.0 license). [2] Ready-to-eat bacon jam from Vino de Milo. You can buy it online (photo © Vino de Milo). [3] Brussels sprouts with bacon jam: a hors d’oeuvre, appetizer or side (photo © Pampered Chef). [4] Shredded short rib and bacon jam on crostini…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Home Smell Like the Holidays

Today’s tip comes from Jacqueline Parisi of Hello Fresh, the largest meal-kit provider in the U.S. These natural DIY room scents are made with everyday foods. Plus, if you use a glass vase or attractive jar, they double as festive tabletop centerpieces. It couldn’t be simpler.     RECIPE: HOLIDAY HOME SCENTS Ingredients Select a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Labneh At Home

March 25th is Greek Independence Day, so how about celebrating by making some labneh? Labneh (pronounced LOB-nay or LOB-neh) is Greek yogurt cheese: cheese made from yogurt. The cheese preserves yogurt’s distinctive tart taste. Although it can be called Greek yogurt cheese in the U.S., labneh is popular throughout the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Updated Chicken Noodle Soup

[1] The original soup has flat noodles, but try some of the many fun shaped pastas (e.g. bow ties, corkscrews, wagon wheels; photo courtesy Good Eggs. [2] Turn soup into a meal by packing in the chicken, pasta and veg (here’s the recipe from Gotta Want Seconds). [3] How about chicken noodle soup Asian-style, with…
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