TIP OF THE DAY: Overnight Breakfast & Brunch Casseroles

February 21st is National Sticky Bun Day. Sticky buns and cinnamon rolls were the biggest treat of our childhood breakfasts: Bbetter than waffles or pancakes. The Horn & Hardart Automat, Americas’s first fast food chain, had such popular items that customers clamored to take them home. They set up a retail arm to package and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Add More Flavor To Everything You Grill

Ready, set, grill! While you may have had the grill on for a while, Memorial Day is considered the launch of grilling season in the Northeast, where we live. McCormick & Company, a leader in what’s hot in flavor, has released a grilling edition of its 2015 Flavor Forecast, with links to yummy recipes. Of…
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TRENDS: McCormick 2015 Flavor Forecast

Will 2015 bring sour-and-salty seasonings like this sour cherry and bacon sea salt? Here’s the recipe. Photo courtesy McCormick.   At the end of each year, we enjoy sharing highlights from the 2015 McCormick Flavor Forecast. The 2015 Forecast features eight trends that the company predicts will “shape the future of flavor.” “Many early trending…
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FOOD TRENDS RECIPE: Grilled Bitter Greens & Blue Cheese Salad With Caraway Peach Dressing

Pairing #3 of McCormick’s 2010 Food Trends is Caraway & Bitter Greens. Caraway seeds are actually a fruit, not a seed. The caraway plant looks similar to a carrot plant, with feathery leaves and thread-like divisions. The “seeds” are small, crescent-shaped achenes (an achene is a one-seeded fruit; the seed has a thin wall, such…
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NEW PRODUCT: McCormick & Lawry’s Sauces & Marinades

America’s major food manufacturers pour sweetener into everything from soup to salad dressing, so that products like barbecue sauce, which normally have their share of sweetener, are tantamount to “meat sugar.” But when Lawry’s 30 Minute Marinades, along with McCormick’s Grill Mates packet seasonings, arrived at our door, we gave them a try. And thank…
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