TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Edamame

[1] Most edamame is eaten like this: squeezed from the pod (photo © Sun Basket). [2] Add edamame to grain bowls, green salads, protein salads and salad bowls (photo © Cottonbro | Pexels). [3] Add edamame to pasta and pasta salads (photo © Mgg Vitchakorn | Unsplash). [4] Edamame and corn salad with oregano vinaigrette.…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Truly Grass-Fed Cheddar

We have our favorite cheddar cheeses: artisan wonders like Beehive Cheddar from Utah, Cabot Clothbound Cheddar from Vermont, and Fiscalini Farmstead Cheddar from California. Our favorite “supermarket cheddar”—the 7- or 8-ounce prepacked bars found in supermarket refrigerator cases—is Cabot Cheddar, available in some 30 varieties including flavors we love, like Hot Jalapeño, Habanero, Horseradish and…
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GREAT EVENT: Kids Food Festival

Mark your calendars for The Kids Food Festival, an annual event that teaches kids and their parents the art of healthy eating in a fun, non-preachy way. Given the growth of Americans’ girth, we can never have enough opportunities to re-enforce how to make balanced food choices and create good lifelong eating habits. When kids…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Know Your Dates

The first man-made candy was a taffy-like sweet made by cave men, who dried honey into chewy pieces. But nature’s first ready-to-eat candy was the date. Figs may have been the first cultivated food (more about that below), but dates, which followed them, became the go-to candy. Wild dates are not edible, but early farmers…
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