TIP OF THE DAY: Creme Fraiche, Mascarpone, Sour Cream

[1] In photos, four cream-based products can look alike. But the flavor, weight and production techniques differ. Vive la différence: they’re all wonderful. This is crème fraîch (photo © Vermont Creamery). [2] Sour cream is thicker and tart notes (photo © Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board).   Cream is easily whipped into a delicious topping or…
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RECIPE: Avocado & Sour Cream On Toast

Avocado and sour cream on toast is a favorite breakfast of Chef Lorena Garcia. It looks like poached eggs, but it’s sour cream atop the chopped avocado. And while it’s a south-of-the-border concept, it’s a great green dish for St. Patrick’s Day. Not everything has to be corned beef, cabbage and soda bread. RECIPE: AVOCADO…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Substituting Nonfat Greek Yogurt

Save many calories and fat grams: Substitute yogurt for fats in baked goods, and make a sweetened yogurt topping. Photo courtesy Nordicware.   We used to top our foods with sour cream, mascarpone and crème fraîche. One day, looking at ways to cut fat and calories from our diet (or at least, to counter our…
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