TIP OF THE DAY: Low-Calorie Cucumber Salad Recipes

One dish that has almost dropped from sight is marinated cucumber salad. While June 13th is National Cucumber Day, pale-green cucumbers have a place on St. Patrick’s Day: as a side with a sandwich or with a main of seafood, poultry and meat—even corned beef and cabbage or a Guinness beef stew or lamb stew.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ploughman’s Lunch For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] The Ploughman’s Lunch, a staple lunch in Britain for centuries (photo courtesy Taste | Australia. [2] Have an Irish beer with your lunch (photo courtesy Murphy’s Irish Stout).   For St. Patrick’s Day, how about a Ploughman’s lunch? You can bring it to work or dig in at home. Pronounced “plow man,” Ploughman’s, as…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Green Tahini Dip & Sauce Recipe

[1] Use this dip with crudités. It’s very nutritious, and so much better for you than dips made with mayonnaise and sour cream (both photos courtesy Seed And Mill). [2] For a more sophisticated take on crudités, use green and red endive leaves.   How about a green dip and sauce for St. Patrick’s Day?…
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