TIP OF THE DAY: What To Use When You Don’t Have Pasta Sauce

[1] Got pasta but no red sauce or items that can be turned into it? Just check the pantry and the fridge (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [2] Check for fresh, canned or frozen vegetables and make Primavera with olive oil (photo courtesy Melissa’s). Bonus: some leftover chicken. [3] No veggies? No problem! Garlic, olive oil,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fruit Pancakes & Maple Syrup Substitutes

Some people like to serve pancakes with a garnish of berries. But at The Mission restaurant in San Diego, a creative cook embedded the fruit in the pancake itself. You can do it easily: SLICE fresh berries in 1/4-inch pieces. SPOON the pancake batter onto the griddle or pan. ADD the sliced fruit while the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use Lemon, Not Salt

August 29th is National Lemon Juice Day. Sunkist has a recommendation for people who should cut down on their salt intake—and that’s just about all of us. They call it the S’alternative Choice. It’s lemon juice, an excellent substitute for salt. The average American consumes twice the amount of recommended sodium daily. Uh oh. Even…
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