TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Uses For Orange Juice

Friday, May 4th is National Orange Juice Day. While it’s easy to celebrate with a glass of OJ at breakfast, there are other ways to use orange juice. Here are 10 of our favorites. 1. Basting Liquid. Orange juice adds delicious flavor to beef, pork and poultry. 2. Cake Mix. Replace the water in the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Why & How To Use Miso Paste

[1] Miso paste with American label (photo courtesy Nagano). [2] Miso paste in Japanese packaging (photo courtesy Nagano). [3] Miso paste (photo courtesy Steamy Kitchen)   Challenge yourself in the kitchen this year by trying a new ingredient each month. To start the year off, here’s a suggestion from our consulting chef, Johnny Gnall: miso…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 15 Things To Do With Chocolate Sauce

You know that the same delectable chocolate sauce (fudge sauce) that tops ice cream and profiteroles can also be used on a brownie or waffle. But how about using it: As a dip for pretzels and potato chips? As a fondue for strawberries, apple slices, other fruits and marshmallows? To turn hot coffee into hot…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Frozen Fruit Frenzy

Frozen strawberries: a versatile ingredient. Photo courtesy The Perfect Pantry.   Stock up on bags of your favorite frozen fruits. They’re less expensive than fresh fruit. Beyond fruit desserts and snacks, you can use them for cold soups, with stewed meats, in marinades and much more. RECIPE: EASY FRUIT POPSICLES* 1. SLIGHTLY THAW frozen fruit.…
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