TIP OF THE DAY: Red Rice, A Whole Grain

Of all the international foods that have become mainstream in the U.S., some lovely rice varieties from Asia remain largely unknown. When we want to add something extra to a dish, we often replace the white or brown rice with red rice of black rice. As with brown rice, red and black are whole grain.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Thanksgiving Turkey Varieties

TOP PHOTO: Broad Breasted White, America’s supermarket turkey. Photo courtesy Porter Turkeys. BOTTOM PHOTO: What the Pilgrims ate: the original wild turkey, a streamlined physique. Photo by Larry Price | National Wild Turkey Federation.   The turkey is a native American bird. As everyone who went to grade school here knows, it was enjoyed by…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fall Beer Styles For Your Oktoberfest

We held an Oktoberfest dinner this past weekend. That’s because even though the name says October, the fest begins in late September and lasts for 16 days, through early October. This year it’s September 19th through October 4th in Munich, where an annual festival has been held since 1810. (It was originally held to celebrate…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Delicious, Nutritious, Better-For-You Bison

“Meet the better meat,” invites The Bison Council, and we agree. Bison is a red meat lover’s dream come true. It provides all the flavor of beef (even more, we think!) without the negatives. You can enjoy succulent steaks without high cholesterol and juicy burgers without all the fat. Bison is lower in fat, cholesterol…
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