Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

Let’s put this new fructose study into perspective

Monday, October 20, 2008 17:24 Comments Off on Let’s put this new fructose study into perspective

A recently published study is going to fuel the hysteria over high-fructose corn syrup. It’s a terrific study. But, contrary to the headlines you are sure to see over the next days and weeks, it does NOT prove that high…

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Chef Silva offers comfort via delicious warming soups…..

Saturday, October 18, 2008 13:04 Comments Off on Chef Silva offers comfort via delicious warming soups…..

During these difficult times Chef Silvia offers two of her delicious soup recipes & a tips on cooking any type of soup . “Soup, made in big batches, is perfect for feeding a crowd or a few for many meals. It’s easy, delicious and economical.
For most soups, the technique is always the same–just […]

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Halloween Survival Guide

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 20:23 Comments Off on Halloween Survival Guide

Halloween is coming and that usually means a big increase in how much sugar our kids are eating. (And I don’t know about your house, but the kids aren’t the only ones that get into the Halloween candy around here!)…

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Garlic Revisted

Thursday, October 9, 2008 21:00 Comments Off on Garlic Revisted

A while back one of our monthly emails was on Garlic, we also did a blog post on garlic peeling tips from a wonderful garlic farm. A few days ago in the Dining section of the New York Times, Florence Fabricant wrote about a resource for black garlic. We have been hearing much about black […]

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Cheese Lovers….Let’s wrap it up!

Thursday, October 2, 2008 22:55 Comments Off on Cheese Lovers….Let’s wrap it up!

It is time to treat our beloved cheese with the respect it deserves – caring for cheese correctly protects your investment! We all know that good cheese is quite the investment, but it is well worth it. For the best possible flavor, try to avoid buying plastic-wrapped, pre-cut pieces. If you must buy cheese pre-cut […]

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Ever heard of a Fish Boil?

Monday, September 15, 2008 19:24 Comments Off on Ever heard of a Fish Boil?

Upon arriving in Door County, WI – we saw advertisements for restaurants serving “Fish Boil’s”/ We had never heard of this and the name alone just does not evoke good thoughts! However being food obsessed as we all are, we had to investigate. Several in the group protested – boiled fish….ugh! We didn’t let the […]

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Slice & Bake, Southern Style!

Saturday, September 6, 2008 15:30 Comments Off on Slice & Bake, Southern Style!

We recently tried an exciting creation, Mamie’s Cheese Wafers. Homemade, in a frozen slice & bake log these cheese wafers ( aka cheese straws) are delicious & ingenious. Real sharp cheddar combines with pecans and butter – the aroma alone is worth baking them. It is an instant conversation starter for your next get together, […]

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Who will win in November? – Let chocolate predict!

Thursday, August 21, 2008 13:38 Comments Off on Who will win in November? – Let chocolate predict!

Artisan chocolate producer, B.T. McElrath has created dark chocolate melt-a-ways in the form of “campaign buttons”. The two varieties are : Democrat or Republician! On their website they have an ongoing poll showing the sale results. Sounds like a great way to call this election! We sampled these and our verdict is delicious. They are […]

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Tips for Easy Entertaining……

Thursday, August 7, 2008 13:13 Comments Off on Tips for Easy Entertaining……

Chef Silvia recently gave two diiner parties, one was a buffet, the other a 4-course sit down meal. Both were 10 guests and both executed “almost efforlessly”. She began to wonder, ” What is it about meal preparation that makes some meals – even if only for one or two–a complete hassle, while others with […]

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Preserving that fresh picked taste

Saturday, July 26, 2008 12:15 Comments Off on Preserving that fresh picked taste

Last year at the Fancy Food Show we discovered Harvest Song. We told you about their unique (and oh so good) fresh baby walnut preserves. This year they were on top of our list for a return visit. All their preserves start with their own hand picked fruits that are very minimally processed – no […]

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