WE’RE BULLISH ABOUT SHEEP… …but not just any sheep. We’re crushing on Sarda sheep, the lovely ovine ladies living the luxe life of Italy’s gemstone island, Sardinia (Sardegna in Italian). What they produce is the extraordinary milk that makes the extraordinary Pecorino D.O.P (Denominazione d’Origine Protetta, or Protected Designation of Origin) cheese. D.O.P.* is Italy’s […]

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[1] It may be familiar, but a stalk of celery can be an inspiration (photo © Good Eggs). [2] Celery salad tops a piece of grilled fish (photo © King Restaurant | New York City). [3] A Japanese take on raw celery sticks. Here’s the recipe from Bon Appetit (photo © Bon Appetit). [4] Celery […]

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“If you’ve ever called a .GIF a Jif, we forgive you.” So say Jif® peanut butter and from GIPHY, the world’s first and largest GIF search engine. The two brands have teamed up to settle the ongoing debate over how to pronounce GIF, the acronym for Graphic Image File. JIF, i.e. GIF pronounced with a […]

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[1] While waiting for spring produce to appear in another 6 weeks or so, try make winter grain bowls from the infographic below (photo © Good Eggs).   Many people got onto the grain bowl bandwagon several years ago. We’re late to the game, unless you consider our regular outing for a Sofritas Bowl at […]

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[1] Salmon skewers atop a chopped salad of greens with apples (photo © RA Sushi Bar & Restaurant). [2] Top a salmon fillet with ponzu sauce, sliced scallions and sesame seeds (photo © McCormick). [3] Something light: lettuce cups with fresh or pouch salmon. See the recipe below (photo © Chicken Of The Sea). [4] […]

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[1] An ideal small Valentine gift: a can of rosé wine (both photos © Bonterra Vineyards). [2] Think Pink!* on Valentine’s Day.   Like many people, we have always given chocolate as a Valentine’s Day gift. It’s the conventional choice, along with red roses. This year we’re going pink, with gifts of rosé wine. Some […]

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This is the week to check the best cheese counter in town for heart-shaped cheese (or make your own—see the surprise below). The most famous cheese heart is Coeur du Berry goat cheese; but if you’re a cheddar fan, you may be able to find a cheddar heart covered in red wax, from Godminster Farm […]

Diets To Lose Weight