Dukkah is a versatile Egyptian dry seasoning mixture of chopped nuts or chickpeas, plus a variety of flavorful seeds, spices and herbs. In the old days, the ingredients were ground together in a pestle; today, they can be tossed into a food processor. Dukkah is an extremely popular snack in the culinary melting pots of […]

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[1] Warm potato salad with olive oil instead of mayo (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Hormel Real Bacon Crumbles (photo © Hormel). [3] Mixed baby/creamer potatoes (photo © Poplar Bluff Organics). [4] Parm Crisps are available in Original, Cheddar and Sour Cream (photo © Parm Crisps).   This recipe, Roasted Potatoes with Bacon and […]

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[1] Baked onions (photo and recipe @ Jaci Goodman | Peri & Sons Onions>). [2] Yellow onions (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Red onions showing the concentric circles of eternity, per ancient Egyptians (photo © Burpee).   We’d never thought about baking a dish of onions-only, until we came across this easy-to-make onion recipe from […]

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Don’t throw away your watermelon rinds. Watermelon rind is not only edible; it can be turned into crunchy slaws and watermelon pickleswatermelon pickles (pickled watermelon rind). Here are two crunchy, fun recipes from the Watermelon Promotion BoardWatermelon Promotion Board, which has the best collection of watermelon recipes. The slaw has a yogurt dressing while the […]

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[1] Spring salad with sugar snap peas, arugula and burrata (photo © DeLallo). [2] Sugar snap peas. The pod can be eaten whole (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Burrata, a thin mozzarella shell filled with creamy, ricotta-like cheese. The piece in photo #1 is torn by hand, but if you’re more comfortable, cut it with […]

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