Mark your calendars for The Kids Food Festival, an annual event that teaches kids and their parents the art of healthy eating in a fun, non-preachy way. Given the growth of Americans’ girth, we can never have enough opportunities to re-enforce how to make balanced food choices and create good lifelong eating habits. When kids […]

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With coloring more like a Gala apple than a bell pepper, the Enjoya pepper has a rosy red striping over a canary yellow background. They are a new bell pepper cultivar. In 2013, Wilfred van den Berg, a Dutch grower, found this beautiful mutant variety pepper on a plant in his greenhouse. He partnered with […]

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[1] Classic Spaghetti Carbonara (photo courtesy Barilla). [2] A very modern, deconstructed Carbonara, using wide pasta ribbons and a poached egg (here’s the recipe from Food Republic). [3] Make Pizza Carbonara. Here’s the recipe from Grace Parisi.   April 6th is International Carbonara Day, celebrating Italy’s Spaghetti Carbonara, one of the more famous pasta dishes. […]

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Make your own granola bars with this special press.   If you buy a lot of granola bars, you may be interested in this new gadget that lets you make your own. The Tescoma Granola Bar Press turns your ingredients of choice—fruits, grains, nuts, seeds and “extras” like chocolate chips—into bars. Bind your ingredients with […]

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[1] Clams on the half shell with mignonette sauce, at Casino Clam Bar in New York City. [2] Clams on the half shell with cocktail sauce and a side of crudites, at The Clam in New York City. [3] Littleneck clams (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   National Clams on the Half Shell Day is March […]

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We would never have heard of mahlepi or mahleb*, a Middle Eastern spice, were it not for Greek tsoureki (photo #1), one of our favorite Easter breads. Tsoureki, a soft, sweet and buttery braided yeast loaf, is famous for its embedded Easter eggs. We’ve never made it because it’s a two-day process, and we never […]

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[1] Set deviled eggs or Easter eggs in a planter of wheatgrass. Here’s how to grow wheatgrass from Country Girl Home. [2] Deviled eggs in wheatgrass, at Essex Street Market | NYC.   It doesn’t have to be Easter to love this deviled egg idea (photo #2), spotted at Essex Street Market in New York […]

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If you don’t care to make egg salad from all the leftover Easter eggs, how about guacamole? We found this suggestion from California Avocado Commission: Paint avocados instead of eggs! You don’t have to have ripe avocados. Today’s hard avocado is tomorrow’s ripe one, so don’t hesitate to buy hard ones for your “Easter basket.” […]

Diets To Lose Weight