[1] Murasaki sweet potatoes from Japan, a variety now grown in California (you can buy seeds from Burpee). [2] Murasaki oven fries with wasabi aïoli. Here’s the recipe from Bonjon Gourmet.   “As sweet as sugar.” That’s what we thought when we first tasted murasaki sweet potatoes. The next day we ran out to buy […]

Diet Tips

September 5th is National Cheese Pizza Day. Pizza is one of America’s favorite foods, tied at the top with hamburgers. In the U.S., there are more than 70,000 pizzerias. A standard visit to a pizzeria will get you a layer of mozzarella on top of the crust, plus toppings of choice. But what if your […]

Diet Tips

[1] Try Illy’s K-cup line of Medium and Dark Roast blends, and the new single origin Colombia and Brasile (photo courtesy Illy). [2] Six varieties of Nespresso-compatible capsules from Rosso Caffe (photo courtesy Rosso Caffe).   Boxes of K-cups for single-serve coffee makers are not inexpensive. You may be buying the same variety over and […]

Diet Tips