[1] The bright colors of some mochi flavors add eye appeal (photo courtesy My/Mo Mochi). [2] Mochi are ready-made for “portion control.” Eat one or the whole plate (photo courtesy Taste Of Home). [3] Food fun: mochi on a stick (photo courtesy DeeDee Paris). [4] A favorite flavor, Chocolate Sundae, is tied with Vanilla Blueberry […]

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[1] Beef cacciatore: Hearty food for a cold day (photo courtesy Touchwood Editions). [2] Fig is one of several flavors of Lucero fruit-infused balsamic vinegars. [3] The cookbook “Italy: Recipes For Olive Oil & Vinegar Lovers,” from which the Beef Cacciatore recipe is excerpted (photo courtesy Touchwood Editions).   It’s freezing across 75% of the […]

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[1] Sink your teeth into this chocolate peanut butter cheesecake (photo courtesy Plugra). [2] Use your favorite creamy peanut butter (photo courtesy Jif). [3] The better the chocolate you use, the better-tasting the outcome will be (photo courtesy Nothin’ But Foods).   National Peanut Butter Day is January 24th. We’ve had many flavors of cheesecake […]

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[1] Baked bell peppers with pizza stuffing (photo courtesy The Pampered Chef). [2] Another way to enjoy pizza toppings: zucchini-based pizza boats (photo courtesy Lucero Olive Oil). [3] For a crust-free experience, use this as inspiration: pile up the vegetables and use less cheese. This re-creation of Goldberg Pizzeria’s SMOG is lovingly re-created by Grand […]

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Soups from the can, even when they’re good, can be made even better with a few added ingredients. In this tip, we’ll show you how we enhanced one of our favorites, and inspire you to do the same. We adore Thai chicken coconut soup (tom kha gai, translated as chicken galangal soup—photo #1). It’s a […]

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How about apple pie for breakfast—sort of? An apple crumb pie has a streusel topping made with oats, brown sugar and butter. The oatmeal recipe below is a close cousin, made with apples, apple pie spices…and oats, brown sugar and butter. Alex Caspero, MA, RD, CLT, who developed the recipe for Fruits And Veggies More […]

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[1] Savino automatically seals and unseals your wine, so every glass is fresh. [2] The patented technology eliminates the need for the pumps, gasses or corks. [3] It’s a wonderful gift for fine wine lovers! (All photos courtesy Savino).   “Best wine saver ever!” exclaim many wine enthusiasts, over the Savino Wine Carafe. We’ve tried […]

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