[1] Top your brownies with almond “flowers” (photo of espresso brownies © NordWood Themes | Unsplash). [2] In addition to protein, almonds are one of the healthiest nuts (photo © Murray’s Cheese).   No one would refer to brownies as a protein food. But here’s a fun way to add some protein to your brownies: […]

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[1] Chipotle can be found in bone broth, chocolate bars, ketchup, mayonnaise, ramen, salad dressing, snack puffs and more (photo © iGourmet). [2] Habanero is used in jerky, mayonnaise, nut mixes, potato chips and sauces (photo © Hot Chips). [3] Jalapeño can be found in canned sardines, chips, franks, hummus, jerky, performance drinks, pickles, tuna […]

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Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers*, and an all-American cookout is traditionally on the menu? But what if you decided instead to observe the cuisine of laborers elsewhere? Most of us have a Labor Day grilling routine. We decided to try a different grilling menu, focusing on a sure-to-delight […]

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[1] Mashed potato parfait, layered with cheese sauce (photo © Erika Penzer Kerekes | In Erika’s Kitchen). [2] The Yukon Gold potato: creamy yellow flesh, thin skin, and a favorite of chefs since it was introduced in 1980 (photo © Bonnie Plants). [3] Add your favorite herbs for color, flavor, and antioxidants (photo © Dirk […]

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This bit of food fun comes to us from Stemilt, one of the largest apple growers and packers in America. It’s headquartered in Wenatchee, Washington, the “Apple Capital of the World.” The family-owned and operated company has been farming apples for more than 100 years. Check out the 20 different types of apples they sell, […]

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[1] Churro potato chips are flavored with cinnamon and sugar (photo © Nibbles & Feasts | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Yukon Gold potatoes (photo © Bonnie Plants).   This weekend we had a picnic dinner with our social distancing pod. Everyone contributed something. For the apéritif, we brought bottles of prosecco and homemade churro potato […]

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Last summer, we extolled the fun of Rainbow Sangria, with a rainbow of fruit ice cubes. Today, it’s Schnapsicles: ice pops with wine and schnaps (see below). If you’re in the D.C. area, you can head to Stable D.C.’s Swiss-American restaurant for some Schnapsicles. Executive Chef David Fritsche adds fun to his menu with ice […]

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[1] Limburger, a washed-rind cow’s milk cheese, has a pungent aroma but is mild on the palate. You can get it from Chalet Cheese Cooperative (photo © The Wisconsin Cheeseman). [2] While many fans enjoy a limburger sandwich, it is also popular as a table cheese with beer and pretzels (photo © America’s Dairyland | […]

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