[1] Red velvet layer cake. Here’s the recipe (photo © McCormick). [2] Red velvet bundt cake in Nordicware’s “Stained Glass” design (photo © Nordicware). [3] Red velvet pancakes. Here’s the recipe (photo © Taste Of Home). [5] Red velvet donuts. Here’s the recipe (photo © Farmgirl Gourmet).   September 18th is National Red Velvet Cake […]

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Grilled Avocado Party Bar Ham & Avocado Omelet Ladybugs On A Stick Layered Salad Roasted Beet, Avocado & Granny Smith Apple Towers Southwestern Salad In An Avocado Boat Stuffed Avocados Turmeric-Spiced Chicken Tacos With Avocado Tomato Salsa Spice-Seared Tofu with Avocado, Beets & Cucumbers Spinach Salad with Pan-Seared Salmon & Avocado Strawberry Avocado Smoothie Sushi […]

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[1] Acorn squash, an American favorite (photo © Kim Daniels | Unsplash). [2] Bake an acorn squash and stuff the halves with other veggies, including root vegetables. Here, Brussels sprouts, dried cranberries and sliced almonds atop brown rice (photo © Chef Eric LeVine). [3] Here’s the recipe from Farmgirl Gourmet (photo © Farmgirl Gourmet). [4] […]

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[1] The ice cream sensation of the summer: Van Leeuwen’s Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Ice Cream (photos #1 and #2 © Kraft). [2] The sweet ice cream is flavored with Kraft Mac & Cheese powder. [3] Charlie Trotter’s goat cheese ice cream with roasted figs and tuiles*. Here’s the recipe (photo © Charlie Trotter). [4] […]

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[1] Grilled romaine turns into a grilled Caesar Salad (photo © Wisconsin Cheese). [2] Another look at grilled Caesar Salad (photo © Stagione Restaurant | Charlotte). [3] A classic Caesar Salad (photo © Safe Eggs). [4] A different way to serve Caesar Salad: without tearing the romaine (photo © Yondu | Facebook). [5] Shave the […]

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Mesoamericans “discovered” the avocado, which had grown there for perhaps 50 million years. They called it ahuacatl, ah-hwa-CA-tay, which the Spanish conquistadors transcribed to aguacate. Archaeologists have found evidence of avocado consumption that dates back almost 10,000. Initially, people simply gathered wild avocados. Mesoamerican tribes such as the Olmec and the Here’s more history of […]

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[1] Mom’s Classic Cheesecake recipe is made in 6″ springform pans (both photos © Green Valley). [2] Green Valley Lactose Free Cream Cheese is also organic.   Want to celebrate National Cheesecake Day (July 30th) but have lactose issues? There’s a great lactose-free cream cheese just waiting to be turned into cheesecake. Pick up Green […]

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