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November 2014

Baked Goodies for a Fabulous Foodie Fall Season

Using wine grape starters and a baking technique that dates back to ancient Egypt, the special flavor of these breads is created when natural yeast from fermented grapes permeates the air and lends itself to the leavening process.

Cooking with Nuts for the Holidays

Smooth, crunchy, savory and sweet –  nuts and seeds add unexpected texture and flavor to your holiday entertaining from nibbles and dips to sauces, soups and grand finales.

I Made It Just for You: Quick Holiday Treats from Your Kitchen

Remember, an attractive presentation can make a modest gift memorable. Your final touch could be a holiday basket with a lasting extra such as a kitchen whisk, a pretty kitchen towel, or a handsome pottery mug.  

Reds and Greens for the Holidays

Some simple red and green possibilities: a simple variation of cole slaw made with a combination of red and green cabbage. Toss in some red apple slices or slivers, halved cherry tomatoes or red grapes. Top tomato soup with sliced green onion stems. Bake your next tomato-topped pizza with sliced green peppers.

October 2014

Fall Feeds with Colorful Fall Foods

So, as the colors of fall – reds, gold, orange and greens – predominate outdoors, let’s look at some novel ways to incorporate some of those colorful fall foods into either everyday or holiday feeds.

September 2014

Good Food, Great Doughnuts in The Little Apple, Manhattan, Kansas

Doughnuts aren’t just for special occasions, boardwalks, or carnivals. Inspiring and influencing cultures and regions around the world for centuries, there’s nothing more satisfying than a doughnut.

Salt – Shake It On

A new study, which tracked more than 100,000 people from 17 countries over an average of more than three years, found that those who consumed fewer than 3,000 milligrams of sodium a day had a 27% higher risk of death or a serious event such as a heart attack or stroke in that period than those whose intake was estimated at 3,000 to 6,000 milligrams.

August 2014

Summer Fruits and Vegetables to Brighten Everyone’s Day

There are popular choices like spinach, to trendy options like kale and collards, to the obscure mizuna or purslane, which may only be familiar to foragers, avid gardeners or world travelers. But the world is getting smaller every day and our grocery store selection larger.

Yogurt: Yummy for Your Tummy – And Beyond

Researchers found that the duration of all illnesses was significantly lower in an elderly group that consumed a certain probiotic found in fermented milk. They reported a possible 20% reduction in the length of winter infections (including gastrointestinal and respiratory infections).

July 2014

Barbecue and Much More in Kansas City, Missouri

Here too are more than 100 barbecue establishments, each with its personal house specialty –  ribs, pork, ham, chicken, mutton, sausage and even fish. KC Barbecue Tours leads a 4-hour bus guided tour on Fridays and Saturdays to famous favorites and a few hidden gems, with participants sampling savory meat and side dishes at each stop, learning tricks of the trade along the way. 

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