The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

admin | October 27th, 2016 - 2:46 pm

  Pumpkins can be a healthy addition to your diet during the fall season and year round!   Pumpkin is one of the stars of fall!  Grocery store shelves begin sporting pumpkin chips, pumpkin bread and canned pumpkin.  Restaurant menus get dressed with pumpkin risottos, pumpkin raviolis and pumpkin soups.  Coffee shops coast to coast […]

Why olive oil is the best oil for frying?

admin | October 26th, 2016 - 3:19 pm

Contrary to popular belief, olive oil is one of the best oils for frying.  The medium-high smoke point of olive oil exceeds the temperatures needed for frying. Furthermore, olive oil contains oleic acid and minor compounds that protect the oil from breaking down, even after reuse. Frying is one of the most common and most delicious ways […]

Healthy Breakfasts Now Come in a Bowl

admin | October 21st, 2016 - 2:47 pm

Consumers looking for a healthful morning meal that can get them through a busy day have a new go-to dish: the breakfast bowl. A melange of ingredients in one easy meal — sometimes savory, sometimes sweet, usually good-for-you and often customized — breakfast bowls are increasingly being rolled out on menus at chain restaurants and […]

It’s October, but you need to start your Christmas fruitcake engines. Now.

admin | October 11th, 2016 - 12:11 pm

Here in the United States fruitcake is generally the butt of seasonal jokes about its density and unpopularity. This much is true: Fruitcake is almost comically heavy — all that dried fruit bound by a soupçon of cake batter, redolent with spices, brandy and rum. But if you forget that it’s a fruitcake, it just […]

Bakers, it’s damp outside. Here’s how to rise above it.

admin | October 5th, 2016 - 1:04 pm

Food In the midst of these damp days, and on the edge of the Jewish New Year’s challah production, our thoughts turn to baking. We have watched enough “Great British Baking Show” episodes to know that one must soldier on through the drips and let the meringues and sugar work droop where they may. But […]

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