TIP OF THE DAY: The Other Valentine “Roses”

Actually, we mean “rosés,” as in rosé Champagne. Many people like to crack open a bottle of bubbly for V-Day. We think the most appropriate bubbly for this special celebration is a rose-hued sparkling wine. In France, rosé Champagne is made from blending red and white wines. They tend to be more expensive and more…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Coeur à la Crème Cheese Course

Say “I love you” with sweetened mascarpone and raspberry purée. Photo courtesy Peabody Rudd. If you love mascarpone, the extra-rich “Italian cream cheese” that’s the base of tiramisu, then you might want to whip up a Coeur à la Crème for Valentine’s Day. The luscious mascarpone creation can serve as a cheese course prior to…
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ISSUE: Watch Out For Farmed Salmon & Norwegian Salmon

A salmon farm. Photo courtesy Monterey Aquarium. Farmed fish is controversial for numerous reasons, but one is threatening the wild salmon population. There are concerns that in another generation, there may be no more wild salmon. Millions of farmed salmon, raised in pens along coastlines, escape each year (due to equipment failure, extreme weather conditions…
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