ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Green Cake Pops

St. Patrick’s Day is a week from tomorrow, so here’s a fun weekend project: Give the cake pop trend some St. Patrick’s Day spirit and bake a batch of these tempting treats. They look pretty on the outside, but the surprise is on the inside: green cake! This recipe, from McCormick, is all you need… Continue reading “ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Green Cake Pops”

Cooking Video: How To Poach The Perfect Egg With Alton Brown

  Yesterday we provided step-by-step instructions on how to poach the perfect egg. In this video, Alton Brown demonstrates it. Join him and poach a few. Know the different types of eggs? There are many more options than “white” and “brown.” Check ’em out. Discover more about eggs, plus recipes, in our Eggs Section.  … Continue reading “Cooking Video: How To Poach The Perfect Egg With Alton Brown”

FILM: Jiro Dreams Of Sushi, A Lesson On Sushi & Life

“Jiro Dreams Of Sushi” is a documentary by American filmmaker David Gelb, about 85 year-old sushi chef Jiro Ono—considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. The film opens today in New York City at the Lincoln Plaza and IFC Center, and on Friday, March 16th in Los Angeles at the Nuart Theatre.… Continue reading “FILM: Jiro Dreams Of Sushi, A Lesson On Sushi & Life”

TIP OF THE DAY: Eat The Rainbow For National Nutrition Month

A rainbow of fruits and veggies. Photo courtesy Stephanie Suchat.   In elementary school we learned how to remember the order of the colors of the rainbow: ROYGBIV—red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. Now, nutritionists advise us to “eat the rainbow.” The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made this year’s theme “Eat Right… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Eat The Rainbow For National Nutrition Month”