TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Pacific Beach Sweet Peanut Butter Spreads

Pacific Beach Peanut Butter Spreads, made in sunny San Diego, tempt the palate with “mix-ins” in three popular flavor profiles: Butterscotch: Butterscotch, Caramel and Toffee spreads Cinnamon: CinnaYum spread Chocolate: Child’s Play (M&Ms), Chocolate, Chocolate Raspberry, Dark Chocolate and White Chocolate spreads   The sweet ingredients are ground along with the peanuts, creating a whipped…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mother Sauces Part 2, The Secondary Sauces

Turn plain tomato sauce into Creole sauce. Photo by Andrew Bossi | Wikimedia.   Earlier this week we introduced the five mother sauces, noting that each was the base for many other secondary sauces. Today, chef Johnny Gnall explains how the secondary sauces are made. Email Chef Johnny with questions or suggestions for other cooking…
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COOKING VIDEO: Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

  This recipe converts America’s favorite cookie, the chocolate chip cookie, into a gluten-free version. More and more Americans are discovering they have a sensitivity to gluten, a protein in wheat and other popular grains such as barley and rye. A more serious manifestation is celiac disease. Some of the best brands of gluten-free cookies…
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COCKTAILS: Classic Bourbon Recipes For Mad Men

On Sunday, March 25th at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. Central Time), millions of Americans will tune in to the 1960s, with the new season of “Mad Men.” The show has inspired (and licensed) a Mad Men clothing line from Banana Republic and a Mad Men cosmetics line from Estée Lauder. But what about Mad Men…
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