BOOKS: Good Junk Food & Comfort Food

A great read and a permanent reference book for everyone who wants to make better food choices and teach kids how to do the same. Get your copy now.   Junk food is a pejorative term attributed to Michael Jacobson, director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. He first used it in… Continue reading “BOOKS: Good Junk Food & Comfort Food”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Curry Powder & Chile Oil

Homemade curry powder. Photo by Magda S. | Wikimedia.   Today’s tip is a teaching moment from Chef Johnny Gnall. If you have questions or suggestions for tips, email Chef Johnny. If you produce your own seasonings, you have the discretion to alter them to fit your preferences, whether they be increasing the heat, decreasing… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Curry Powder & Chile Oil”

TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Povitica, A Cousin Of Babka

Chocolate povitica: a winner. Photo courtesy Strawberry Hill.   When we received a note telling us to expect a shipment of Strawberry Hill Povitica (poe-veet-suh), we rushed to the company website to answer the question: What is povitica? It is, as we discovered, an eastern European yeast cake similar to Russian babka—but better. Richer. More… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Povitica, A Cousin Of Babka”