CINCO DE MAYO: Mexican Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe

Soup for Cinco de Mayo. Photo courtesy Dole.   You could whip up some tortilla soup for Cinco de Mayo. Or, try this Mexican Chicken & Rice Soup. There are dozens of “Mexican-style” Chicken Soup recipes out there. This one is tasty and easy to make. Don’t omit the lime or the cilantro; both provide…
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FOOD FUN: Hidden Meanings Of 12 Popular Food Phrases

You may be as cool as a cucumber and know how to bring home the bacon, but do you know where those phrases come from? Here’s a list of food phrases with hidden meanings, compiled by Eat24.com. a website and search engine for restaurants that deliver food. 1. BACON: “Bring Home The Bacon” Meaning: Get…
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RECIPE: Biscochitos, Cinco De Mayo Cookies

Cookie maven Ann Clark of Make More Cookies wants more people to bake biscochitos. Crisp and crunchy, biscochitos are a cinnamon cookies, “a cross between shortbread and cinnamon toast,” says Ann. You don’t have to shape them like cactus or chiles; biscochitos are traditionally cut in a diamond shape for weddings or in a fleur…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: 30 Favorite Ways To Enjoy Raisins On National Raisin Day

It’s a big day for one of the world’s smallest fruits, the raisin. Long before processed foods became the snack of choice in America, people would snack on healthful* raisins, or nut and raisin mixes. Much as we enjoy chocolate-covered raisins, National Raisin Day, April 30th, is the day to return to raisins’ roots. Raisins…
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