FOOD FUN: Pink Pearl Apples

Like a purple cow, most people have never seen a Pink Pearl apple. The difference is that Pink Pearls exist. The Pink Pearl apple is an apple cultivar developed in 1944 from Surprise, another red-fleshed apple, by Albert Etter, a northern California breeder. It has distinctive pink flesh beneath translucent, pearly yellow skin. As with… Continue reading “FOOD FUN: Pink Pearl Apples”

GLUTEN FREE: Among Friends Hand-Crafted Baking Mixes

Phil ‘Em Up combines chocolate chips and dried cranberries. Photo courtesy Among Friends Baking Mixes.   Our gluten-free products editor, Georgi Page, tastes lots of gluten-free baking mixes. We’re as happy as she is when she finds something she likes. One of the hardest things about being gluten-free has been the difficulty of not being… Continue reading “GLUTEN FREE: Among Friends Hand-Crafted Baking Mixes”

TIP OF THE DAY: Broccoli Salsa & More Ways To Love Broccoli

A broccoli veggie mix, ready to spoon into a baked potato. Photo courtesy Potatopia | New York City.   We love broccoli, lightly steamed*, raw with dip, puréed as a side dish and as soup. Perhaps the most famous words ever said about broccoli were from our 41st president, George H.W. Bush, and they were… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Broccoli Salsa & More Ways To Love Broccoli”