PRODUCT: Harvest Snaps, A Delightful Riff On Vegetable Chips

Tomato Basil Lentil Snaps. Photo courtesy Harvest Snaps.   We have a new favorite crispy snack to enjoy with beer, wine and Martinis. We love them with soup, too. And for general crunching. Harvest Snaps are a line of gluten-free snacks made largely from peas (70%) or lentils (65%). Both legumes are packed with nutrients:…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Bare Fruit Apple Chips

An apple never tasted better. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Our favorite packaged sweet snack, Bare Fruit apple chips has expanded the line to two new “flavored” chips. The lineup now includes Chili Lime Apple Chips Cinnamon Apple Chips Fuji Red Apple Chips Granny Smith Apple Chips Sea Salt Caramel Apple Chips…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pasta Tips For National Pasta Day

There are a couple of myths surrounding the proper cooking of pasta, passed down from generation to generation. Since October is National Pasta Month—and October 17th is National Pasta Day—today’s tip, from Care2.com, dispels those myths. (Here’s the entire article, which covers other cooking myths, as well). Myth: Put Oil In Pasta Water So It…
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FOOD FUN: Smoking Blood Orange Mimosa Recipe

We love Mimosas. We love blood oranges. So when this recipe arrived for a Bloody Mimosa, we thought: This is it for Halloween. Not only does the “bloody” orange juice make a much better-looking Mimosa; a few chips of dry ice give the drink a spooky smoking effect. The original recipe, from Mionetto “IL” Prosecco:…
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