PRODUCT: Veri Soda, Organic & Low Calorie

When “natural” isn’t good enough for you, go all the way. That’s what the makers of Veri Organic Soda did, creating a line of USDA certified organic and low-calorie soda (the first organic and low calorie line), sweetened with organic cane sugar and organic stevia. It’s very flavorful soda with modest calories, no artificial ingredients…
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JULY 4th: Red, White & Blue Parfaits

Patriotic parfaits. Photo courtesy McCormick.   Sweeten your July 4th celebration with these creamy, layered red, white and blue parfaits. The vivid colors come from McCormick’s Neon food colors. RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE PARFAITS Ingredients For 12 Parfaits 3-1/2 cups heavy cream, divided 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Finger Limes

An import from the Australian outback, finger limes have quietly entered the realm of American produce. At the international Citrus Exhibition in 2004, California avocado grower Jim Shanley discovered this unusual Australian fruit. Envisioning endless opportunities with restaurateurs and home cooks, he planted the first trees in the U.S. in 2006. Five years later he…
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FOOD HOLIDAY RECIPE: Ceviche-Stuffed Avocado

June 28th is National Ceviche Day, honoring one of our favorite foods. If you’re a sashimi lover and haven’t tried ceviche, today’s the day. Another reason to eat lots of ceviche: It’s a low calorie, good-for you lunch or first course. And it’s been nourishing man since ancient times. THE HISTORY OF CEVICHE Ceviche—shellfish cured…
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