RECIPE: Cherry Cheesecake With Chocolate Glaze

Cherry cheesecake with chocolate accents. Photo and recipe courtesy Betty Crocker.   Next in our choice of cherry recipes for Washington’s Birthday (February 22nd) is a cherry cheesecake with a twist: a chocolate crust and chocolate glaze. Prep time for this Betty Crocker recipe is just 35 minutes, plus another 5 hours and 50 minutes…
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RECIPE: Cherry Home Fries

Cherry home fries. Photo courtesy ChooseCherries.com.   One of our beefs with Presidents Day is that it obliterates the birthdays of two great presidents, Abraham Lincoln (February 12th) and George Washington (February 22nd). Both birthdays used to be bank, government and school holidays. In 1971, both presidential holidays were shifted to the third Monday in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mushroom Salad

You may be chomping at the bit for the first spring vegetables to arrive in the market (we’re waiting for asparagus and ramps). But until then, there is veggie excitement to be had; and we’ll be talking about them for the next two days. Mushrooms offer flavorful excitement, and are a cook’s delight: They absorb…
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