FOOD FUN: Easter Toast

Easter egg toast. Use the same concept for Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine and other “holiday toast” (photos courtesy Arla USA).   Make Easter egg toast as a holiday treat. These were made with blueberry cream cheese from Arla USA, maker of cream cheese spreads in blueberry, herbs & spices, peppercorn, original and lite. You…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Decorate Snacks With Candy Melts

With Easter coming, you may want to get a bit craftsy. We’re not suggesting that you mold your own chocolate bunnies, make rocher nests of almonds and chocolate filled with your own truffles, or take on homemade Peeps. Rather, just decorate some of your everyday favorite snacks with drizzled candy melts in seasonal colors. It…
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RECIPES: Spinach Salad with Pan-Seared Salmon & Other Recipes For National Spinach Day

March 26th is National Spinach Day, and you know what that means: Eat some spinach to celebrate! This colorful, nutritious recipe (photo #1) makes a nice lunch or dinner. Fresh spinach, orange segments, peppers and red onion make a colorful base for salmon or other fish fillets. And there are many more recipes below, including…
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PRODUCTS: 5 Beverage Favorites

1. ANGRY ORCHARD: ORCHARD’S EDGE KNOTTY PEAR Hard apple cider is hot, but what about perry? Pears are also turned into hard cider, called perry in the U.K.; but perry is not as well known in the U.S. American cider makers tend to label their perries as pear cider. And there are far fewer of…
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PRODUCT: Facundo Baccardi Premium Rum & A Chocolate Banana Cocktail Recipe

[1] Chocolate banana cocktail. The recipe is below. [2] Ready for its close up: Facundo Neo rum. [3] The Facundo Bacardi Rum Collection (photos courtesy Bacardi).   Weekends are time for testing new cocktail recipes. The one below is from the Facundo Rum Collection, a luxury portfolio. If we were lucky enough to have a…
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