TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: YQ By Yoplait, Low-Sugar Yogurt

In its second entry into the premium yogurt business (the first was Oui By Yoplait, last year), Yoplait has just launched YQ by Yoplait. It’s the “Smarter, Not Sweeter” Yogurt. The flavored yogurt has just 9 grams of sugar per 5.3-ounce cup. Compare that to the up to 32 grams of sugar per 6 ounces…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Salts For Grilling: Kosher Salt Vs. Sea Salt & Table Salt

[1] Blending salt with spices before salting a steak (first four photos courtesy Morton). [2] Patting the blend onto the steak. [3] Morton Coarse Kosher Salt. [4] Morton Fine Sea Salt. [5] Grilling to perfection (photo courtesy Aldi).   Most people are not aware that the type of salt used when cooking can make all…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Brew Iced Tea With Fruit

[1] It’s not sangria: It’s iced tea! (Photo courtesy Melissa’s.) [2] Iced tea for dessert? (Photo courtesy The Maple Guild.)   It’s a scorching day today, so we’re alternating glasses of ice water with glasses of iced tea. If you brew your own tea, you can give iced tea the “sangria treatment” by adding fresh…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Crudités On A Cutting Board

We traditionally serve cheese on a platter; sometimes on a cutting board, especially one that looks great because we’ve never used it for cutting. (The rustic look, using a well-worn cutting board like the one in the photo, doesn’t look right with our fancy decor.) Our crudités have always been arranged on a large plate,…
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