TIP OF THE DAY: Burger Bar, Diversity Burgers

A turkey burger Caribbean-style, topped with a grilled pineapple slice. Photo courtesy Kikkoman.   America is burger crazy: Burgers are our most popular food. And those burgers are usually beef. But there are other burgers, equally delicious: bison, grain (usually sprouted), lamb, legume (black beans, lentils), turkey and veggie burgers. The next time you cook…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try A New Mustard

Three of scores of different styles of mustard. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   We get very comfortable with the brands we buy. Sometimes, we never venture farther than what our mothers bought. But there are new discoveries waiting on every grocer’s shelf. Take something as basic as mustard. There are scores of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Host A Greener Memorial Day Celebration

Today, we’re passing on tips from the GreenBrideGuide.com, a resource for couples who desire an ecologically conscious wedding. The website’s cocktail and barbeque tips can also help you have a green(er) Memorial Day celebration. Here are five ideas to make your outdoor event green or greener. It can also help to make family and friends…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mustard Mash-Up

There will be a lot of mustard served this weekend at barbecues across America. It’s your opportunity to try something new and exciting in this low-calorie-condiment category. Even though you think the crowd likes yellow ballpark mustard, delve into the more exciting types of mustard. Bring out the Dijon, the flavored mustards and the old-style…
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MEMORIAL DAY: Toast With Red, White & Blue Cocktails

Beyond planning barbecues and celebrating the three-day weekend, many of us have forgotten the meaning of Memorial Day. There are fewer parades of marching veterans, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts; fewer veterans sell paper poppies to raise money for the families of fallen soldiers. Memorial Day grew from the Civil War: Before the end of…
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