FOOD FUN: Decorated Goat Cheese

All you need is a sharp knife and a peeler or mandoline to decorate goat cheese logs the way John Karangis does. Karangis is the executive chef at Union Square Events, and his job is to present dazzling foods. Yet, this particular dazzler does not require culinary school. Here’s all you need: RECIPE: DECORATED GOAT…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Goat Cream Cheese, Coconut Water & A New Sugar Substitute

[1] Cream cheese for lovers of goat cheese (photo courtesy Belle Chevre). [2] Food fun: Drink your coconut water from a coconut (photo courtesy Melissa’s). [3] Swerve, the new non-caloric sweetener (photo courtesy Keto Diet App).   1. BELLE CHEVRE: CHEVRE (GOAT) CREAM CHEESE Here’s a bonus for goat cheese lovers: chevre cream cheese. Chevre…
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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: Organic Eggs Vs. Free Range Vs. Cage Free

Not all organic eggs are created equal (photo courtesy The Egg Farm). By the way, the color of the shell has no bearing on flavor. Different hen subspecies lay different color shells. Mega-producers choose hybrid hens that lay the most eggs, for the longest period of time…and have white shells.   You may buy organic…
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