PRODUCTS: 5 More Favorite Specialty Foods

Another batch of favorites from THE NIBBLE. What makes it a favorite? We would buy it again…and again. In alphabetical order, we recommend: 1. LOVE THE WILD: FROZEN FISH FILLET ENTRÉES Only one in five Americans meet the USDA recommendation for fish intake, a vital high protein dietary component that’s high in protein and healthy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: National Hummus Day: Try A New Brand!

[1] Black Garlic, one of 11 delicious flavors of Hope Hummus (photo courtesy Hope Foods). [2] One of our favorite ways to serve hummus: topped with salad ingredients and, as a lunch dish, with a hard-boied egg (photo courtesy Shayla | NOLA). [3] Woo hoo, chocolate hummus (photo courtesy Hope Foods).   May 13th is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Plateau De Fruits De Mer For Vegetarians & The Seafood Averse

One of our favorite I-deserve-a-treat meals is a big plateau de fruits de mer (PLAH-toe-duh MARE, platter of fruits of the sea—photo #1): a large pile, nicely arranged, of raw shellfish (clams and oysters in multiple varieties, scallops) and lightly cooked shellfish (crab legs, langoustine, lobster, lump crab meat, mussels, prawns, shrimp). Sometimes, in coastal…
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HOLIDAY: Cereal Donuts For National Cereal Day

[1] and [2] Cereal-topped donuts and milk from Show Me The Yummy. [3] and [4] Lactaid for everyone! (photo courtesy Lactaid).   March 7th is National Cereal Day, and here’s the big question: Do you drink the leftover milk in your cereal bowl? According to a survey by Wakefield Research*, 74% of Americans frequently drink…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Olive Oil Polenta Cake

We have advocated olive oil cake before. But this is a variation with polenta (cornmeal) instead of white flour. Olive oil cake is a standard in some parts of Italy, substituting olive oil for butter as the fat. So is polenta cake, with a hearty crumb. Both are rustic, uniced cakes. When we first tried…
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