TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Use Miso Paste

White miso paste, also called mild or sweet miso. Photo courtesy CrumbsAndTales.com. Try their recipe for carrot, miso and ginger salad dressing.   Almost everyone who has been to a Japanese restaurant has had miso soup. But today’s tip includes other things to do with miso (MEE-zoe). Thanks to the popularity of miso, you can…
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RECIPE: Tuna Salad With Poached Egg & Vinaigrette

We love Ozery Breads, and as we were checking out recipes on the company’s website we came across this tasty idea: Tuna Salad With Poached Egg. Hard boiled eggs are included in various salads—Chef Salad, Cobb Salad and Spinach Salad, for example—and chopped into egg, potato and tuna salads. So why not experiment with a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Switch To Olive Oil

Here’s a New Year’s resolution that isn’t tough to keep: Switch from olive oil to butter for your everyday fat. You’ve been hearing it for 10 years: olive oil is a heart healthy fat. Here’s what the Harvard School Of Public Health has to say: It’s time to end the low-fat myth. That’s because the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Asian Vinaigrette

Hungering for a salad dressing served at a local Asian restaurant, we made our own this weekend. It was so easy and delicious, we made up an extra-large batch to keep on hand for regular use.   For lunch we tossed it with a package of shredded cabbage, essentially creating Asian cole slaw to go…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Check Your Cooking Spray Ingredients

Some 50 years ago, the debut of the first spray cooking oil, PAM, was a game changer for many cooks. But over the years, the joy of convenience and calorie savings gave way to wariness of the chemical propellants—petroleum, propane and isobutene—said to be 11% of the contents in the aerosol spray can. Today’s tip…
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