TIP OF THE DAY: Bone Broth

Suddenly, everyone is talking about bone broth. Rich in nutrition, nourishing for body and soul, bone broth has long been used by cultures throughout the world for millennia, to sip straight or as cooking stock. Yes, bone broth is an alternative to stock, a flavorful liquid made by slowly simmering chicken or turkey bones, cartilage…
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STOCKING STUFFER: Justin’s White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Get them while you can! Photo courtesy Justin’s.   Justin’s makes delicious organic peanut butter cups in dark, milk and white chocolate. The salty peanut butter is a tasty counterpoint to the creamy, quality white chocolate. We’re hooked! The white chocolate cups are available at Whole Foods Markets and other major retailers, as well as…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Genmaicha Tea

Genmaicha, green tea mixed with toasted rice. Photo courtesy Wikimedia.   Genmaicha, pronounced gen-my-cha with a hard “g,” is one of our favorite green teas. The flavor of the sencha green tea base is secondary to the nutty, toasty flavor of kernels of toasted and popped brown rice that scattered among the tea leaves. The…
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NEWS: When “Organic” Isn’t Organic

Paul Newman would not be happy. The guardians of the Newman’s Own Organics brand have been playing fast and loose. The Newman’s Own food brand was founded by actor Paul Newman and author A.E. Hotchner in 1982. Its purpose was to generate money for charity: The company gives 100% of the after-tax profits from the…
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PRODUCT: Petite Crème From Stonyfield

New Petite Crème, a creamy yogurt alternative without the tang of yogurt. Photo courtesy Stonyfield.   The category of Greek yogurt has exploded in the U.S. Is there anyone who isn’t eating it? The Greek category accounts for 47% of all U.S. yogurt sales. Yes! A large enough number of people don’t care for the…
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