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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TRIVIA: National Egg Month

May is National Egg Month, a time for some consciousness-raising. We look for Certified Humane eggs and don’t mind paying the premium for them. You’ve no doubt heard the horror stories of mass egg production. We buy from Pete and Gerry’s whenever we can: eggs produced on small family farms with a commitment to the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Things To Change On Earth Day (Pick 1)

April 22nd is Earth Day an opportunity to make small changes to our eating habits to contribute to a healthier planet. The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970 (here’s the history). It led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water Act…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bone Broth For Breakfast

[1] A hot, hearty, nutritious breakfast (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [2] You can buy bone broth in multiple or individual serving sizes (photo courtesy Appetite For Health).   Over the last couple of years, bone broth—made from the bones of beef or chicken—has become the nutrition du jour, for lunch, dinner, and for breaks during…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The Easiest Seafood Appetizer

[1] A “flower” presentation from C Chicago (now Ocean Cut Chicago). [2] Scallop crudo with pistachio oil, pomegranate arils and fresh herbs, from La Pecora Bianca | NYC. [3] Arugula pesto and pink peppercorns plus gold leaf, at Sushi Roku | Katana. [4] Briefly seared with fresh figs at Sushi Roku | Scottsdale. [5] Asian-style…
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