PRODUCTS: This Week’s Favorites, Most Gluten Free

[1] One of three flavors of new Muesli Cups—two are gluten free—from Bob’s Red Mill (photo courtesy Bob’s Red Mill). [2] Cali’flour cauliflower pizza crusts, including new Jalapeno (photo courtesy Cali’Flour Foods). [3] Snikiddy’s baked cheese puffs, organic and gluten-free (photo courtesy Snikiddy). [4] Trader Joe’s Birthday Bar: white chocolate, cookie crumbs and sprinkles (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Blender Hummus Or Bean Dip

While our friend Jerry makes hummus the old-school way—with a mortar and a pestle—other lovers of homemade hummus have discovered the super-easy blender/food processor hummus technique. Store-bought containers are way too small and pricey: It’s a bargain to make your own, and easy (here’s a recipe). When you make your own, you can avoid preservatives…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sugar Snap Peas

Look in the produce section for sugar snap peas, a spring treat. Sugar snap peas, sometimes just called sugar peas or snap peas, are edible-podded peas, meaning that you eat the whole pod. They can be distinguished from another popular edible pod, snow peas, in that their pods are rounded and firm as opposed to…
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FOOD FUN: Make Your Own Granola Bars

Make your own granola bars with this special press.   If you buy a lot of granola bars, you may be interested in this new gadget that lets you make your own. The Tescoma Granola Bar Press turns your ingredients of choice—fruits, grains, nuts, seeds and “extras” like chocolate chips—into bars. Bind your ingredients with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hong Kong Waffles, Bubble Waffles, Egg Waffles

https://kirbiecravings.com/2014/09/hong-kong-egg-waffles.html
https://www.eater.com/2017/7/7/15928320/hong-kong-bubble-waffle-egglet-gai-daan-zai-ice-cream
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/hk-magazine/article/2038154/who-invented-hong-kong-egg-puff