TIP OF THE DAY: Murasaki Japanese Sweet Potatoes

[1] Murasaki sweet potatoes from Japan, a variety now grown in California (you can buy seeds from Burpee). [2] Murasaki oven fries with wasabi aïoli. Here’s the recipe from Bonjon Gourmet.   “As sweet as sugar.” That’s what we thought when we first tasted murasaki sweet potatoes. The next day we ran out to buy…
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RECIPE: Caprese Casserole & Caprese Salad Recipes

[1] Caprese Casserole (photo courtesy QVC). [2] Another Caprese main course option: Balsamic Chicken Caprese. Here’s the recipe from Cafe Delites. [3] Classic Caprese with red and yellow heirloom tomatoes (photo courtesy Balducci’s). [4] Artistic Caprese arrangement (photo courtesy Great Performances | Facebook).   Caprese Salad—tomatoes, mozzarella and basil, with an olive oil dressing—has become…
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FOOD FUN: Rainbow Veggie Pizza

What’s at the end of the rainbow? A rainbow veggie pizza! This pizza is also a clever way to get the I-don’t-want-vegetables contingent to eat more of them. Thanks to Pampered Chef for the recipe.   RECIPE: RAINBOW VEGGIE PIZZA Ingredients 1 ball (16 ounces/450 g) fresh pizza dough Canola oil Assorted fresh vegetables such…
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