Category Archives: Food Tips

Happy National Garlic Day

It must be my love of all things Italian because I adore the stinking rose. Not only does it flavor our food wonderfully, but it has a host of health benefits as well. Check out garlic-central.com to find out garlic’s … Continue reading

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The Best Vanilla Ice Cream in the Market

Since today is National Vanilla Milkshake Day, I thought this article was relevant. If you’re going to have a vanilla shake, better make sure you’re using the best vanilla ice cream you can. Twenty-one Cook’s Illustrated staff members sampled eight … Continue reading

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Grilling a Better Burger

Did you BBQ burgers for dad yesterday? I did for my hubby Bill. I’ve used these secrets to make my burgers perfect so condiments don’t slide off. The thumbprint in the middle really works. Cooks Illustrated Magazine recently answered the … Continue reading

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Wine, then Dine

Thanks to my sister who just sent me this yummy piece of info: Drinking wine with your meal, in addition to being good for your heart, may help ward off food poisoning before it happens. Scientists at Oregon State University … Continue reading

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I’ll Have That Chilled, Please

With my last adult beverage post, you’re probably thinking I’m a lush. (If the glass fits.) All I can say is if you’re going to have a drink, make sure you’re doing it right. The Spir.it just had a blog … Continue reading

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Wine Questions Answered

Have you ever wondered why some wines get better with age and some turn to vinegar or why wine should be decanted? What’s Cookin answers many of you questions.

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Sweet Grapefruit

I love grapefruit, and it is in season right now. It’s a bright spot in the winter blahs. Here’s a great little article from What’s Cookin on how to pick the best grapefruit, how to store it and how to … Continue reading

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