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Month: April 2017

Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon and Scallions

Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon and Scallions

The “Old” Ways of Sweet Potatoes Until low-carb diets came into vogue about 20 years ago, many people saw sweet potatoes only on holidays and only under a charred mound of mini-marshmallows. But with today’s laser-like focus on diabetes and obesity, the richly colored sweet […]

The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

One of the most comforting and simple foods, the grilled cheese sandwich, surfaced in the 1920’s. Shortly a guy from Iowa native invented a machine to uniformly slice bread. About the same time, a gentleman (Genious!) by the name of James L. Kraft figured out […]

For the Love of Peanut Butter

For the Love of Peanut Butter

After a sugar-laden December and before approaching a chocolate-covered February, one would think the food world would highlight things such as lettuce and carrots, bottled water and beets in the new year — but no. Instead, all in the same week, January serves as host […]

Spring Is a State of Mind

Spring Is a State of Mind

Even though we experienced one of the mildest winters on record, March 20, the first day of spring, was a welcome sight. Spring is not just a season, it is also a state of mind. Even with the forecast showing below-average temperatures for the next […]