Food

The right kind of cheese for a healthy heart

May 28th, 2019 | By
The right kind of cheese for a healthy heart

According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, cheese is the top food source of cholesterol-raising fat in the American diet. It is not good news for fans of cheese, but do you have to give up mac and cheese forever to have good cholesterol? It’s certainly an option, but what seems more reasonable
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Harvesting herbs for meals now and later

May 10th, 2019 | By
Harvesting herbs for meals now and later

Enjoy herbs all year for garden-fresh meals, and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary, which has an equally strong flavor fresh or dried. Continue
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Oh, Canada! What we can learn about food trends from our northern neighbors

Apr 16th, 2019 | By
Oh, Canada! What we can learn about food trends from our northern neighbors

Drink more water, eat more plants and cook more at home, says Canada. Canada’s new food guidelines have transformed from a food pyramid to an “eat well, live well” infographic, which takes a slightly different spin on our current USDA MyPlate recommendations. Specific foods and serving sizes are no longer emphasized in the new guidelines. Instead, the
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Restaurant scene: Seattle is in top 10 and Tacoma’s in top 100 nationally

Apr 3rd, 2019 | By

The best American city for restaurant lovers is Portland, Ore., with Seattle not far behind. That’s according to a report by WalletHub, which determined the best and cheapest local foodie scenes by comparing more than 180 of the largest U.S. cities in such things as affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants and per-capita ratios of
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