A Spirited ReDux
From plain Jane vanilla extract to fancy-pants elderflower liqueur, we like to keep a little liquor in the kitchen. Show us how you like to cook, bake or mix-it-up with spirits, extracts and other alcohols. A splash of vodka makes summer sauces shine – and liqueurs brighten desserts: What’s your healthy recipe with spirit?
Don’t you just love the theme of this month’s Recipe ReDux?! I mean, how often do you think to use alcohol in your cooking? I for one don’t d… read more »
We eat with our eyes just as much as our mouth, which is why it’s so important to make dishes that are visually appealing in addition to tasting good. For all your weekend barbecues and gatherings this time of year, take a traditional dish and make it more nutritious, delicious, and pretty to look at with this recipe for Red Cabbage Slaw. Red cabbage, orange carrots, and green mint come together to add a bright spot to your plate and a herbacious, light flavor to your palate!
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“Nothing brightens up a dish like a real flower! Whether you live in the northern or the southern hemisphere, edible flowers can add flavor and aroma to salads, breads, spreads, desserts or dips. Make your recipe bloom with rose water, flowering herbs, floral teas, dried lavender blossoms or even fresh flowers like nasturtiums, violets, borage, squash, sunflowers or pretty much any blossom in a vegetable garden.”
I just returned from an amazing vacation in northern… read more »
Surely you’ve heard the advice to fill your plate with a rainbow of colors. After all, the different colors provide a variety of nutrients like beta-carotene in orange carrots, anthocyanins in blueberries, and lycopene in tomatoes. But what about white vegetables like cauliflower, mushrooms, garlic, and onions? (There aren’t really any white fruits that I can think of – can you?) As with other “white” foods, I often hear people say that white vegetables don&… read more »