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Element Corn & Rice Cakes

by TT January 23rd, 2015| Food News
ELEMENT snacks are a diet-friendly rice or corn cake that are great for snacking. They come in all different flavors, including dark chocolate, milk chocolate, strawberry, and orange. My favorite by far was the dark chocolate, and my least favorite was orange. The rice cake snacks were my favorites. At

Sous-Vide At Home?

by Jane Wangersky August 22nd, 2013| Food News
A home sous-vide appliance is going to be available in November at a fairly affordable price ($199) -- so it's time for home cooks to start asking themselves if this is something they could use.

Till now, I'd heard only scattered references to sous-vide and they certainly weren't
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Ice Cream: America’s Summer Favorite

by Julia Loschiavo August 8th, 2013| Food News
With the wide range of ice cream flavors out there, it is interesting that vanilla still reigns supreme as America's favorite flavor, according to the second annual survey of the International Ice Cream Association (IICA) member companies. Chocolate and butter pecan follow, with coffee, Neapolitan and Rocky Road tied

Behind the Scenes at a Cooking Show

by Jane Wangersky July 25th, 2013| Food News
That half-hour to one-hour episode of your favorite cooking show is the product of hours and days of work by people you'll probably never see onscreen. We spoke to Jason Black (not his real name) who recently worked on the crew of a national TV show where cooks compete

Free Pancakes!

by TT February 4th, 2013| Food News
On Mondays I usually post a recipe that has been enjoyed at our house in the last few weeks.  Today I decided to do something different and recognize a special event that is helping a good cause.

Tomorrow IHOP is giving away pancakes.  By pancakes, I don't mean a single

Sun BBQ Fest

by TT May 28th, 2012| Food News
As you are enjoying the last day of this three-day weekend, you probably aren't beginning to consider what to do with next weekend yet.  However, if you live anywhere in the Northeast and enjoy food, music, and fun, you might want to clear your calendar.  (Those of you who

Organic Volcano Lemon Burst and Lime Burst

by TT June 22nd, 2011| Food News
In my role, I receive many offers to sample products.  These products range from obvious items that aren't of interest to items that would be interesting to try to items whose arrival is counted by the minute.  About a month ago, I received an email offering to send Organic

Boston Olive Oil Company

by TT April 6th, 2011| Food News
A recent weekend was spent in Boston, celebrating my husband's birthday.  Although Boston is only an hour away from our home, it was quite delightful to have two whole days to explore different venues.  One of those venues was Newbury Street, which is home to numerous high-end shops, one

Popcorn Palace

by TT March 31st, 2011| Food News
I am not a popcorn fanatic.  Of course, maybe that's because there are so many poorly done types of popcorn available.  I don't eat popcorn at the movies, though most of my family and many of my friends adore it.  Popcorn covered in "butter flavored oil" just seems nasty. 


by TT March 21st, 2011| Food News
Sometimes it is mere happenstance that brings about the most delightful of discoveries.  Such was the case with my discovering Craquelins.  On a Sunday in January, my husband and I went to a winter farmers' market to purchase our weekly supply of vegetables.  Exploring the various vendors' tables, we

California Olive Oil

by TT March 10th, 2011| Food News
One of my favorite work-related events is attending the Boston Wine Expo.  Every year I am amazed at the number of interesting product I discover and intriguing people I meet.  This year was no different.  Of course, the majority of the booths are filled with wineries, which are delicious

To Die For Dips

by TT February 16th, 2011| Food News
I love attending the Boston Wine Expo.  The obvious reason may seem to be that there are thousands of varieties of wine to sample.  While sampling a few wines is nice, the reason I love attending is the people and companies I discover there.  From innovative chefs to interesting
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