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12:08 PM / Friday April 28, 2017

Food And Beverage

Hot cooking trends: Five flavorful ways to prepare pork

April 28, 2017

BPT Tired of the same old casseroles and pasta dishes? As the seasons transition, you’re probably looking for fresh and flavorful ways to prepare satisfying foods for your family and friends. An increasing number of home and professional chefs are using pork to produce mouth-watering, palate-pleasing recipes. Pork is a satisfying, excellent source of protein…

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Fresh ways to enjoy pizza night and make a balanced meal

April 22, 2017

BPT You know a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables is best for your health, but achieving that can be a challenge, given everything you have to accomplish in a day. Daily meal planning doesn’t have to be such a chore if you turn to your freezer for a little help. In…

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Enhance Your Easter with Ham

April 14, 2017

Family Features From the breakfast nook to the dinner table, an Easter meal isn’t complete without a delicious ham for guests to enjoy and share. Whether you’re serving up a casual brunch, an early dinner or a formal holiday feast, an easy-to-prepare spiral ham is the perfect centerpiece for any meal occasion. Perfectly cooked and…

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Serve Up a Nutritious Seasonal Brunch

April 7, 2017

A perfect way to entertain around the table Family Features With springtime in full bloom, brunch is the perfect way to entertain friends and family for nearly any upcoming occasion or celebration. Take advantage of the budding season with quality time spent with loved ones, more outdoor experiences and wholesome nutrition for the whole family,…

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Is seaweed the next superfood?

March 31, 2017

BPT There’s a new superfood in town. And it’s not kale. Seaweed may be a hot new food trend in the United States, but this leafy green from the sea has been used in Asian cuisine for thousands of years. Not only is seaweed low in calories and fat, it’s also packed with essential nutrients…

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Simplify fish Fridays with sheet pan dinners

March 24, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Orange Chili Sheet Pan Salmon Family Features If you’re observing Lent, Friday fish dinners could be in your future, but that’s no reason to feel limited by what you can cook. Seafood pairs well with all sorts of flavors – from chili seasoning to lime extract – and bakes quickly on a sheet…

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Burgers: A blended take on family favorites

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Marinated Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice Family Features It’s not always easy to create meals that are both nutritious and satisfying. Managing intake of added sugar and saturated fat takes effort and planning, but transforming your favorite recipes into more nutritious family meals can be simpler than you imagined. The nutrient-dense…

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Celebrate with a Gourmet Brunch

March 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eggs Benedict with Duck Bacon Family Features As warmer weather approaches, so do a variety of special occasions. If you’re looking for an easy way to celebrate with family and friends, brunch is a perfect option. Not too early and not too late, everyone can enjoy a hearty meal and good company before…

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Winter weather warm-up

March 3, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Grilled Citrus Rosemary Catfish Family Features Sweaters and scarves aren’t the only ways to brace yourself against blustery weather. There’s no time like winter to putter in the kitchen, where the cozy heat from the stove and the aromas of mouthwatering dishes can warm you from the inside out. Rich, hearty stews and…

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