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Food And Beverage

Four festive tricks to make a holiday meal work for everyone

November 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Balsamic Glaze  BPT The holidays are full of family, friends — and lots and lots of food. And while we love getting together with all our loved ones, the thought of coming up with a meal that pleases everyone can be a bit frightening. But with a little…

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The Great Thanksgiving Dessert Battle

November 22, 2019

Holiday desserts are going to take center stage at next week’s Thanksgiving table. For many of us, that means pumpkin or sweet potato pie. But not all of us… By Denise Clay In case you spend a lot less time watching the Food Network than I do, the World Series Of Holiday Feasting begins on Thursday…

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Stuffing: The essential Thanksgiving side dish

November 15, 2019

By Leah Fletcher   Whether you call it dressing or stuffing, no holiday meal is complete without this essential turkey side dish. The most delicious Thanksgiving stuffing is usually complemented by an array of side dishes that include steaming heaps of slow-cooked collard greens, cheesy mac and cheese, classic baked sweet potatoes, and sweet-and-tangy cranberry…

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The “Chopped” Champion

November 1, 2019

Winning “Chopped” is just the latest challenge Philadelphia-based Chef Kristol Bryant has met. By Denise Clay Anyone who is a fan of the Food Network show “Chopped” knows that the baskets the chefs competing on the show contain a whole lot of things that if you saw them on your grocer’s shelves, you’d walk right…

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Five ways to celebrate everyday occasions

October 18, 2019

BPT If you look at most people’s calendars, the days that stand out are the big ones — national holidays, anniversaries and graduations.  In other words, those occasions that almost always require special parties, rituals or ceremonies. But the truth is, it’s the everyday moments that people remember, and that are worth cherishing. Why wait…

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Meal solutions for a flavorful fall

October 11, 2019

BPT Fall marks the beginning of back to busy — back to school and the office, back to sports and other activities, and back to a season of social occasions with family and friends. Healthy, portable snacks such as fresh California grapes play a key role in providing energy and hydration to help power the…

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Get Back into the Swing of Dinnertime

October 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Smoked Bacon Pork Alfredo FAMILY FEATURES After juggling work, school, extracurricular activities, homework and preparing dinner, getting back into a weeknight routine may feel impossible.  With Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork in your fridge, you can cut down on meal prep and add quality time back into your day. Perfectly seasoned with ingredients like…

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Bigger, Better Breakfast Bites

September 27, 2019 If you need an on-the-go breakfast option, wake up your morning with bacon, eggs and a biscuit in these simple, tasty Breakfast Sandwiches. Find more on-the-go recipe ideas at Breakfast Sandwiches  1can (16 ounces) buttermilk biscuits 1package (12 ounces) bacon 8 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon butter 1 green…

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A Hearty Breakfast to Start Your Day

September 27, 2019 For a simple yet satisfying breakfast idea, try this easy and delicious recipe for Cheesy Hash Browns. Find more breakfast recipes at Cheesy Hash Browns  2 teaspoons canola oil 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 pound frozen hash browns, thawed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 ounces ham, diced 5…

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‘The inspiration is endless:’ An ingredient the world’s top chefs recommend Pistachio Gazpacho with Watermelon and Cucumber

September 27, 2019

BPT Chefs Laurent Manrique, Roland Passot and Gerald Hirigoyen hold the most envied title of their profession: Maître Cuisinier de France or Master Chef of France. Chefs are chosen to join one of the world’s most prestigious culinary associations through an exhaustive six-month review process that dates to 1951. For the three Bay Area residents…

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