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8:05 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020

Food And Beverage

Brighten summertime dishes with fresh grapes

July 3, 2020

BPT Warmer weather is finally here, and that means more daylight for activities of all types and ideally more time for relaxation. Whether family members choose to spend their time playing outside, tackling home projects or getting creative with crafts, it’s easy to work up an appetite for tasty summertime food. Crisp, juicy grapes serve…

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Elevate comfort foods with havarti and blue cheeses

June 25, 2020

BPT At a time when you may be craving comfort food more than ever, specialty cheeses make it easy to bring a little more indulgence – and a lot of flavor – to your home-cooked meals and snacks. Simply switching to different varieties, such as a buttery havarti or a sharp blue cheese, can easily…

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Snack hacks that really pop

June 11, 2020

FAMILY FEATURES If spending more time at home than usual has you reaching for snacks more often, keep some quick, flavorful options on-hand to help fuel you and your family throughout the day when hunger pangs strike One versatile pantry staple that can fit a variety of snack cravings: popcorn. With no artificial additives or…

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Support your immune system with grapes

June 5, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Moroccan Grape and Grilled Chicken Bowls with Grape Vinaigrette Family Features Boosting immune function through a healthy diet has become an important new focus for many people these days. One key dietary recommendation is to eat more fruits and vegetables each day to improve immune function and prevent heart disease and diabetes. When…

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Ways to make hearty meals at home with pantry staples

May 15, 2020

FAMILY FEATURES Stocking up on pantry essentials is a productive practice, especially as people across the country spend more time at home. However, having all those ingredients on-hand doesn’t do as much good if you aren’t sure how to use them or feel as if you’re constantly whipping up the same dishes.  For example, canned…

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All Day Raspberry Goodness

April 9, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Spinach and Frisee Salad with Raspberry Pickled Onions and Raspberry Vinaigrette  Family Features From breakfasts to salads, desserts and beyond, fruit is unique in its ability to add both flavor and nutrition to family-favorite dishes. As you look for ways to incorporate produce in your family’s recipes, consider an option with a sweet-tart…

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Philadelphia adds food sites for residents in need

April 2, 2020

Where to find free, nutritious food during the COVID-19 crisis In response to continued shutdowns because of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Philadelphia is partnering with Share Food Program and Philabundance to get food to residents in need during this public health crisis. The sites are open Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m….

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Help yourself to healthier hummus

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Caramelized Sweet Onion Hummus  FAMILY FEATURES The next time you’re looking for a quick fix, consider this Carmelized Sweet Onion Hummus recipe — which can be enjoyed in individual serving dishes —  that’s ideal for pairing with pita bread, veggies or crackers. With the layered flavor, color and texture of onions serving as…

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A Comfort Food Classic

March 27, 2020

CULINARY.NET ’Tis the season for comfort foods, and this recipe with crumbled bacon and cubed potatoes smothered in melted cheddar cheese is sure to satisfy. Find more meal ideas at Culinary.net. Cheesy Baked Potato Casserole 5 pounds red potatoes, cubed 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 pound cheddar cheese, cubed 16 ounces shredded cheddar…

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