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SMORGASBORD: Bitter goodness … Good gravy! … Steamy veggies

December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bitter foods are usually good-for-you foods; a proverbial pill of truth many people may find hard to swallow. But Barb Stuckey would like people to give them a try. Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Backward baking … Cookie cake … Egg-stra

December 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bakers Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito develop their ideas somewhat backward. Instead of saying, I want to make chocolate chip cookies, the thread goes more along the lines of, I want something chocolate, what shall it be? Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: English chips … Bean chips … Foam on the range

November 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Up your snack game with crisps from across the pond: Tyrrell’s Hand Cooked English Potato Chips in seven flavors, including Mature Cheddar & Chives and Sweet Chili & Red Pepper, made with Herefordshire-grown veggies. Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Soothing sipper … Rachel to the rescue … Homemade salumi

November 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Add Pumpkin Spice to your lineup of favorite fall teas. It’s new to The Republic of Tea’s expansive line, with a mellow, richly flavored brew (black tea, ginger, nutmeg, etc.) that earned raves from tasters turned off by some tea’s harsh faux flavors. Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Soup to go … Flavored butter … Vets eat free

November 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Look beyond the iconic red-and-white can for a couple of new kids from Campbell’s Soup. Whimsically labeled microwaveable pouches hold six globally spiced soups in the Go line. Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Soup for you … Easy but pricey … Healthy calendar

October 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A pitfall of comfort foods? The calories. Progresso has added two comfort-food standards to its light line of soups: Chicken Pot Pie Style and Creamy Potato With Bacon & Cheese. Each 18.5-ounce can delivers two 100-calorie servings (a serving has a Weight Watchers 2 Points Plus value). Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Southern Sides … Sipper with sass … Lower prices, please

October 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Raleigh, N.C., food writer Fred Thompson’s latest cookbook is devoted not to the stars of the Southern plate, such as barbecue or fried chicken, but to the humble side dish. Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Beyond ramen … Know your sugars … Sweet Magnolias

October 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Go beyond basic ramen with a quartet of microwaveable eats dubbed Singapore Street Noodles from Simply Asia. Each bowl includes three packets (rice noodles, sauce, dehydrated vegetables) in garlic basil, kimchi, sesame ginger and classic curry flavors. Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Healthy lunchbox … Spiced really nice … Skillet sauces

October 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Kids head back to school every year; we all know that. Yet many parents seem rather clueless when it comes to assembling a smart lunch for their students, a meal that manages to be healthy, tasty, interesting and relatively easy to put together. Continue Reading

SMORGASBORD: Olympic munching … No power? No Sweat

August 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Are you planning on watching the Olympics on television. If the answer is yes, here are some beverages for your late-night viewing and some British bacon for an English breakfast. Continue Reading