(NAPSI)—Low and slow is the way to go when it comes to entertaining. Start marinating the night before, prep the rest of the ingredients in the morning, drop it all into the slow cooker and let the magic begin as the flavors slowly meld and everything turns tender.
(NAPSI)—While for many, it’s not the holidays without sweet potatoes, California sweet potatoes can (and should) be enjoyed throughout the year. Thanks to great growing conditions—rich sandy soil, abundant sunshine and warm, dry climate—California sweet potatoes are widely available and read…
(BPT) - If there's one thing fans look forward to more than the game itself it's tailgating. This pregame ritual is essential, but it can also involve a lot of planning and organization. This season, if you're looking for less stress and more fun at your tailgate, it's time to bring in a fre…
(BPT) - When it comes to food and product labels in today’s market, transparency is the name of the game. According to the 2017 IFIC Food and Health Survey, 90 percent of the population reports consulting the nutrition facts panel when shopping. With this in mind the U.S. Food and Drug Admin…
(NAPSI)—The next time you see kids at play, you may care to consider this observation from child care experts at Montana State University: “Play is important for children’s development. It offers a chance to connect with your child. Play helps your child learn the rules of your family and wh…
(BPT) - With the weather cooling down it’s the prime time for entertaining, and if you want to host the kind of soirees that leave guests talking about your parties, you’ll need to get creative with appetizers, hors d’oeuvres and side dishes! However, you don’t want to get too out there — af…
(StatePoint) Strapped for time? By stocking the pantry well and setting aside some weekend prep time, you can create a whole week of great lunches in just an hour.
(BPT) - You already know grapes are a great, healthful and fun snack, a sweet addition to salads and a surprise ingredient that can add flavor to a variety of dishes. But did you also know grapes can add beauty, flavor and personality to seasonal entertaining?
(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most Americans of all ages consume too few fruits and vegetables1, while the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends that Americans fill half their plate with fruit and vegetables.
(NAPSI)—Football fans rejoice! It’s officially that time of year again, which means fans coming together to cheer on their favorite players, friendly debates over who drafted the best fantasy team, and, of course, epic tailgating parties. For those hosting a viewing party or tailgate this se…
(BPT) - Fall feels like a new year — new classes in school, new friends and new activities. It’s the perfect time for new meal ideas too! Put a new spin on family dinner favorites by adding unexpected ingredients such as California grapes. Change to a different pasta shape, sauce or cheese t…
(StatePoint) When brisk autumn weather makes you wish for rich hearty meals, let New Zealand be the source of your culinary inspiration. The country’s dishes make for delicious fall feasting. Think earthy meats like lamb and rich roasted vegetables, paired with juicy medium-bodied red wines.
(BPT) - Whether they're in a club or after-school program, play on a sports team or go straight home, when the school day is done, all children have something in common — they could use a good snack!
(BPT) - Are you noticing a golden hue to the sunlight, the earthy aroma of bonfires and a slight chill in the evening air?
(NAPSI)—This year, you can make singing holiday songs extra special—when you bring the joy of music home by purchasing a piano.
(BPT) - Leaves are beginning to change colors, kids are back in school and you’re probably wearing more layers than you did a few weeks ago. Like it or not, the signs are all there: autumn is coming. But that does not mean the favorite flavors of summer have to go away.