Food

Briefly: recipes

Here are some side recipe ideas that could come in handy for an Easter dinner or another occasion:Rosemary roasted potatoes1 1/2 pounds new potatoes (a mix of colors, such as purple and yellow, is nice), halved2 tablespoons olive oil2 springs fresh rosemary, leaves stripped and roughly ...

Take quiz on fad diets

Q: Isn't March National Nutrition Month? What is this year's theme?A: National Nutrition Month 2007's theme is "100 % Fad Free." Sponsored annually by the American Dietetic Association, National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign designed to focus attention on the ...

French camembert makers think the unthinkable: processed cheese

Paris ? True camembert, the pungent and oozing king of French cheeses, is made from raw milk from Normandy cows, unpasteurized, unsterilized and largely untouched by modern technology.That recipe, dating back to the 18th-century advice of a priest from Brie, is under threat: One of France's ...

Vegetarian lasagna on the menu for this week’s ‘Jayni’s Kitchen’

Join "Jayni's Kitchen" this week for "Cooking with Jan Hornberger."Host Jayni Carey and Hornberger, the Clinton Parkway Hy-Vee Food cooking specialist, will prepare the following recipes: Vegetarian Lasagna, That Addicting Salad and Classic Vanilla CrÃme Brulee.A new show airs at 6:30 p.m. ...

FDA to bolster safety of prepackaged fresh food

Washington, D.C. ? In an effort to prevent more illnesses from bacteria-tainted produce, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced voluntary guidelines for processors of prepackaged fruits and vegetables, the fastest-growing sector of the produce industry.The list of steps to ...

Cookie sale set to support soldiers

Treats for Troops, a cookie booth that is sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 745, is scheduled for Saturday at Hy-Vee, 4000 W. Sixth St.Cookies purchased for the project will be sent to soldiers at Camp Ramadi, Iraq. The booth will be set up from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.The troop also will have a ...

Pick favorites in Cookie Bracket Tournament

If you have a favorite Girl Scout cookie, consider participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Bracket Tournament today.Members of Girl Scout Troop 653, who are fourth- and fifth-graders at Sunflower School, will conduct their Cookie Bracket Tournament from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at Perkins ...

Mustard madness

It's becoming a mustard pilgrimage of sorts.The past two years, Rick Martin has driven 500 miles to Mount Horeb, Wis., to buy about 500 jars of mustard from the Mount Horeb Mustard Museum.Martin, chef at Free State Brewing Co., 636 Mass., used to order the mustard online for his restaurant's ...

Mustard recipes

If you want to try making your own mustard, here are several recipes:Homemade mustard3 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds2 1/2 tablespoons brown mustard seeds1/3 cup drinking-quality white wine1/3 cup white wine vinegar1 shallot, minced (about 2 tablespoons)Pinch ground allspice3/4 teaspoon ...

Internet helpful source for healthy, easy recipes

Q: How can I find healthy recipes on the Internet?A: Alice Hennaman, registered dietitian and educator with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Service, has provided some suggestions to get you started in finding recipes that both taste good and are good for you and your family.Here ...

‘Soulful Cooking’ served on ‘Jayni’

J-W Staff ReportsJoin "Jayni's Kitchen" this week for "Soulful Cooking" with Lynda Canaday.Host Jayni Carey and her guest will prepare the following recipes: Italian Soul Food Spaghetti, Toasted French Bread with Garlic Spread, Romaine Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette and Sweet Potato Pie.A new ...

Garlic gets gourmet makeover as consumption increases

Keith Stewart enforces a strict no-hoarding policy when selling his garlic at New York's Union Square Greenmarket."We always run out," he says of his pungent product, a large-cloved variety known as rocambole. A neighbor brought back some from Italy 40 years ago, and for almost two decades, ...

Recipes with garlic

Asparagus with roasted-garlic aioli2 medium heads garlic, whole1 tablespoon olive oil1 1/2 cups mayonnaise2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon salt3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives2 pounds medium asparagus, bottoms trimmedSet oven rack in middle ...

Fresh-food dieter eats his way to health

Thirty days of fresh food can do a body good.At least, that's what worked for 29-year-old Daniel Fisher.On Jan. 25, the self-proclaimed fast-food junkie quit his habit, replacing chain restaurants with Lawrence's Local Burger. The downtown restaurant specializes in locally grown, organic meats ...

USDA OKs plan to grow genetically modified rice

Washington ? The Department of Agriculture has granted preliminary approval for a large-scale plan to grow genetically altered rice in Kansas, prompting some critics to raise safety concerns.Sacramento, Calif.-based Ventria Bioscience wants to grow rice modified to produce human proteins on ...

Devout looking for lighter Lenten fare

Macedonia, Ohio ? For years, Lent meant huge chunks of fried fish on Fridays for George Ehrman, a longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Guadalupe in this northeast Ohio town.But the dinner plate was decidedly lighter for Ehrman at a recent Friday fish fry in the bustling parish hall: omega-3 ...

Far East flavor

To the casual observer, the food at Campus Hideaway Roll Cafe might seem similar to the food at other Asian restaurants in Lawrence.After all, most of the menu items include rice, a few include noodles, and most are heavy on vegetables.But there are differences between Lawrence's only Korean ...

Whether or not dirt is visible, washing produce is critical to good health

When it comes to motivating people to wash their produce before eating it, visuals seem to help.Potatoes, for instance. No food safety argument is needed when dirt is that easy to see and feel. But how about tomatoes and apples, which arrive at the grocer flawless and shiny? And bananas and ...

Olive oil good substitute for other fats

Q: Is olive oil a good choice when selecting cooking oils?A: Olive oil is high in monounsaturated fatty acids. These fatty acids lower LDL cholesterol carriers, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, yet protect the HDL types of cholesterol carriers that help remove excess cholesterol from the body. ...