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Grilling with grains (05/22/15)
If your outdoor grilling menu calls for easy, gluten-free dishes to accompany your favorite flame-kissed foods, sorghum may be your secret to success. Sorghum, an ancient cereal grain, is a highly versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide range of preparations, such as leavened and unleavened breads, fermented and unfermented beverages, and a host of flour-based foods such as pizza dough, pastas and cereals. ...
F-U-N learning with food (05/15/15)
FAMILY FEATURES -- If you're searching for ways to get little ones excited about learning, try combining fun and function, using food as your teaching tool. Foods that come in letter shapes are a great way to introduce young learners to the alphabet and make learning delightfully F-U-N...
Mentor Knows Best, The Mother's Day Edition (05/08/15)
Whether she's your mom or a "like-a-mother" mentor, chances are you've got a lot to thank her for this Mother's Day. It's a time for celebrating your biggest supporters, number one fans and best friends. In life, we're lucky to form relationships with women we can learn from and grow with. Beth Somers, Elizabeth Nelson and Emily Tatak from the Wilton Test Kitchen consider themselves lucky...
Summertime and the grilling is easy (04/17/15)
If the idea of longer, warmer days has you reaching for the tongs, it's time to get your grilling game on before the season is in full swing. Serving family and friends the most mouth-watering grilled entrees with ease requires a little know-how and a few crowd-pleasing recipes. From versatile chicken to hearty ribs to tender seafood, it's never been more fun to incorporate new flavors into grilled cuisine...
Simplify Weeknight Meals (04/03/15)
Busy weeknights call for meals you can prepare quickly, but there's no need to compromise on flavor and quality. One way to save time is combining fresh ingredients with frozen sides, such as those offered by Alexia Foods. Made with premium, natural ingredients and creative flavor com­binations, they lend a deliciously gourmet complement to any meal...
How to create an Eggs-traordinary Easter feast (03/27/15)
Brighten up your Easter feast with unique flavor twists to refresh traditional dishes like ham and deviled eggs. And don't forget the decorations -- it's easy to create vibrant centerpieces using eggs dyed in the hottest seasonal shades. "We've developed easy tips to dress up your table, from the ham to the centerpiece," said Mary Beth Harrington of the McCormick Kitchens. ...
Cookie flavors inspire new desserts (02/27/15)
A hot new dessert trend is here -- cookies are getting a makeover. As identified in the McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, favorite cookie flavors -- like snickerdoodles and gingersnaps -- are being reimagined in new decadent desserts. From peanut butter mousse tarts to chocolate chip biscotti with a creamy dipping sauce, these desserts redefine "milk and cookies."...
A Mediterranean menu for outdoor entertaining - Opa! (02/13/15)
When al fresco entertaining calls for some flavorful inspiration, look to the fresh and abundant offerings of Mediterranean cuisine. Inspired by its coastal origins, traditional Greek dishes feature a colorful collection of fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes and grilled fare. Whether you're serving friends with a themed event or simply enjoying a homemade meal with the family, delicious Greek cuisine is perfect for sharing with those you love...