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Foothill dining: Take a dip

Want to know the secret to making the most of summer’s fresh fruits and vegetables? Look to the blender and spice rack to create refreshing starters using fresh, seasonal produce. “We’re in peak farmers market season with an abundance of juicy red tomatoes, cool cucumbers, sweet corn and leafy greens at our fingertips,” said chef […]

Foothill dining: Make-ahead Celtic classics

It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. McCormick has developed tips and recipes for a festive celebration — including a make-ahead corned beef. “Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday everyone loves to celebrate,” said Mary Beth Harrington of the McCormick Kitchens. “This year, in […]

Spices and herbs put the yum in healthy comfort foods

There’s good news for the millions of Americans resolving to eat healthier in the New Year and not give up warm, satisfying comfort foods. Spices and herbs can replace the flavor lost when using lower-fat ingredients in favorite home-cooked comfort dishes — from macaroni and cheese to meat loaf. One recent study showed a meal […]

Modern efficiency sparks creativity in the kitchen

For most home cooks, using a French coffee press to create a tasty soup broth, a panini press to “grill” meat or a microwave to make a delicious custard might seem unconventional. However, during a time of year when many are cooking warm, comforting meals inside their kitchens, these ideas on making the most of […]

Top flavors and food trends for 2014

Marking its 125th year as a food industry innovator, McCormick and Company Incorporated kicked off a yearlong celebration of the tastes that bring people together with the unveiling of its McCormickFlavor Forecast 2014: 125th Anniversary Edition. The report, developed annually by McCormick experts around the world, highlights five top food trends and more than a […]

Kids like dip

Offering a reduced-fat dip flavored with herbs and spices may help children learn to like vegetables they previously rejected or disliked, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Researchers at Penn State University also found that serving such dips with previously disliked vegetables significantly increased their […]

Foothill dining: Two great brunch recipes

This one-dish brunch casserole is ideal for a crowd. Add a fruit salad and you can sit back and enjoy your company.   Cheesy bacon and egg brunch casserole Makes 12 servings Prep time: 25 minutes Cook time: 50 minutes   Ingredients 8 slices bacon 1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 loaf (8 ounces) […]

Cocoa rubbed ribs with passion fruit barbecue sauce

Cocoa powder adds a rich flavor to the spice rub. Finished with a glaze of passion fruit liqueur barbecue sauce, these tender baby back ribs are sweetly sumptuous. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours Ingredients: 3 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons McCormick Chili Powder 1 […]

Foothill dining: McCormick Flavor Forecast 2013

McCormick and Company Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, unveiled its McCormick Flavor Forecast 2013. Now in its 13th year, the report is an annual spotlight on the emerging trends in terms of flavor innovation over the next several years. “Through the Flavor Forecast, McCormick leads the way in identifying flavor trends that serve as […]

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