Food for Thought — #balsamic

The Art of Dressing

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The Art of Dressing

Many of us think salad dressing as a thing, a noun. However, the art of salad dressing is also a verb: it’s a process. There is a whole world of dressings, from the pour of pure olive oil and a drizzle of vinegar with no whisking or measuring involved — to the most complex, the blended kinds with multiple ingredients. There’s a place for all of these in the world of salad. However, the one most often used, the most depended upon, is the mother of all dressings, the vinaigrette. To properly dress a salad, only three ingredients are needed: an acid (like vinegar – traditional, balsamic,...

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Pear-fection

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Pear-fection
Each pear has its own unique story of how it came to be. The sweet, juicy, buttery textured pear, from which our vomFASS Williams Christ Pear Balsamic Star is made is no exception…

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Salads for Days

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Salads for Days
Prep for the school or work week once, and then enjoy the rest of your week! Container or jar salads are a delightful and convenient way to enjoy fresh and healthy meals.  7-Step Guide on how to layer a jar salad...

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Creative Grilling

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Creative Grilling
Kabobs offer a canvas for combining various flavors, textures, and ingredients to create delicious and visually appealing dishes.

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Master of Disguise

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Master of Disguise

Abundance This time of year, the long-suffering zucchini is the butt of quite a few jokes. But we really don’t understand why. Here’s a vegetable (well, technically a fruit) that gets along with everyone and everything. It is genuinely the ever-generous "nice guy." This plant is so charitable that there is actually a national Surprise your Neighbor with a Zucchini on their Porch Day.  Multi-purpose The beauty of a zucchini is that its unassuming, slightly nutty, slightly sweet flavor can play the lead actor or be the secret sidekick, with equal aplomb. With gentle culinary manipulation it can be an appetizer, soup,...

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