Posts Tagged 'cheese'

Foodie Friday: Netflix for Foodies–Salt, Fat, Acid Heat

Chef Samin Nosrat is a foodie with an appreciation of the fundamental elements of great cooking. A celebrated food writer and educator, she shares what she’s learned from the formative food experiences in her life—such as her initial training at the lauded farm-to-table landmark Chez Panisse—and guides food fans through the essentials of cooking with contagious enthusiasm for the extraordinary ingredients, masterful techniques, and vibrant cultures she celebrates.

Today, we’ll look at the message of her acclaimed cookbook and current docuseries on Netflix and see what makes it such an appetizing treat for foodie readers and viewers.

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Foodie Friday: Futuristic, Flavorful, and Fascinating–5 Food Trends for 2019

At the beginning of each new year, we like to look ahead to what exciting flavors, innovative products, and creative culinary approaches are expected to take the food industry by storm.

Today, we’ll explore 5 food and beverage trends for 2019 so you can be on the lookout for what’s new, fresh, and appetizing in your supermarket, on restaurant menus, and across the high-tech food scene.

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Foodie Friday: Convenient, Portable Protein for Healthy Snacking

 

The days of justifying grabbing a candy bar or bag of chips are over: The golden age of healthy, convenient snacking has arrived. Today, we’ll look at the innovative ways food companies offer up quick and easy protein-rich alternatives to fill the on-the-go junk-food void.

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Foodie Friday: Flavors That’ll Make You Melt–It’s Grilled Cheese Month!

Pull out the panini press, grab your spatulas, and grate up your favorite cheddar: It’s National Grilled Cheese Month!

In honor of this beloved comfort food, we’re sharing some expert advice for making the best grilled cheese sandwich, as well as sharing some gourmet grilled cheese recipes from the cheese connoisseurs of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Say cheese!

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Foodie Friday: Getting Your Goat–Why Foodies Love Goat Cheese

It’s no secret that we here at Foodie Friday really love cheese. What’s not to love? Cheese is delicious, nutritious, and is scientifically proven to make you happy. Yet for those with an intolerance of the potentially pesky protein known as casein, traditional cow’s milk dairy is a no-go. That’s why cheese-loving foodies can turn to other milk-making ruminants for tasty, allergy-friendly products. Today, we consider the charms, characteristics, and cheesy delights of goat cheese.

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Foodie Friday: The Experience “Sweet Spot” — My IDDBA Message, Part 3

Happy Foodie Friday! Today, I’ll wrap up our dive into my IDDBA17 presentation, Experiences that Engage, with part 3—hitting the experience “sweet spot”—and share a world-class example of how it’s done in the food industry. /

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - February 5, 2016: View of Morro Dois Irmaos (Two Brothers Mountain) and Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Brazil is a vibrant, colorful melting pot of cultural influences, so what better backdrop for the celebration of international pride that is the 2016 Summer Olympics? Their South American cuisine incorporates world-wide treasures from European countries like Portugal, Italy, Spain, and Germany to African and Middle-Eastern techniques and flavor profiles. Today, we take a look at some of the delicious foods Brazil is known for—and give you some tasty ideas for your own Rio-ready Olympics viewing party!

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Foodie Friday: Go Team! March Madness Game-Day Snacks

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This weekend is one of the most exciting events of the year: the Sweet 16 games of March Madness! As a youngster growing up in Indiana, I would imagine making the game-winning shot to win a hard-fought victory over an arch-rival team. Sometimes it would take me 2 or 3 attempts (thank goodness for “re-dos”). Nowadays, my participation in the exciting moments of big games is confined to screaming at the TV screen or cheering from the stands.  One thing I do still enjoy, however, is the food that goes along with major sporting events of this type.  Today, we’ll look at some game-day favorites to whip up—the perfect shareable snacks to keep you energized as you cheer on your team.

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In Defense of Rot: 5 Reasons We Love Fermentation

 

charcuterie and cheese platters on a white backgroundAs Hamlet’s associate once noted, “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” He may as well have been referring to a nice Havarti cheese. Fermentation is bringing the science of spoil to the mainstream culinary scene. Today’s Foodie Friday celebrates fermentation and five areas those tiny but mighty microorganisms transform the food and drinks we know and love. (more…)

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