Meal Times

HEARTY MEALS For Chilly Evenings

October 11, 2013

FAMILY FEATURES Brisk autumn evenings call for warm, homemade meals that bring the family together around the dinner table. Dishes that deliver savory flavors are sure to win over their hearts, as well as warm them. If your taste buds call for a fall classic, cuddle up with a pip ing hot bowl of chili…. [Read More]

Potato salad is the perfect dish for a picnic or potluck

June 8, 2013

FAMILY FEATURES No picnic or potluck is complete without potato salad. Whether it’s served warm, cold, creamy, cheesy or with a splash of vinegar, the dish is a true American cookout classic. Potato salads are easy to make and even easier to pack full of flavor. Craft your own potato salad by cutting a delicious,… [Read More]

Sweet Celebrations

May 11, 2013

Meal Times Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or an everyday moment, ice cream treats are always welcome on the menu. These sweet recipes are sure to make any occasion a little more fun. Fried Ice Cream Sticks: Developed by innovative baking master and Blue Bunny ice cream flavor creator Chef Duff Goldman, this recipe… [Read More]

Start the Day Right with Protein at Breakfast

April 28, 2013

Starting the day right with a good breakfast helps set the tone for your day. In fact, studies show that kids who eat breakfast have better scores on math, reading and standardized tests; are better able to pay attention; and have fewer absences and incidences of tardiness, compared to breakfast skippers. But is your breakfast… [Read More]

Superfoods: Foods with benefits (part 4)

April 12, 2013

Talking Health with Dr. Carter Owner, Carter Drug Store By Dr. Lester Carter Hippocrates had it right around 300 B.C. when he advised, “Make thy food thy medicine, and thy medicine thy food.” (We’re slow learners as a race, aren’t we?) We discuss 10 superfoods. Traditionally defined, these foods have exceptional properties. A grocery list… [Read More]

Dress Up Dessert

April 12, 2013

Family Features Classic sweet treats like pound cake are delicious on their own — and with a few simple ingredients, they can be dressed up to make any day more special. These recipes highlight the classic, homemade taste of Sara Lee Pound Cake. The newest addition, Lemon Pound Cake, is made with real lemon juice,… [Read More]

Home Cooking That’s Flavorful and Healthier

January 3, 2013

All across the country, food lovers are cooking up something wholesome and flavorful. They are making a commitment to eating better on their own terms by making more meals at home. They are finding that home cooking with real ingredients is inherently healthier — and it’s surprisingly easy. With a few simple changes, you can… [Read More]

Celebrate the holidays with Seafood

December 27, 2012

The holidays are the perfect time to gather with your nearest and dearest to create lasting memories. But who says you have to follow the same traditions as in years past? For a fresh take on the holidays, celebrate with a Spanish-inspired feast of seafood. Seafood is a culinary mainstay in various parts of Spain,… [Read More]

Very Merry Holiday Bites

December 20, 2012

Holiday parties should be fun — so why not serve up some tasty appetizers with a creative seasonal twist that will be sure to spice up your gathering? These clever bites start with versatile party favorites Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies — and then the fun begins. Start off with an impressive — and edible —… [Read More]