Mindy Kobrin

Kitchen Tips

SPRING BLOOM: GUIDE TO SEASONAL PRODUCE

SPRING…we’ve been dreaming about you. Today’s the day, the first day of colorful, bountiful Spring. This season combines sensations as vibrant as purple lilacs, crisp green string beans and ruby red rhubarb-strawberry pie. Add these fruits and vegetables to your market list this season: Artichokes Asparagus Avocados Blueberries Carrots Cucumbers Fava…

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USE IT OR LOSE IT: SOLUTIONS FOR LEFTOVER KITCHEN INGREDIENTS – CUCUMBERS

It’s probably happened to you a million times. You’re making a lovely salad for lunch or dinner and you only really need half of that crunchy, refreshing cucumber. You put the rest in the fridge but forget about it until you find a soggy mess in your produce drawer. I…

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KID-FRIENDLY ICE POPS

As a kid in summer there is nothing better than taking a break from playing outside and cooling down with a sticky sweet ice pop.  As I write, the memories of red and blue stained lips become so vivid…and happy.  There are many names for this delicious frozen treat: ice…

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MEDITERRANEAN FLATBREAD

The ingredients pictured here are great for a heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. Have a favorite summer pizza topping combo?  Want to grill something other than meat and chicken?  Check out this Mediterranean Flatbread Dough recipe that makes any topping shine brighter than the Chrysler Building!  Our waist-friendly DIY recipe is a…

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