As you prepare your favorite marinades this summer, remember that not all cooking oils are created equal. But have no fear, good-for-you grilling can be as easy as using a heart healthy oil, such as Mazola® Corn Oil. According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, corn oil can significantly reduce both total and so-called "bad" LDL cholesterol more than extra virgin olive oil. In fact, Mazola Corn Oil has four times more cholesterol blocking plant sterols than olive oil and 40 percent more than canola oil. What's more, because of its neutral taste, corn oil won't interfere with the natural flavors of your favorite foods and ingredients. Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Widely recognized as portable and tasty, grapes are an easy way to enjoy an extra serving of fruit. But not only are grapes a super snack, they're a terrific fresh ingredient to enhance
Yes, with a burst of juicy flavor, fresh grapes can make good-for-you foods taste even better. Vibrant color, crunch and a light touch of sweetness make them an unexpected but appealing addition to countless dishes.
These recipes show how grapes balance the distinct flavor of Brussels sprouts; complement smoky mozzarella; provide a palatepleasing texture to tofu kabobs and complement the global flavors of a Thai salad.
In addition to great taste and versatility, grapes are also healthy. They are a natural source of antioxidants and other polyphenols, which contribute to a healthy heart.
If your outdoor grilling menu calls for easy, gluten-free dishes to accompany your favorite flame-kissed foods, sorghum may be your secret to success. Sorghum, an ancient cereal grain, is a highly versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide range of preparations, such as leavened and unleavened breads, fermented and unfermented beverages, and a host of flour-based foods such as pizza dough, pastas and cereals. It can also be consumed in place of whole grain in countless recipes and as a syrup. Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The most important national holiday in Mexico? September 16: Mexican Independence Day. The most famous elsewhere, with parties and great Mexican cuisine? May 5! These Cinco de Mayo recipes will help get the fiesta started! Take a look at how to stock the Mexican kitchen and check out the recipes here. Wednesday, April 29, 2015
If the idea of longer, warmer days has you reaching for the tongs, it's time to get your grilling game on before the season is in full swing. May is National Barbecue Month and here are some ideas Serving family and friends the most mouth-watering grilled entrees with ease requires a little know-how and a few crowd-pleasing recipes. From versatile chicken to hearty ribs to tender seafood, it's never been more fun to incorporate new flavors into grilled cuisine. Wednesday, April 22, 2015