From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
The end of winter is always the time when I want some new fruit! I love the apples and citrus that are available at the market, but I need a change. That’s when I turned to the dried stuff and look for ways to experiment with them in dishes.
Finally…plum season has arrived! This juicy stone fruit is only in season a short period of time. Be sure to enjoy it while it lasts!
During the cold winter months, the availability of fresh fruit may be more limited. This is the perfect time to grab for dried varieties – or is it?
Can you use dried herbs instead of fresh?
During the winter, fresh fruits are limited in many parts of the country. Luckily, we can turn to dried fruit with all its nutritional goodness.
Learn why Food Network Kitchens loves to used freeze dried fruit in its recipes!
If you like store-bought sun-dried tomatoes, you’ll love them dried from the oven. Although they take some time to cook or bake, it’s pretty straightforward —cook those babies low and slow.
Swap chicken or fish for dried beans once or twice a week — you'll save money, take in fewer calories and enjoy beans' many nutritional benefits.
We’re giving away 12 bags of goVida (four of each flavor) to two lucky, randomly-selected commenters.
We’re giving away one 6-pack of each Crispy Fruit flavor and two bags of each FruitziO flavor to two lucky, randomly selected commenters.