Ina Garten details how she creates a cheese board, which involves making it look warm and presentable. She lays down four fig leaves on the board. Grapes add height just off-center. Ina adds the cheeses next: blue cheese, a hard cheese and a creamy cheese. She then adds foods that will complement the cheeses and add color to the board, including apricots, crackers, salted rosemary shortbread and dried peaches. The final touch is fig compote set in a fig-leaf cup.
About one in three adults have high blood pressure. One step to improve or prevent high blood pressure is to lower your salt intake -- especially from the biggest source, processed foods. These days many manufacturer's offer "low-sodium" or "no salt-added" foods, but labels can be confusing. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
I love eating fresh strawberries all by themselves, but there many other delicious ways to enjoy them. You’d better hurry and give these 5 recipes a try as these red gems are in season for only a short time.
A one-stop meal, casseroles make an easy weeknight dinner (and next day lunch). But many recipes call for cups (yes, cups!) of mayo, cans of creamy soup or lots of heavy cream—you may as well have “911” on redial for the after dinner coronary. Here are our top 5 lighter casseroles that’ll keep your waist slim and your heart in tip top shape.
With hundreds of cheeses now available at the grocery store and in cheese shops, buying cheese can be downright intimidating. But rather than approaching the cheese counter with dread, think of buying cheese as a fun adventure.