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News For Week of March 2, 2015

CELEBRATE THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Monday, March 2): It is the 50-year anniversary of one of my favorite musicals of all time: Julie Andrews and “The Sound of Music” 50‑year anniversary. There’s one song that never made it to the movie, and it was when Julie Andrews, up on the hillside with her guitar, she's singing to her kids. Maybe you remember the song that you heard in the movie, but this is actually the Produce song from that movie. Are you ready for this? A, is for the Apple of my eye. B, it stands for Broccoli. C,

News For Week of February 23, 2015

PORTABELLA PIZZA SAUCE (Monday, February 23):  Well, we're going to make a Portabella pizza and, of course, any pizza starts with what? I know, the dough, but it also starts with the sauce. You have to have the right sauce. So I want to teach you how to make your very own sauce. We're just going to take some Tomato sauce here, just regular Tomato sauce; I'm just going to pour it in there, that's all I need. And then we're going to get some Italian herb seasoning, that's all you need. Italian herb seasoning, you with me so far? No

News For Week of February 16, 2015

STORING GREEN ONIONS (Monday, February 16): Well, Gong Hay Fat Choy, it is Happy New Year. Well, it begins this week. Chinese New Year, year 4713, it is the Year of the Sheep. I have no idea what that means, but there's something that Year of the Sheep means for those born of the Year of the Sheep. So I thought I'd start out this week about some of the basics of Asian cooking, and one of the basic ingredients are Onions. They not only use Bulb Onions, but they use a lot of Green Onions just like this. And this time of year what I wa

News For Week of February 9, 2015

JELL‑O AND APPLE TREATS (Monday, February 9): Hey, I thought it would be fun this week ‑‑ we're getting you ready for Valentine's, plus it's also Jell‑O week. So I figured: Well, I'll do both at once, getting you ready for Valentine's Day and a little bit of Jell‑O, it is Jell‑O week. So what I'm doing with these Red Apples: I'm just thinly slicing these into segments, just like this. What I'm going to do with these Apples: Follow me, I've got some Strawberry Jell‑O right here ‑‑ you can get the fat‑free, the sugar‑free ‑‑ I'm ju

News For Week of February 2, 2015

FUN WAYS TO EAT KIWIFRUIT (Monday, February 2): What a Super Bowl, and there are a couple ways to win a Super Bowl: Offense, defense, maybe a combination of both. But, you know, today is also Groundhog Day, which makes it: Kiwifruit Day. So in my little plastic bag I do happen to have a couple Kiwifruit. So I thought it'd be fun: How many ways can you eat a Kiwifruit? Well, there's a couple ways I can think of. Of course, you could just pick one up and eat it just like an Apple. That's easy. You can cut them in half, an

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