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Sept. 14, 2012
Ice Cream Creativity
Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, produces 185,000 gallons of ice cream a year. Standard flavors like vanilla, cookies and cream and cookie dough sell best, but staff at the university...
Aug. 17, 2012
The Allure of Garlic
Garlic is one of the most commonly used items by chefs. According to the Ag Marketing Resource Center, in 2010 the average person consumed 2.3 pounds of garlic. This month, FSD talked with...
July 25, 2012
A Cut Above
Chuck may not sound appetizing to some diners, but the shoulder of the cattle has some of the most flavorful cuts on the animal. The chuck tender, teres major, petite tender, butcher’s cut...
June 18, 2012
The ongoing search for new and exciting flavors has led many non-commercial chefs to branch out from what consumers might consider “traditional” yogurt. These chefs are now...
May 17, 2012
Cabbage Patch Meals
Crucifer may rhyme with Lucifer, but there’s nothing devilish about the huge family of vegetables that includes cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower. In fact, some research indicates...
March 26, 2012
Brown Rice’s Healthy Side
Rice has been a staple of many world cuisines for ages. Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern and some Latino cultures have relied on this starch in all its various forms as the basis for many dishes. But...
March 13, 2012
Whey to Go
When it comes to cheese, it seems many chefs never tire of dreaming up new recipes. Some even say they now find success with cheese substitutes that fill growing requests from vegans and lactose-...
Feb. 12, 2012
Sweet on Citrus
Buying local products is great in theory. But it’s not always so practical in reality. The fact is, when it comes to citrus, most people can’t get it from neighboring farms...
Jan. 15, 2012
Shelling Out Variety
Whether offered at breakfast, lunch or dinner, eggs are finding their way onto the plates of more and more customers, according to many non-commercial chefs. This increased demand has led to the...
Jan. 4, 2012
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