Archive for Author: Manju Karkare

When in India…..

I always enjoy local cuisine no matter where I am. It is especially true when I am in India. Eat fresh, eat local has always been the mantra here. Growing up here, I remember the seasons of grapes, mango, chikkoo (a delicious brown, sweet fruit), leafy greens, govar beans, tondali (small green gourds that grow…

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Bring the fall colors to your plate

Autumn is all around us! The trees are displaying blazing warm colors while there is a crisp cool in the air. The seasonal produce this time of the year has the same potential to bring the fall beauty to your menu. A variety of squash, acorn, butternut, spaghetti, pumpkin and more have the wonderful earthy…

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New look to the Nutrition Facts Label

Have you spotted the new Nutrition Facts label lately? It has begun to show up on the shelves on some products.¬†In May 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration¬†finalized¬†the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts Label and Serving Size final rules and set the compliance date for July 26, 2018, with an additional year to comply…

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