At her soups and stocks storefront in The Market at the Dallas Farmers Market, Joanne Bondy offers a daily tea-infused stock that can be sipped as a warming drink. Bondy collaborates with a tea vendor in the market to create blends such as beef stock infused with Texas chili-chai tea and chicken stock flavored with lemon-basil oolong.
Tips for making Thanksgiving dinner healthier and lower in calories include reducing the amount of fat and sugar in recipes, offering whole grains instead of just stuffing and mashed potatoes, and serving steamed green beans instead of green bean casserole, said registered dietitian Theresa Shank. Use Greek yogurt instead of butter for making mashed potatoes and fill dinner plates with vegetables and lower-calories foods first, Shank said.
A buttery, fluffy loaf of American-style white bread is hard to find in supermarkets and bakeries, but the sandwich standard is simple to bake. White bread calls for a few basic ingredients that can be made into traditional loaves or swirled with sweets such as cinnamon and raisins or lemon and ginger.
Meatloaf is often thought of as a down-home comfort food, but it can be gourmet with surprising additions such as hard-cooked eggs, yogurt and Italian sausage. These three meatloaf recipes, including one for Lentil loaf with tomato sauce, help make the case.