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Celebrating the most wonderful time of the year often means gathering with family and friends and putting your most festive foot forward to continue holiday traditions that have been passed down through generations. At Midwest Dairy, we also know that dairy products play an important role during the holidays - really, what is baking without butter?
Cookie swaps, holiday pot lucks, teacher gifts, the list of occasions for which to bake this time of year goes on and on. But the debate we often have while reading recipes – “Butter or margarine?” – can now be settled. The answer is always butter! Let me explain why.
What makes the perfect pairing with both gouda cheese and iced coffee? Think beyond crackers and whipped cream. While this may not sound practical, milk jam is a sweet and gooey addition to any holiday dish. Recently Midwest Dairy hosted the inaugural #DairyDelicious culinary event in Illinois, featuring Chef Paul Virant.
The holidays are here! Festive parties, special events and family gatherings dot our calendars all month long. And, at the center of it all is food. How can your family enjoy the season’s goodies without overdoing it?
While we wait for Mother Nature to catch up to the season, I’m not wasting any time thinking about fall favorites. When the temperature drops, warm and tasty soups, fondues, sauces and pasta dishes gravitate toward our tables. Yet, have you ever tried to melt natural cheese and ended up with a clumpy, oily mess?
From bonfires, to sporting events, Halloween, pumpkin patches, apple-picking and more, fall has an abundance of fun seasonal activities. How do you enjoy autumn’s popular activities and heartier comfort foods, and still make healthier eating decisions?
The new school year is upon us, and my son, Topher, and I are on a mission to make it the best one yet. He’s a 6th grader, which means he’s now in middle school (sniff, sniff). And with middle school comes greater responsibility. While I will let his teachers define what this means in the classroom, I am going to work with him on what this means at home.
Midwest Dairy asked you to take the #Dairy3forMe pledge, and goodness you delivered! You shared the importance of getting three daily servings of dairy, and the real ways you incorporate dairy into a healthful diet.