Desserts are low fat, but luscious as everWhat do...

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April 24, 1996|By Karol V. Menzie

Desserts are low fat, but luscious as ever

What do upside-down apple pie, peach and tart cherry shortcakes and chocolate mousse a l'orange have in common, besides being scrumptious desserts? They're all low-fat -- and -- there are 147 more recipes where those come from, in the "The Eating Well Dessert Cookbook" (Eating Well Books, $15.95). Recipes are extensively tested and have just 3 to 7 grams of fat. A profile of Chesapeake Bay, a guide to its edible denizens such as blue crabs, rockfish and oysters, along with 12 recipes are part of an expanded brochure on Maryland seafood. For a free copy, write: "Consumer's Guide to Maryland Seafood," Maryland Seafood Marketing, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, Md.

Team cooking

A new category for groups or organizations has been added to this year's Newman's Own recipe contest. Top prize is $50,000 donated to the winner's favorite charity. Entries are due by Aug. 1. Rules will appear in May Good Housekeeping; or send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Newman's Own, Inc. & Good Housekeeping Recipe Contest, P.O. Box 8010, Westport, Conn. 06888.

Buttered up

First it was flavored oils and vinegars, now flavored butters are entering the culinary scene. Land o' Lakes has introduced honey butter and roasted garlic butter with olive oil. The butters cost about about $1.69 for 8 ounces.

Pub Date: 4/24/96

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