Family favorites, but hold the milkCooking for a family is...

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August 28, 1996|By Karol V. Menzie

Family favorites, but hold the milk

Cooking for a family is hard enough, but the task becomes truly daunting when family members have different dietary needs. Jan Main's new book, "The Lactose-Free Family Cookbook" (Robert Rose, Inc., $17.95), reformulates 150 popular recipes, such as Florentine lasagna, salmon mousse and lemon cheesecake, for people who cannot tolerate dairy products.

Battling cancer

Starting next month, Baltimore shoppers can help young people with cancer by buying certain items at participating grocery stores. Items will be marked and a portion of the price of each purchase will go toward building facilities and research for children with cancer and leukemia. Stores include Giant, Mars, Magruder's, Graul's, Eddie's, Safeway and Santoni's.

Chicken or egg?

There's still time to enter an original recipe in the 42nd National Chicken-Cooking Contest, sponsored by the National Broiler Council and the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association. Finalists will compete in Hilton Head, S.C., next spring for a $25,000 grand prize. Send recipes by Oct. 15 to Chicken Contest, Box 28158, Central Station, Washington, D.C. 20036. Call (202) 973-5800.

Here's the beef

BTC

A 36-page booklet called "Confident Cooking with Beef" offers directions on various cooking methods, recipes, guides to doneness, shopping tips, nutrition information, and food-safety tips, among other things. For a copy, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to National Cattlemens' Beef Association, 444 Michigan Ave., Dept. FC-CCWB, Chicago, Ill. 60611.

Pub Date: 8/28/96

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