Helping busy moms
The editors of Working Mother magazine, who specialize in dispensing advice on how to meet the demands of careers and families, have published a cookbook of the magazine's most popular recipes and timesaving tips. Included are recipes for 29-minute meals, suggestions for freezing meals and weekly dinner plans. Suggested price, $24.95.
The wonder of wasabi
Wasabi may do more than add a kick to Japanese sushi. The pungent green horseradish also could prevent tooth decay, according to findings presented at a recent scientific meeting sponsored in part by the American Chemical Society. Researchers from Japan found that chemicals in wasabi inhibit the growth of bacteria that causes dental decay.
Fresh ideas on fruit
Wondering what to do with all the fruit you received in holiday fruit baskets? Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. has come up with a list of ideas, including recipes for pineapples, oranges, apples, pears and mangos. The suggestions can be found on the Web at www.fruits.com.
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