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5-Ingredient Chicken on the Grill!

It’s summertime, and cooking needs to be light to suit the weather. What could be lighter than a lovely Mediterranean fare? Try this fun and easy chicken recipe: it’s light, simple, and your family is sure to love it!

Kalamata and picholine olives add salty flavor to this 5-ingredient dish. Serve it over couscous with dressed greens on the side. Consider adding other fresh veggies (like red or orange bell peppers, cucumber, or scallions). This versatile dish can adapt to whatever you have on hand!

The 5 Ingredients: 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Food & Celebrations: Weddings!

‘Tis the season! Chances are, you’ve been invited to a wedding or two this summer. Food is an integral part of any celebration, but brides and grooms alike agonize over what to serve.

Around the world, weddings share common ground. No matter what religion or culture to which the bride and groom belong, the typical wedding is a joint celebration for the families that involves a wedding cake and traditional foods. Foods that feature prominently in weddings around the world may include:

    National Lollipop Day!

    It’s National Lollipop Day. Take a few minutes to read this history of the lollipop as you enjoy one or two!

    According to the National Confectioners Association, eating sugar from a stick likely dates from prehistoric times, when people licked honey off the stick used to scrape it from the beehive.

    The ancient Arabs, Chinese, and Egyptians made fruit and nut confections candied in honey, which may also have been eaten from sticks, owing to the stickiness of the confection.

    French Food: C’est Si Bon!

    Tomorrow is the French national day, known in the U.S. as Bastille Day, so we at Bliss Shurfine decided to talk about French food.

    French meals usually consist of three courses: the entrée (introductory course, sometimes soup), the plat principal (main course), fromage (cheese course) and/or dessert, sometimes with a salad offered before the cheese or dessert for digestion.