After spending Thanksgiving focusing on sharing a meal with friends and family it’s good to have a plan for the next day. Black Friday has become a different kind of holiday of its own, one were retailers cut their prices and consumers can get some retail therapy while still not breaking the bank. Why not use the opportunity to buy some new kitchen equipment...
In California Proposition 67, a law banning single use plastic bags, was initially scheduled to take effect in January 2015. After the law passed the trade group, American Progressive Bag Alliance (APBA) submitted at least 110 percent of the 504,760 verified signatures needed to qualify in overturning the law. Plastic manufacturers were the driving for...
November 18, 2016
Coming to the Table-
Between all of the extra holiday driving, cooking and even gift wrap that gets thrown away. It can be overwhelming at times! In fact, 25% more trash is generated in November and December than any other time of the year! On average, every American Family wraps three gifts. If we used some type of reusable material, we could save nearly...
November 18, 2016
You need a Holiday 101 Emergency kit. It should include-
1. 2 9x13 heavy duty aluminum foil trays
2. One roll of heavy duty aluminum foil
3. 6 quarts of low salt chicken broth
4. 2 twelve ounce jars of Heinz turkey gravy
5. One package of Pillsbury Pie Crust
6. 2 packages Ore Ida Steam and Mash Potatoes
For the Turkey-
October 17, 2014
Blogger Lisa Lillien a.k.a. Hungry Girl today posted a list of four "superfoods" to supercharge your diet, including quinoa, chia seeds, swiss chard, and kefir! "Time to supercharge your diet, people. Maybe you're eating these things already -- good for you! -- but maybe you're stuck in a food rut that needs a little healthy shake up," she said. Check out the...
June 9, 2015
It's always exciting when we come across chefs using Verlasso in ways we may have not see before. By discovering pictures of his beautiful meals on Instagram, we were introduced to Michael Scipione, a private chef and personal trainer with a vast knowledge of fitness and nutrition from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Michael is committed to delivering healthy,...
March 5, 2014
"It's ok to use the oceans, it's not ok to use them up." This was the succinct, and eminently tweetable, summary of the Economist Magazine’s World Ocean Summit offered by Jane Lubchenco, currently a professor at Oregon State University and former Administrator of NOAA.
To make cooking with Verlasso® salmon easy and efficient, here are a few choice tools and equipment that we like to keep around the kitchen.
With a pliant, narrow blade that thinly cuts and finely trims, a fish knife is specially designed to bone, fillet or remove the skin from salmon.
Love salmon but having trouble getting your kids to love it as well? Just one bad experience can turn a child off of healthy seafood for years. You can find tricks for getting your kids to try and love seafood here (http://ow.ly/n6CKi) And, we’ve compiled a list of five kid-friendly salmon recipes that have been tested and approved by mommy bloggers and...
It’s October, which means two things: In addition to being National Seafood Month, it’s also Oktoberfest! From Munich to Milwaukee, beer lovers are dusting off their lederhosen, brushing up on their oompah-pahs, and raising a glass to celebrate this time-honored tradition. While pretzels and brats may be standard Oktoberfest fare, we at Verlasso prefer...
This week, Verlasso®, the world’s first provider of harmoniously raised fish, and Acme Smoked Fish Corporation, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based producer and distributor of smoked fish, will unveil new Verlasso Smoked Salmon brought to you by Blue Hill Bay during the 2013 Fancy Food Show, Jan. 20-22, 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
One of the questions we often hear is: How do farmed salmon get their color? Related to this is: How is the process the same as—or different from—what happens in nature?