Produce Matters.

NOTE TO READERS: The original version of this article originally appeared in the February 2016 issue of Produce Business magazine.   Suvir and I have been watching the slow cooking trend with great amusement. The goal seems to be preparing food faster…in a slower manner. The social mindset driving this trend is very understandable. We’re living in a… Read more »

Produce Matters.

NOTE TO READERS: A shorter version of this article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Produce Business magazine. By Amy Myrdal Miller and Suvir Saran   Together we’ve been exploring the world of produce for nearly 10 years, discussing and debating strategies for creating deliciousness. We’ve done this on stage at professional conferences,… Read more »

Building a Balanced Diet, Food & Flavor, Heritage.

By Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN   Disclosure Statement: Amy is a National Dairy Council Ambassador. While she was not explicitly paid to write this blog, she receives an annual honorarium from the National Dairy Council to promote the nutrition, health, and culinary benefits of dairy products, including fluid milk, yogurt, and cheese.   Protein…. Read more »

Advice from Mom, Drought.

by Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN I’m hearing more and more often from female friends the phrase, “I’m becoming my mother.” Sometimes this is said proudly, more often a bit ruefully. Right now, I’m desperately trying to become my mother when it comes to water management.. My mom grew up during the Great Depression. She… Read more »

Food & Flavor.

By Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN Founder & President of Farmer’s Daughter Consulting…and well-known kale hater… ‘Tis the season for love, but I’ve been thinking the past few days about things I hate, like ingredients that capture the attention of chefs, product developers, women’s magazines, and home cooks and dominate our food conversation for far… Read more »