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Tips on entertaining, new product reviews, simple recipes and more from GateHouse News Service. Learn about nutrition, new and \x34trendy\x34 foods you may see at the market, and food and cooking vocabulary. Take our weekly quiz and get a weekly cookbook review.
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Number to Know



54 percent: Barefoot Bubbly recently commissioned a survey to learn how Americans are planning to celebrate New Year’s Eve this year. Though some will head out for a night on the town, more than half (54 percent) intend to skip long lines and high prices by celebrating at home.



— Brandpoint



Food Quiz



About how many varieties of apples are there worldwide?



A. 5,000



B. 7,500



C. 10,000



D. 12,500



Answer at bottom of rail.



Wise to the Word



Waxy potato: Waxy white and red potatoes have less starch and more moisture than russets and other high-starch potatoes. This low-moisture content makes them ideal for boiling, mashing, roasting or frying. New potatoes have a waxy texture and thin skins, meaning they keep their shape in potato salads and can be pan roasted.



— Cookthink



The Dish On…



"Happy Herbivore Light & Lean: Over 150 Low-Calorie Recipes with Workout Plans for Looking and Feeling Great," by Lindsay S. Nixon.



With easy, no-fuss recipes, the bestselling "Happy Herbivore" cookbooks show how easy, affordable and delicious eating healthy can be. Now, in her latest cookbook, "Happy Herbivore" chef Lindsay S. Nixon provides recipes that put a special emphasis on weight-loss and a set of exercises that, like her recipes, are quick, easy and produce great results.



— Amazon



Food Quiz answer



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