Entries by Nick's of Clinton

The Best Cuts of Meat and How to Cook Them

When a skilled butcher creates different cuts of steak from a cow, you end up with a lot of delicious meat. But each cut has a different flavor and texture. Knowing what to choose and how to cook it can be confusing, especially when you walk into your local grocery store and see it all […]

Spring Fruits and Vegetables: A Guide to Seasonal Produce

As you think about the health and wellbeing of both yourself and your family, what you eat is a big part of that. If you’re planning your menu—either for regular weeknight dinners or for a special event you’re hosting—incorporating seasonal produce is a win for everyone. Here’s a guide to seasonal produce in Maryland, as […]

How to Pack a Valentine’s Day Lunch Your Kids Will Love

The countdown to Valentine’s Day is on — and it’s a holiday that your kids can enjoy just as much as the adults. Fortunately, you can help make it special for your young ones by shaking up how you do school lunches. Here are several ideas to help you pack a Valentine’s Day lunch your […]

Healthy Eating Tips to Kick Off the New Year

As we enter the new year, there’s no better time than the present to think about how to be the best version of yourself. Part of unleashing your full potential is improving your mental and physical health. One of the best ways to start feeling healthier is to rethink your food choices. At Nick’s of […]

Christmas Dinner—Choosing the Best Sides

With Christmas just around the corner, now’s the time to start planning your holiday menu if you’ll be hosting this year. At Nick’s of Clinton, we have everything you need for Christmas dinner, from the main dishes to the perfect desserts. If you’re struggling to decide which sides to serve, we have you covered with […]

Deep Frying Your Turkey

If you’ve always roasted your Thanksgiving turkey, you’ve done what most do with those huge birds. There’s nothing wrong with following tradition, and the results are probably pretty tasty.  But a new trend has emerged that involves deep frying turkeys. It produces even better results than you could imagine. But the practice isn’t for the […]

A Week of Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

When school is back in session, that means it’s time to start packing lunches again. Filing an entire week with delicious and nutritious lunch items that your kids will eat can be an ongoing challenge. Assembling lunches can be harder than it seems, especially if you have fussy eaters and want to keep things reasonably […]

Portion Sizes – What Does a Serving Look Like?

No matter what kind of food you enjoy eating, how much of it you consume matters. Even if you eat nutrient-rich food, it’s a good idea to stay mindful of what you eat so that you can maintain a balanced diet.  But how are you supposed to keep track of what’s going into your body? […]