HOUSTON -- Rice Epicurean Markets here has enlisted the help of some real salsa experts -- 6th, 7th and 8th graders -- to develop a sauce that will debut on store shelves in May.
"Project Epicurean," as the program is known, was the brainchild of Scott Silverman, vice president of specialty foods for the markets. It is a partnership with Memorial Middle School in the Spring Branch Independent School District. Middle-school students will research, design and develop the sauce. State an