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For The Love Of Lemons

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Can we think of anything more essential in the kitchen than fresh lemons? This sour citrus is your culinary BFF to boost your recipes and make your handiwork shine. Also, did you the fresh scent of lemon juice is a natural antidepressant? Check out our top tips of how to use these handy fruits in… more →

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Double It Up

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  Spendy day job lunches in the local deli got you down? Take that extra step and pack a lunch the night before by doubling your dinner. If you’re cooking for one, make enough for two and assemble a take-away pack while you assemble your plate so you’ll be ready to go gourmet in the… more →

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The Easy Way To Grate Ginger

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When a recipe calls for grated ginger, it’s all good and fine until you actually try to grate the stuff and it turns into a juicy mess. Next time you buy fresh ginger, store a nob in the freezer. It will last extra-long for those who tend to use ginger liberally, and grating it will… more →

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Make Your Own Desserts!

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We think desserts have a bad rap. Sure, they aren’t exactly on the healthy side. What they often are is store bought and over-processed. Even the most liberal of sweets enthusiasts are sure to come in contact with a little sugar this month, so why not get in the V Day spirit, and try your… more →

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Roasting Makes Everything Better!

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When the cold weather strikes, the oven dials start turning, and our olive oil supply is in constant need of replenishing, it can only mean one thing– roasting season is here! Is there a better way to heat your house AND enjoy a home cooked meal? If there is, we haven’t heard it. What we… more →

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Eat With People

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In the dead of winter, it’s easy to feel low. The holidays are over and the sun sets before 5 in the afternoon. The freezing weather keeps us pent up inside, often alone, resulting in cabin fever of epic proportions. If the January blues are getting to you, why not take this opportunity to share meals… more →

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Don’t Bring Down Your Dinner

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You know what ruins good food? An awful presentation. Spending hours in the kitchen simmering and sauteing expensive and exotic ingredients wont hold a note once you serve it up in plastic. For some, a full set of fancy china can seem frivolous but eating off it will boost your mood toward your food making… more →

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Scrap and Save

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Cooking with vegetables is awesome (duh) but the inedible pieces produce a lot of waste. Tough skins, woody tops, hard cores, and stray leaves often end up in the garbage can for lack of a better place. Why don’t you save your scraps for vegetable stock? Try keeping a scrap bowl nearby when cooking to… more →

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Hold On To Your Yogurt Containers

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Re-use yogurt containers and plastic quart containers to store leftovers. The planet will thank you, and you can save your sturdier tupperwear for toting to work, school, and potlucks. Yogurt containers stack well in the fridge, and their uniform look keeps your shelves look sustainably tidy. Keep homemade granola, trail mix, and other bulk items… more →