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  • American lamb with mint chimichurri for Easter or Passover
    American lamb with mint chimichurri for Easter or Passover
    With snow falling outside today it is hard to believe that spring is only a couple weeks away. Spring is when daffodils and tulips poke their colorful blooms above the soil brightening winter’s grey. It is also a time when we start thinking...
  • Hassayampa River Preserve
    Learn about desert plants and cooking at Wickenburg's Hassayampa Preserve
    Learn about the tasty and nutritious foods found in our desert Friday, Mar.13, 9 a.m. to noon atThe Nature Conservancy's Hassayampa River Preserve.Attendees will learn when and how to harvest nutritious palo verde and mesquite beans, cactus...
  • Cooking for thousands: Not a feat to be taken lightly
    Cooking for thousands: Not a feat to be taken lightly
    Feeding more than 3,000 people each day is a monumental task. Imagine the entire population of a small city descending on a single, albeit large, restaurant at various times during the day, every day, and late into the evening. Diners demand food...
  • Fresh Fruit
    Easy, healthier meal fixes
    When looking for ways to make meals healthy, or at least healthier, adding vitamin and mineral packed foods is the way to go. Try first eliminating the unhealthy foods, or add the good stuff to a less healthy meal if you do not want to feel...
  • Fresh popcorn
    Discover why popcorn pops and experiment with popcorn recipes
    Have you ever listened to the popping of a bag of popcorn in a microwave and marveled at the miracle of tiny kernels of corn turning into fluffy pieces of crunchy goodness?A recent article in the LA Times outlines what scientists have discovered...
  • Flavoring the best of the best: Prince Edward Island Seafood Seasonings
    Flavoring the best of the best: Prince Edward Island Seafood Seasonings
    Canada's smallest province has seafood with the biggest flavor: Prince Edward Island. With all of the fresh bounty, they eat seafood like crabs, mussels, oysters and fish all the time! Unlike that show Dual Survivor, where they roast land...
  • Sugar Free cake
    Saving electricity or gas
    Today I was making a roast dinner, so had my oven on to cook the meat, stuffing, roast potatoes, and Yorkshire puddings.When they were almost cooked, I prepared a sugar free chocolate cake for my husband. The oven had been at 425 degrees, but...
  • The colour of food
    Cooking savvy: Food as eye candy
    For presentation purposes, there's nothing like colour to make a meal appetizing. And as it turns out, colour often translates into nutrition, so making a meal appealing will always end up making the meal healthier. So with these two bonus...
  • Tovolo yolk out spatula, 2015 IHA Innovation Award Finalist
    2015 IHA Innovation Award Finalists announced
    Each year Chicago hosts thousands of home and housewares companies during the annual International Home and Housewares Show. This industry event showcases both new designs and perennial favorites that consumers will want to add to their home.A...
  • Snowy Winter Meatball Stew
    Snowy Winter Meatball Stew
    In honor of the record blizzard up North and snowfall back East the mind raced to what would be a warm and gratifying meal to eat after shoveling (again) all that snow. What better than a hearty stew? Add who doesn't love a few meatballs for...
  • The Art of the App: James Beard Foundation & Kinetic Art cook up vegetables
    The Art of the App: James Beard Foundation & Kinetic Art cook up vegetables
    Most everyone knows the timeless parlor game where guests are asked to name ten famous people they’d invite to a dinner party and the fun ensues with not only the profile choices but also the reasons why. Well, in a recently-unveiled James...
  • Forks Over Knives announces online plant-based cooking course
    Forks Over Knives announces online plant-based cooking course
    This morning, February 5, 2015, Forks Over Knives, announced it is offering an online cooking course based on plant-based meals. They will do so as a result of partnering with Rouxbe Cooking School. “Cooking at home is potentially the...
  • Aarti Sequeira
    'Food Network Star' Aarti Sequeira talks cooking quick, easy - and online
    Food Network Star winner Aarti Sequeira is going back to her online roots, launching a new online cooking series for the OWNZONES digital network called 10 Minute Meals with Aarti Sequeira. She'll soon be taping ten episodes of fast,...
  • Post Super Bowl Pizza is even better after the big game
    Post Super Bowl Pizza is even better after the big game
    Congratulations to the New England Patriots for pulling off an amazing win at Super Bowl XLIX!What a great game (except for the Seattle Seahawks’ Irvin for his flagrant display of poor sportsmanship).Perfect noshing during the game so that...