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Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Love, and ‘Atypical’ Kids

You’re going to see a lot of chocolate covered strawberries in this post because a) they’re delicious and super-easy to make; and b) they represent the character Sam’s bumbling effort at courtship in the irresistible new show “Atypical” on Netflix. “Atypical” is a coming of age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an […]

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La Tortilla Factory

Summertime is Tortilla Time

If you don’t already associate summer with tortillas, you must not have ever had a hot and fresh tortilla off the grill. And if you don’t already use tortillas lavishly throughout all of your summer meals, now’s the time to start. We got on a recent tortilla kick after talking with tortilla expert Sam Tamayo. […]

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Cherry Bourbon Sour, left, and Watermelon Mojito, right, with the Watermelon-Heirloom Tomato Salad at True Food Kitchen

A Plant-Centric Summer Menu at True Food Kitchen

It’s summertime, which means that the chefs at True Food Kitchen are going all-out with the super-fresh, farm-ripened fruits and veggies that are a mainstay of the restaurant’s plant-centric cuisine. Watermelon? Check! (And it comes in red and yellow!). Heirloom tomatoes? Check! (And they’re super-sweet!). Fresh corn? Check! (And of course it’s non-GMO.) We had […]

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Enjoy Your #MomSneak ‘Me Time’ – and a Netflix Giveaway

Update: The giveaway is now closed. Thanks to everyone for entering, and congrats to our winner Dee! How’s your summer going? If you need some much-needed “me time,” or if you find yourself doing the old “Mom Sneak” (sneaking away to watch your favorite shows), we’ve got a Netflix giveaway for you: a six-month subscription […]

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101AsianDishes

101 Asian Dishes You Need To Cook Before You Die

If you’re familiar with Chef Jet Tila, you know that he’s insightful, funny, and completely engaging… and that’s why it’s no surprise that the title of his new book, “101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die,” is an immediate grabber. We had a chance to meet Chef Tila at Melissa’s Produce, and […]

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Caulipower

Southwestern Plant-Based Pizza

Like many of us who are trying to steer our diets into a more plant-based direction, you may have tried to make a cauliflower pizza crust recently. And if you’re like me, your results might have been mixed. The good news is, Caulipower has figured out how to make a cauliflower pizza crust really well […]

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Yogurtland

Behind the Scenes at Yogurtland

If you love frozen yogurt, you probably know Yogurtland, one of the country’s most popular frozen yogurt chains. Yogurtland is known for its wide variety of handcrafted flavors and fresh toppings. You walk in, choose from up to 16 flavors, and then add your own toppings ranging from fresh strawberries to mochi to Cap’n Crunch. […]

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