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Watermelon ‘Bacon’ and Summer Corn Salad

Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summertime because it’s simple, refreshing, and stands perfectly well on its own. But…what if you want to put in a little extra time and take your watermelon to the next level? That’s what happens when you dehydrate your watermelon (does taking the water out of watermelon make it…melon?) and […]

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Legoland apple fries

The Big Apple at Legoland California

If you’re looking for some good, old-fashioned, all-American fun this summer, you should see the entire country – or at least a miniature version of it – at Legoland California. Legoland’s famous Miniland USA has perfect re-creations of all of the top landmarks (and some mini surprises) at famous cities from around the country. And […]

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spaghetti ice cream and sauce

Spaghetti Ice Cream

As we roll into summer, you’re going to want to serve ice cream…and to give it an extra dose of fun, all you need is this one weird trick: Make your ice cream into “spaghetti” with a potato ricer, and top it with fresh strawberry sauce and coconut flakes for your “sauce” and “parmesan.” It’s […]

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Himalayan Salt BBQ Plank

Food Gifts for Fathers’ Day

Fathers’ Day is just around the corner, and we’ve discovered a treasure trove of fun food-themed gift ideas at the creative and socially responsible retailer UncommonGoods. UncommonGoods has so many great gifts for just about every dad, whether his style is mainstream or quirky. Best of all, the food-focused gifts we picked are all under […]

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Snackadium for the Super Bowl

What is a snackadium? A snack stadium, of course! It’s when you figure out some way to create a stadium replica out of cardboard and fill it with all of your favorite game day snacks. We just made ours for the Super Bowl, so we thought we’d share. In this case, we started with two […]

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Last-Minute Kitchen Stocking Stuffers

You’re running around and it’s the very last minute, and there’s still one more gift exchange to shop for, and gosh darn it, we have so been there and we are right there with you. That’s why we’ve put together a little list of some fun little stocking stuffers and mini-gifts for your favorite chefs […]

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