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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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Cranberry Molasses Chicken

Get Organic, Grass-Fed Meats Through ButcherBox

Like many families, we try ensure that the meat we eat is high-quality and sustainable. And like many families with teenagers, we just can’t keep enough meat in the house. (Seriously – every day – our kid comes home from school asking for steaks, burgers, and/or chicken!). Recently, we were introduced to ButcherBox – a […]

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family stromboli

4th Annual Stromboli Contest

It’s the Christmas holiday season, which means it’s time for family togetherness, special kindnesses, and of course, stromboli-making. Regular visitors know that our family has a stromboli contest each year in which participants both young and old come up with their best ideas for filling a stromboli and we face off against each other in […]

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Never-Fail Brisket

The Jolly Tomato family happily shares both Jewish and Christian traditions…and during the Jewish high holiday season (this year Rosh Hashanah is September 24-26 and Yom Kippur is October 3-4), we have to make sure our brisket game is in top form. Fortunately, this year, just as we were starting to think more and more […]

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Hunger Challenge Day 3

OK, as predicted, I was way too confident yesterday. Today, the Hunger Challenge got a whole lot more complicated. 1) I came into contact with other food, and I caved. Mr. Jolly Tomato, who had a work meeting for lunch (I will subtract $1.57 from the total grocery allotment for his meal), brought home a bunch […]

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Fun Food Friday: Tamales

In honor of the Christmas holiday, we’ve got a special Fun Food episode just for today: tamales. For those who aren’t familiar with tamales, they’re delicious little packets of savory masa (a corn-based dough), usually filled with beef or pork, all wrapped up in a nice little corn husk and then steamed to perfection. They’re […]

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