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Baby Artichokes

True confession: Artichokes scare me  a little bit. I didn’t grow up eating them (or cooking them, for that matter), and they’re so big…and beautiful…and intimidating.  Of course I love looking at them in the farmers’ market. And if someone else wants to prepare them, I’m happy to eat them – I think they’re delicious. […]

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Green Chopsticks

And now, for something a little different…Today we’re heading behind the factory doors where your food is being made. We got an invitation to tour the Green Chopsticks dumpling factory, and since we like to know all about our food and where it comes from, we were happy to take advantage of the company’s open-door […]

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Hunger Challenge Day 5

OK, so remember that $8.99 chicken we roasted one night, and then chopped it up the next night for tacos? We are still not willing to let that chicken go until we get every last possible morsel out of it. That’s why I spent a few hours today cooking it down and making it into […]

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Hunger Challenge Day 2

Is it possible to get cocky on Day 2 of the Hunger Challenge? Yes indeed. I don’t know what the rest of the week holds, but I had to pat myself on the back today for outstanding use of available resources. Either I’m off to a good start or I’m setting myself up for an […]

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Hunger Challenge Day 1

On our first day of the hunger challenge, things are…not so bad. But we’re starting to second-guess our shopping list and we’re thinking of more foods we need…or at least want. We’ve embarked on this challenge – to live on a food-stamp budget for a week – to raise awareness of hunger and to show […]

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Kids with Knives

Kids with knives – It doesn’t sound like a great combination, right? Most parents spend the first few months of their young child’s life trying to find out the best way to keep the knives away from the kids. But here’s the thing: If you can teach your young ones good knife skills (including a […]

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