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chocolate covered strawberries

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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chocolate smoothie

Teenagers, TV, and Comfort Food

The care and feeding of teenagers is a tricky proposition. Yes, they want more food, but not *that* food. Yes, they want to talk, but not really about *that.* Yes, they want you to be there for them, but not *that* much. How do you get close enough and involved enough with your teen without […]

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black and white cookies

Classic Deli-Style Black and White Cookies

Feeling nostalgic? Us too. On a rainy late-winter day, there’s nothing like the comfort of baking cookies…cookies that you’ve known since you were a kid. These classic oversized black and white cookies – found in just about every New York deli – fit the bill with a light, cakey body and creamy frosting on top. […]

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Farm to Market Maraschino Cherries

Sweet Treats at ExpoWest

Earlier this week we gave you the lowdown on some fun savory finds at ExpoWest; now it’s time for some sweet treats. ExpoWest, of course, is the mother of all natural products trade shows, with 77,000 attendees and 2,700 exhibitors. But don’t be fooled by the “natural products” label into thinking that you’ll only see […]

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puppy chow

Puppy Chow for #StreamTeam Movie Night

January is a great month for movie watching: On any given night, it’s either snowy or cold and rainy outside, or someone is sick, or you just need a pick-me-up because you’re feeling the winter “blahs.” This month our Netflix Stream Team is watching movies with four-legged stars, and we’ve got a favorite movie in […]

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strawberry pie slice

Easy-As-Pie Strawberry Pie

Need a fun dessert…fast? Got home from work late and remembered you were supposed to bring something sweet to the potluck? Or celebrating a special holiday with a loved one (ahem, Valentine’s Day)? Have we got a dessert for you! It combines fresh strawberries with a few other simple ingredients that you probably have in […]

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