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Real Food: Chocolate

Chocolate?!? Sure, your kids will happily eat it, but could we honestly call it real food? The good news: Yes – if it’s made the real way. To get the scoop on real, pure, honest-to-goodness chocolate, we decided to take a behind-the-scenes look at the Theo Chocolate factory in Seattle. Theo is the first organic […]

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Choco-Mint Ice Cream Cups

Summertime, and the… kids are already driving you crazy? It’s rough keeping everyone occupied and out of trouble, which is why we’re busy dreaming up summer jobs for kids to do in the kitchen. If you’re looking for a dessert that’s quick and easy and involves a lot of hands-on kid help, we’ve got just […]

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Viennese Torte

Did you ever have one of those old-style recipes that you just don’t feel right about making anymore? In my case it was my mom’s seven-layer Viennese torte, which features a delicious chocolate buttercream that calls for raw eggs. Unfortunately, the fear of salmonella has scared me away from serving this special dessert for fear of kids or guests […]

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A Pie for Mikey

The food world is pretty small. Sure, there are thousands of food enthusiasts, writers, and bloggers out there – but when you get down to it, it’s a pretty tight-knit bunch. Earlier this week when food blogger Jennifer Perrillo of In Jennie’s Kitchen lost her husband, Mikey, suddenly and unexpectedly to a heart attack, the […]

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Weekend Fun Food: Chocolate

We’ve got chocolate on the brain, as anyone who follows our Twitter feed might have noticed. We just got back from a sneak preview of a new chocolate exhibit opening today at Muzeo in Anaheim and now we can’t stop thinking about chocolate in all of its luscious, creamy cocoa-y deliciousness. Chocolate is an incredible […]

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Valentines’ Day WITHOUT Food Coloring

As we wrote back in October (Halloween WITHOUT food coloring), it’s possible to have a fun and festive celebration for your favorite holiday without using all sorts of fake food colors.  After all, artificial food colorings and food dyes aren’t all that great for your kids, and in some cases food dyes have even been associated with […]

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