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corn salad

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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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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pineapple treasure chest

Fruit Treasure Chest for #StreamTeam

Each month Netflix adds new titles to its lineup, and this coming month offers a major ‘treasure’: The 2004 film National Treasure. Now don’t scoff – hear me out: Mr. Jolly Tomato and I apparently missed this film the first time around; we were busy with toddlers and it didn’t really match up with our […]

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Frankenweenie’s Bones

Anyone who knows Jolly Tomato knows that we are a sucker for both funny food and Tim Burton. So what better excuse to start the Halloween fun food season than the opening of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie this weekend? Frankenweenie tells the story of a young boy who loses his beloved dog and then devises a Frankenstein-style science experiment to bring the dog […]

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Fun Food: Star Cakes

Everyone – no really, everyone – seems to be cooking in patriotic colors over the Fourth of July weekend. Last year we did our best to come up with cool red, white & blue foods for the holiday (pancakes, potato salad, and blue chips and salsa). This year we found an even more exhaustive list […]

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Fun Food Friday: Fruit Milk

Big news in the Los Angeles area this week: LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy announced that L.A. schools will eliminate chocolate- and strawberry-flavored milk from their menus. The move came in response to activists led by Food Revolution’s Jamie Oliver, who has hounded the district on school lunch reform for weeks since his arrival in L.A. Several […]

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