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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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Endive, Four Ways

Some people bid on auctions to win things like cars or diamond jewelry; I recently bid on an auction to win a year’s supply of endive from the California endive growers (hey, it was for a good cause!). And I won. So for the next year, in three-month intervals, I will have a LOT of […]

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chiahearts

Fun Food: Homemade Pretzels

Most of us who have ever eaten a real Philly soft pretzel fresh from the oven would probably agree: There’s nothing quite like it. And then when you find yourself settling for its cheap imitators, you start to wonder, “Why am I even bothering?” In most cases you’re getting nothing more than a load of […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Gingerbread Houses

How cool are gingerbread houses? You get to build a structure with food! That’s pretty hard to top in the fun food department. Sure, the ingredients might not be the healthiest, but chances are your kids won’t be eating it anyway. It’s more fun to keep the gingerbread house and look at it for a […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Caramel Apples

OK, let’s get one thing out in the open: We’re not big fans of caramel over here and caramel apples don’t do much for us (too sticky – we’d much rather eat a plain, crunchy apple). But we’ve got to admit, caramel apples are an iconic fall food and they sure look nice when they’re […]

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