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fresh tomato sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce for #StreamTeam

While you sweat your way through the dog days of summer, there’s at least one redeeming factor in all that heat: tomatoes. Perfect, juicy, flavorful, fresh local summer tomatoes. Whether it’s the tomatoes grown in your yard, the ones grown in the farm down the road, or the ones you pick up at your local […]

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Quick and easy lemonade - No boiling or simple syrup required!

Quick and Easy Lemonade

When your friend gives you fresh lemons from her tree, you make, well…lemonade. (Isn’t it crazy how home-grown lemons get to be so huge and take on such funny shapes?) Now we know that you have a million things to do, and you don’t have time to stand over the stove and cook simple syrup […]

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Hip Chick Farms Chicken Fingers

Hip Chick Farms and a Better Chicken Nugget

Are chicken nuggets a staple in your kid’s diet? If yes, like many parents, you’re probably skeptical about what’s on the ingredient list. And that’s where Hip Chick Farms co-founders Chef Jen Johnson and her partner Serafina Palandech are here to help: by creating and selling a “real” chicken nugget that parents can feel good […]

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oranges

Winter Fruit Week: Oranges

Oranges are the quintessential cure for the mid-winter blues: they’re colorful, juicy, and high in immune-boosting Vitamin C. If you live in places like Southern California or Florida, you’re lucky to have access to fresh and locally grown oranges. But even if you don’t, you’ll probably find oranges in large supply at the grocery store […]

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Real Food and the Foraging Experience

You may look at the side of a mountain and see nothing beyond mottled gray and green brush, but expert forager Pascal Baudar sees something entirely different. “For me, it’s like a grocery store,” he says with a chuckle. We are sitting with a group of Tillamook Co-Op members at One Gun Ranch, an organic […]

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cacique cheese display

The Art and Science of Cheese at Cacique

Cacique, the authentic Hispanic-style cheese company, produces cheeses and other products that are rich in both flavor and family history. We recently spent a day with other food bloggers at the Cacique headquarters just outside of Los Angeles and, after being immersed in all things Cacique, we came back even more inspired to work with […]

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