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Eliminating Food Waste by Making the Most of Your Food

Food waste? I’m guilty. The other night we had shrimp for dinner, and as I was cleaning up I saw there were three tiny shrimp left. I hesitated: Do I waste a whole container on putting those shrimp back in the fridge? Nah – I’ll just toss them. And then as I looked at them […]

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Roasted Pepper Salsa

Roasted Pepper Salsa – An Epic Salsa Recipe

If you’re going to pick a peck of peppers, you should do something really great with them. Specifically, you should try this Epic Roasted Pepper Salsa. It’s spicy and tasty, and it makes the perfect match for your chips and guacamole. This salsa began with a trip to a pick-your-own farm, where we had an […]

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Entering A Pie Contest – The Highs and the Lows

Everyone loves a good pie contest. And just about everyone loves Tim Burton. So when I heard that this year’s KCRW Good Food pie contest was running a “pies inspired by Tim Burton” category (tying in with the Tim Burton art exhibit at LACMA), I knew I had to jump in. Who could resist such […]

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Peanut Butter Pie: A Pie for Mikey

This peanut butter pie is delicious – and an amazing crowd-pleaser. But it’s more than just a pie. It represents family, love, and connection. Let’s back up a step to explain. So, there are thousands of us food enthusiasts, writers, and bloggers out there. But when you get down to it, it’s a pretty tight-knit […]

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shrek watermelon

Have Fun with Watermelon Carving

Do you love having fun with watermelon carving? We’ve got more ideas for this delicious and creative summer pastime than you can probably count. Check out our Summer Watermelon Carving post for a full rundown on ideas from Olaf to Shrek to a Minecraft creeper. Of course some of these designs are meant to stand […]

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Grilled Veggie Platter

Go Grill Crazy with a Grilled Veggie Platter

Who wants to turn on the oven in the summertime? Summer days are meant for grilling, and a grilled veggie platter is your favorite summer dish. If it’s too hot to even contemplate being outside during the day, you can grill these vegetables in the morning or in the cooler night temperatures. Plus the vegetables […]

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Kids' Kitchen Jobs

Kids’ Kitchen Jobs for the Summer

Got the mid-summer doldrums? Kids complaining about being bored? This is a sign that you need to assign some kids’ kitchen jobs for the summer. That’ll teach ’em. Oh, and maybe they’ll have fun and sample something healthy too. Without further ado, we present the Top 5 Kids’ Kitchen Jobs for the Summertime: 1. Husk […]

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