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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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Fun Food Saturday: Hot Chocolate

It’s COLD outside (no, really – here in Southern California it’s hovering in the mid-50s, which is almost unbearable for us thin-skinned folk) and that means it’s time to warm up with some good old-fashioned hot chocolate. Of course it’s one of the more sugary drinks – it helps if you consider it a dessert […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Nutella

What’s not to like about Nutella? The Italian hazelnut-chocolate spread is good on just about everything. And although it’s not exactly the most nutritious way to get some protein into your diet, it’s not entirely the worst either. Lately we’ve been intrigued by Nutella recipes that step outside the usual “spread-some-on-bread” routine. Our interest was […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Whole Lotta Shakin’

We’re doing a lot of shaking over here in our kitchen, and not just because we live in Southern California. We’ve been spending time trying recipes that involve putting ingredients together in a plastic bag or container and shaking them up. It’s a great job for the littlest kids, and if you have some good […]

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