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The Easiest Thai Curry Dish You’ll Make This Year

I was recently invited to a private cooking class, and we were informed that we would be cooking a Thai curry dish. I must say,…

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How To: Roasted Butternut Squash Purée

This whole kitchen adventure started because of something I ate from the healthy prepared meal place that I bop into occasionally (some nights I just…

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This is the Year You Drink More Water

It’s a brand-new year, which means now is the time to try some new recipes, ogle over some new tech and drink more water! Oh,…

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The Most Expensive Gingerbread House Money Can Buy

When the holidays roll around, it’s always fun to gather friends and family for some friendly competition. Sometimes our friends throw a good old-fashioned snowman-making…

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Is that a Cricket in your pocket?!

There’s a thing happening, where a startup wants to use ground up crickets to make cricket flour, and then to make snack bars, and they totally think you should eat these things.  But why not? Apparently, we eat ground up bug bits in our processed food every single day and haven’t died from it.   In Denver, they tried to get people to nosh on crickets and locusts by making them

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Flower Power! The Year of the Cauliflower Begins

Move over, kale! There’s a new sheriff in town! And just like kale, it’s a mystery as to when exactly this ingredient started becoming widely accepted as delicious… but we like it! Prepare to be amazed; this bland, boring cruciferous vegetable has been waiting many years to finally make a better name for itself. That’s right…it’s the Cauliflower! Cauliflower was widely popular in Europe in the 1500’s, but it didn’t

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What a Crock!

Crockpot. What a crockpot! I totally love my crockpot lately, mostly because of how easy it is to make a seriously spectacular home cooked meal.  Look, we here in the Bay Area work – a LOT. It’s not uncommon for an exciting project, or a deadline, or any kind of Silicon Valley shenanigans, to keep us at the workplace long into the evening. When I finally walk through the front

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The Top Five Weirdest Fast Food Items You Won’t Find in the USA

When it comes to fast food chains, we expect that a McDonald’s in Orlando is going to have the same menu as one in Seattle. Fast food restaurants are known for being cookie-cutter in everything from building design to what’s on the 99-cent menu. What comes as a real shock is what we find when we visit our favorite chain abroad. On the outside, it may look like the Taco

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Super Bowls and Selfies–They really Do Go Together

There are two things that are for sure this Sunday: There will be a Super Bowl, and there will be selfies. For those who are hardly interested in the 49th showdown but love a good sporting event, you will still find an opportunity to look like you know what is going on with a few great pictures. (For those of you who are interested in more than the halftime show,

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