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Smell That Smoke? Great Ways to Use a Smoker this Summer

Summer. Lazy days, warm temperatures, cool drinks, and BBQ are all hallmarks of my favorite season. Whipping up tasty meals on the grill and dining…

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Best Cities for a Weekend Getaway (Without Breaking the Bank)

Play dates, meetings, appointments and meetings fill our daily lives, devouring every moment like an insatiable monster. Most of us would love to get away…

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If You’re Craving Ice Cream You Are in for a Sweet and Sour Treat!

Imagine yourself on a hot day, you are probably sweating from all that heat, tired and wishing you had something cold in your mouth, something…

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Meal Prep: Stuffed Peppers on the Half Shell

Listen. I have turned into one of those folks who does the whole “meal-prep for the week on Sundays” thing. Which means I will gladly…

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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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Our Five Favorite Super Bowl Food Commercials!

It’s almost time for the Super Bowl, which means…Super Bowl parties with lots of food, and Super Bowl food COMMERCIALS!  We’re not gonna lie, besides great food, we love great commercials.  Even better, commercials that feature food!  In order to prepare ourselves, we compiled five of our favorite all time Super Bowl food commercials: 1.  Taco Bell’s Viva Young (2013) Kids, don’t forget that your grandparents were your age –

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