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Delicious Destinations: Regional Foods You Have to Try

From New York Pizza to Philly Cheesesteaks, many cities in the US are famous for their signature dishes. Trying regional foods in all their glory…

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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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Technology Is Respecting the Lego

      As a twenty-six year old who still has trouble throwing out her stuffed animals, I respect the preservation of childhood memories and old-school entertainment that kids just don’t get these days. The things that are strewn across my niece’s playroom may be able to eat, wet themselves and crawl around, but don’t tell me she’s going to want to keep that creepy thing when she’s my age.

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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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