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  • Herb Substitutions
    Created By knumbersonDec-02-2015

    Herb Substitution Chart

    While many recipes call for a specific herb such as basil or rosemary in Italian dishes and cilantro in Mexican cuisine, sometimes a chef needs to do what a chef needs to do.  It may be your grocer is out of a certain herb or that you simply don't care for the


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  • Best Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving
    Created By knumbersonNov-25-2015

    Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be a large serving of fun mixed with a fair portion of anxiety.  So much to think about with the cooking alone, not to mention the seating arrangements, ambiance and clean up after.  Here are some of the best tips we have collected to help you


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  • 5 Tips for Remodeling Your Kitchen
    Created By knumbersonNov-16-2015

    We recently purchased a house that needed a new kitchen.  While charming, the original 1954 kitchen had little to offer as far as family space and cooking ease. When we first looked at the house I remarked to the seller that I couldn’t see a stove.  Turns out it folded


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  • Sanity Saving Tips in the Kitchen
    Created By knumbersonNov-06-2015

    It's been one of those weeks- three birthdays between my husband and sons, Halloween parades, trick or treating and sugar hangovers. My sanity saving secret? My slow cooker. When I have a crazy week- and I know we all have them- I know that the only thing that makes family dinner happen is planni


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  • A Simple Halloween
    Created By knumbersonOct-30-2015

    I helped with the Halloween party in my fifth graders class yesterday. One mom led a group through a Halloween Ping Pong game. One mom did a bubble gum blowing contest. One mom brought crock pots filled with caramel and white chocolate and each kid made their own sticky, yummy caramel apple. The


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  • Food Waste is a Huge Problem — Here's How You Can Help
    Created By knumbersonOct-01-2015

    We all do it. We leave food on our plates at restaurants, we throw out veggies we never got a chance to eat, we toss milk that’s past the “best by” date even if it smells perfectly fine. We all waste food. And it is a huge problem in America.

    The U.S.


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  • Fall into Success- Family Style
    Created By knumbersonSep-22-2015

    This week bring the first official day of fall and while it may still feel like summer outside, it's starting to taste like fall in the kitchen. This season brings so many amazing tastes and smells to the meal calendar choices. Smoky chowders, pastas packed with fresh produce, sweet and savory op


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  • Food Photography - Lessons from Christopher Testani @ IFBC
    Created By knumbersonSep-21-2015

    One of the reoccurring themes of the IFBC conference and one of the most difficult parts of capturing the experience of food is photography. When done well this can be one of the strongest ways to convey the look and feel of the food you are experiencing. When done poorly, it can be a turn off fo


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  • International Food Bloggers Conference Day 2
    Created By knumbersonSep-21-2015

    International food bloggers conference day 2 Today is the second and final day of the IFBC 2015 in Seattle. What a fun and informative time it has been. We have had the chance to meet and chat with bloggers from all over the world and look forward to staying connected with all of you.

    Som


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  • International Food Bloggers Conference Day 1
    Created By knumbersonSep-19-2015

    Were here at the International Food Bloggers Conference in Seattle to meet with other food, recipe and content creators from all over the world. We decided to attend this conference because of the wide variety of events and attendees as well as see what is working for others in the space when sha


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