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The Whole Foods Diet

A simple solution to diet confusion. With so many contradicting dietary recommendations it can be confusing to know what advice to follow. John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods,…

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille, a French cuisine staple, looks like your ordinary vegetable stew, but its process is actually complex and results in layers of developed flavor. 1 large eggplant 1…

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Chia Seed Smoothies

Is your summer bod ready? Chia seeds are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They provide antioxidants, fiber, anti-inflammatory omega-3s, and are packed with plenty of…

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Walkers Shortbread

Scottie Dog Cookies. Recently I rediscovered an old favorite, Walkers Shortbread, the iconic Scottie Dogs shortbread cookie. Their Pure Butter classic is the definition of shortbread. Made in…

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Maggie Austin Cake

Edible masterpieces. World-renowned cake designer Maggie Austin is sharing her craft with pastry enthusiasts everywhere in her first book Maggie Austin Cake: Artistry and Technique. Austin’s cakes are…

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Pasta Carbonara

My favorite pasta dish. Pasta alla carbonara, or “coal miners” pasta, is hearty, delicious and cheap eats. All you need is spaghetti, eggs, nutmeg, bacon, olive oil and…

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Spring Pesto

There’s nothing quite like a spring pesto. Spring has sprung and I’m tossing out the heavy cream sauces for something light. Pesto makes an easy and delicious addition…

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Spirit Wednesdays: Rum

Rum’s comeback. Award-winning author Dave Broom has come back to the spirits scene with his new book, Rum: The Manual. This latest edition to his manual series covers everything from the history of rum’s sticky past…

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