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10 Tips On How To Make Your Black Friday a “Green” Friday This Year

According to history the first Black Friday ever was in 1924, the same year of the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Since then we have been getting up at the wee hours of…


Thanksgiving Pies

Pies, Pies, Pies……it’s Thanksgiving, so time to get baking!!! This year, I decided to make the three favorite Thanksgiving pies—apple, pumpkin and pecan—but all with a bit of a twist. I also included…

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Eat, Fly, and Be Happy

Whether you are a once in a while airline traveler or a genuine road warrior you have surly experienced airport terminal food that, let’s say, is not on the top ten gourmet list….


Easy, Beautiful and Eco-Friendly Table Settings for Thanksgiving

I love the holidays. There’s nothing more satisfying than getting a group of family members and friends together, cooking some favorite foods and enjoying the moment! I even love the prep work. I…

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Toxic Colors

Food is primarily about taste, but as the saying goes, “we eat first with the eyes.” No one knows this better than the food industry. Appealing to our visual appetite, U.S. food manufacturers…

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How to Utilize Pumpkins

Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, and fall in general there are pumpkins everywhere, so take advantage of this wonderful and versatile plant! We all know that pumpkins are great for decoration, but they also make…

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National Chili Month: Bean-less Jalapeño Chili Recipe

October is National Chili Month and there are so many delicious chili recipes it’s difficult to pick just one. So this time, we are opting for a Jalapeño Chili with no beans! Some…


National Apple Month

October is National Apple Month and nothing signals the fall season like the amazing aroma of apples. A kitchen full of baking apple smells is mouthwatering and evokes memories of family dinners, friendly…

Chanterelle Risotto

Foraging for Chanterelles

I can remember when I was very young growing up in England, my dad used to go out into the fields near our home and pick the mushrooms that grew there. He loved…

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Should You Go Gluten-Free? How?

This past week I decided to challenge myself and to experience what it is like to eat gluten-free. At first my gluten-free week was a daunting task, but I gradually learned which foods…

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