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Archive | January, 2011

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25 Best Snacks for Kids?

When we saw that Parents Magazine had put up a list of “25 Best Healthy Snacks for 2011” we were glad to see them do a story like this and we were preparing to share the link…until we read through the choices. And then we found ourselves asking, “Really, Parents? Is that the best you […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Pasta

Folks who are buried under snow have it pretty tough right now, but they have one thing those of us in L.A. don’t have: a great excuse to stay indoors and cook all day long. Fortunately, one of the best chefs we know, Chef Joe of Friday Night Out Catering in Philadelphia, took advantage of […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Granola

There are very few recipes that are more forgiving than granola. You can add just about anything, you can add too much of something, or you can forget an ingredient altogether and it’s still impossible to mess up. More likely you’ll just wind up inventing a nice new variation. That – and the fact that […]

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Friday Food News Feed: Jan. 20

Healthy food is all over the news this week, starting with yesterday’s announcement by Walmart executives (joined by First Lady Michelle Obama) that they are launching an effort to offer more healthful foods and push its suppliers to do the same. According to the Washington Post, Walmart will develop more healthful and affordable packaged food […]

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Love from the Kitchen: This One’s For You, Mom

Here in Jolly Tomato-land we consider ourselves fortunate to have a mom who is a great cook and who served us a full variety of healthy, tasty foods while we were growing up. Now that we have our own home and family, we’ve spent plenty of time calling Mom on the phone and asking for […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Potato Bar

Today’s fun food requires only two words without much of an explanation: Potato bar. We like having our own potato bar every now and then, and we think of it as a challenge each time to come up with yummy stuff to decorate a baked potato. It’s great fun for winter football-watching days. Even better, […]

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