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Fun Food Saturday: Purple Feast

What’s more fun than one purple food? How about a whole meal made out of purple foods? We put that theory to the test this week when we hosted a purple feast for friends. The inspiration came from a favorite childhood memory of our uncle’s “purple” turkey (turkey roasted with plums), and a stroll through [...]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Is it time for lunch yet? This week we’re thinking about school lunches, eating the right lunch, eating too much junk for lunch, and people who don’t have enough to eat at all. Fresh Fruit: To start, the USDA has announced $158 million in funding for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program, which brings fresh [...]

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Fun Food Saturday: Zeppole

It’s St. Joseph’s Day, which is kind of like St. Patrick’s Day for Italians. Well, maybe that’s stretching it, but still, it’s a big deal for Sicilians and it’s a great excuse for a celebration involving lots of delicious food. We are fortunate to have not one but two Josephs in our family (and a [...]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 18

Friday Food News Wrap: March 18

We’re seeing green this week, with a rash of St. Patrick’s Day stories and with spring just around the corner. Want some green in your diet? Take a look at Jolly Tomato’s St. Patrick’s Day WITHOUT Food Coloring story before you reach for those artificial colors. Also check out Food with Kid Appeal, which has [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day WITHOUT Food Coloring

You already know how we feel about cake (yum!) and about artificial food colorings (boo!), and about how we made it through Valentine’s Day and Halloween without food coloring. So you can imagine how we feel as St. Patrick’s Day draws closer and we are seeing neon-green cupcakes and frosted cookies everywhere we go. People, [...]

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Fun Food Saturday: Tortillas

What’s flat and round and can be rolled around just about anything? Tortillas, of course, and even though we have a fantastic tortilla bakery right next to our house, we thought we’d try our hand at making them at home. We started with La Pina enriched flour for making tortillas and followed the recipe right [...]

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