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“Chef” Cubano Sandwiches for #StreamTeam

It’s a happy time for those of us who loved the movie “Chef”: The movie is now streaming on Netflix, so you can watch it whenever you feel like soaking up some delicious Cuban food and music. And what are you going to eat while you watch “Chef”? Cubanos, or Cuban sandwiches, of course! First […]

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The Great Citrus Taste Test 2015

Back when we were kids, it seemed like there were just two choices of citrus fruit to eat: oranges or grapefruit. But now it seems like practically every other day there’s a new variety of citrus to try. What’s the difference? Which ones taste the best? And which ones your kids will actually eat? To […]

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Panela Quinoa Black Bean Wraps #GoAutentico

Do you know Cacique products? You’ve probably seen them in your supermarket, but if you’ve never used them before you’re missing out! Cacique is the #1 brand of Mexican-style cheeses, chorizos, and cremas, and we’re going to be doing some blog posts in the next few weeks to give you ideas for how to use […]

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Good Reads at Chipotle

The Jolly Tomato is taking a break from the usual cooking at home to make a stop at the progressive fast food chain Chipotle. Our whole family loves Chipotle, but this month we’ve got even more reason to love them: their “Cultivating Thought” author series is now in its second installment. Through this fun project, […]

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Genova Tuna Polenta Bites – And a #Giveaway

*Update 2/16 – Congrats to AnnaZed10 for winning the gift basket, and thanks to everyone for entering! What food do we turn to when we need a quick, easy, kid-friendly protein? Tuna, of course. (True story: We recently  sent our kiddo to lunch with a small container of tuna salad. He reported that it tasted […]

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Kids Cook for Your Next Game Day Party

Ready to for the big game this weekend? If you’d like to spend more time watching the game than cooking for it, turn some of the kitchen tasks over to your kids. Of course some of the trickier jobs are better for older kids, but there are jobs that’ll work for even the littlest tykes […]

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Orange Picking – and Fresh Orange Coleslaw

When it’s January in Southern California, there’s no time for post-holiday blues because the orange season is underway and it’s time to get pickin’! (Side note to friends who don’t live in Southern California: Sorry. This is not meant to rub in the fact that each day it is 72 and sunny here. It’s just […]

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