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Lovely Leftovers

Leftovers, let me tell you: You’ve got an image problem. It starts with your name: Leftovers. You’re basically telling everyone that you are the food that no one had use for the first time around. How are you going to get anyone interested in you with a reputation like that? The truth is, you’re still […]

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Food Safety for Families

The holiday season is just around the corner, which means that you’re likely to be eating at any number of special dinners, buffets, potlucks, and catered events in the next few weeks. As you sit down to enjoy your meal, food safety is probably the last thing on your mind. But all it takes is one round […]

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Thanksgiving Tips

Thanksgiving. Dinner. Do those two words send a chill up your spine? If you’re cooking this year (like I am), you’re probably not too keen on being reminded just how much work goes into creating this annual feast. But don’t despair! You can get it all done, and you can still cook a tasty feast […]

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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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Thanksgiving for Kids

Is there any other holiday in this country that is more centrally focused on food and family? Not that we can think of, just from glancing at the calendar. Problem is, there’s a lot of build-up. You spend all day working on the big meal, and getting ready for the relatives. By the time the […]

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Friday Food News Feed: Nov. 19

Let’s start this week with a call to action. Will the lame-duck Congress finally move on the Child Nutrition Act? Maybe, if you tell them so. Follow this link from Time for Lunch (a project of Slow Food USA) to contact your representatives. The Child Nutrition Act is a federal law that comes up for reauthorization […]

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