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The Many Uses of Hummus (plus an easy recipe)

The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean classic spread called hummus can take many forms. It is a favorite of mine to just have as a platter for lunch with fresh veggies like carrots, cucumbers and peppers. Lately I have seen additional ingredients like beets and peas being mixed into regular hummus recipes, which sounds like a …

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Gourmet, Ethnic and Healthy Kids’ Meals On Menus- Yay or Nay?

Bringing kids to a restaurant that doesn't have chicken fingers, french fries, mac and cheese or pizza can be a bit daunting when it is what they are used to eating when going outside. However, when the parents want to go to a nicer restaurant that might have less options that kids would like (or …

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Baking In The Kitchen: Fresh Cranberry Scones For Mom

Mother's Day is coming up and those commercials and advertisements never cease to make people feel pressured to get something super special for their mothers on one particular day. Each day can be mother's day and a time to appreciate your mother and the time you have spent with her. Bonding with her in the …

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Playing with Bento Boxes: The history and nature of these creative meals

Walking into a Japanese restaurant, you see the decor, quaint ambiance and then usually a dinner bento box option on the menu. Many of us have likely come across and enjoyed eating from a bento box, but how many of us really know how far back the invention of it comes from, or why they …

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