The Only Mimosa You Should Have This Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re single or you have a sweetie to spend this Valentine’s Day with, one thing is certain, you should feel special on this day of love. No need to wait until the evening for a romantic dinner–get hit by Cupid’s arrow the moment you wake up. Sure, you could start the morning with the same old orange-and-champagne mimosas in […]

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The Cooking Light Diet: New Jersey Mom Proves There’s Strength in Numbers

Dieting can be hard, especially when you go at it alone. Even worse is when you finally decide to change your eating habits, and everyone else around you is doing the exact opposite. From the co-worker munching on fast-food right next to your cubicle to the friends who are too busy to hit the gym with you (let’s not even discuss dinnertime with the family), it can be extremely […]

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The 6 Valentine’s Day Chocolates Absolutely Worth Buying if You Waited to the Last Minute

I wish I was that woman who has Christmas presents purchased and wrapped by November 1, the one who has everyone’s name on a calendar with a box of generic-but-sentimental-enough birthday cards just ready to be mailed. I aspire to be that woman. But, I am not. In fact, I am so not that woman that I can almost guarantee […]

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Sassy and Single: How You Should Treat Yourself for Valentine’s Day

I’ve always thought Valentine’s Day was the worst holiday to spend alone. After all, no other day of the year quite reminds you that you’re single like February 14. But instead of moping around and curling up on the couch with Netflix this year, I’ve decided to embrace my singledom with the perfect distraction: cooking. Let’s be clear. Eating at […]

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Dance The Night Away with our “Dinner For Two” Playlist

I’m a hopeless romantic, so when I love, I love hard. I attribute that to my parents. Encompassed by their unconditional love for one other, I learned what love is, how to make a mess of it, and how to make it work against all odds. Dad never heads to bed without saying, “I love you,” dad always randomly smothers mom with kisses, and dad, most importantly, […]

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Good Food: Girl Meets Dirt Shiro Plum with Mint Preserves

By Kate Malin There are not many people who are brave enough to walk away from a successful career on Wall Street to move across the country to a small island to take up preserve making, but Audra Lawlor, the founder of Girl Meets Dirt, did just that and lived to tell the tale. She and her husband left the […]

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The Power of the Pulse (No, Not That Pulse. The Other One.)

Quick – define pulse. Did you say heartbeat as felt by fingertips? You’re right, of course, but that is just one definition. Pulse, in the culinary and agriculture world, refers to a subset of the legume family, specifically dry beans, peas, lentils, and chickpeas. Want to dive deeper into the definition? Pulses are the low in fat, high in fiber […]

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What Are Ancho Chiles?

Ancho Chiles are dried poblano peppers. Fresh, poblanos are shiny, dark green, and smooth with a cute curvy heart shape. They have mild to moderate heat and have a meaty rich flavor. Dried, they are called anchos and take on notes of deep cherry, raisins, and prunes. One of the most popular chiles used in Mexican cooking, Anchos are very […]

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Yes, Your Love Really Does Want A Zoodle Maker For Valentine’s Day

Floral arrangements are absolutely beautiful and serene, but they only add ambience for a short time. Then they die. (Womp, womp!) This Valentine’s Day, skip the cards and the slow-jams mixtape—for a foodie, that just won’t cut it. If your sweetheart is sweet on food, give an edible or kitchen-related gift that’ll last a lifetime (like your love). Bae will surely swoon over our […]

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We Tried All of Ben & Jerry’s New Non-Dairy “Ice Creams” and Found the Only One Worth Eating

Behold, non-dairy and vegan eaters! Ben and Jerry’s just introduced four new selections of ice cream just for you. This almond-based “ice cream” line comes in four flavors, P.B. & Cookies, Coffee Caramel Fudge, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, and Chunky Monkey. To top it off, this new group of ice creams is fair-trade and non-GMO. We’ve done the tasting work for you, so […]

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