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Expert Interview Series: Nell Stephenson of Paleoista About the Benefits of a True Paleo Diet

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Nell Stephenson is the founder of Paleoista, a comprehensive health + wellness coaching platform she has built over the past 20 years which includes mindful eating, healthy cooking, exercise, and safe skincare. We recently spoke with Nell to get more information about what characterizes an authentic Paleo diet, and to learn about the myriad of benefits that this lifestyle approach ... Read More »

Get Irish Eyes Smiling with a St. Patrick’s Day Foody Party

Irish food

St. Patrick’s Day comes around only once a year, which is why so many people revel in making the most of this annual observance. That’s why Daylight Savings Time (DST) is particularly well-timed this year. Its arrival just five days prior to St. Patrick’s Day means revelers can pack an extra hour of evening sunlight into their St. Pat’s party plans. Not ... Read More »

March Madness and Skyline Chili: A Match Made in Heaven

Gourmet foods

Did you know that the Cincinnati Reds have an official chili? They do. It’s called Skyline Chili, and it’s a longtime foodie favorite among Queen City locals. But you don’t have to wait for Opening Day to get in on a hot steaming bowl of deliciousness. Why not? Because Skyline Chili also makes for the perfect March Madness meal. Here’s ... Read More »

Brooklyn Piggies: A Must-Have for Your March Madness Spread

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Your March Madness party guests may not be rooting for the same NCAA teams during this year’s Sweet 16, but odds are they will all agree on at least one thing: An amazing spread is a must-have. One simple yet scrumptious addition to your menu? Pigs in a blanket. Wondering how these puff pastry-wrapped palate-pleasers got their start? Read on ... Read More »

Make the Perfect Play by Adding Duff’s Famous Wings to Your March Madness Menu

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The average American consumes 90 chicken wings a year, according to Spoon University. Multiplied across the country’s total population — roughly 325,650,525, as of last count — that comes to somewhere in the range of 29,308,547,250 chicken wings eaten annually. In other words, a lot. But all chicken wings aren’t created equal, and one name routinely rises to the top ... Read More »

Expert Interview Series: Evi Oravecz of Green Evi About Vegan Foods, a Plant-Based Diet, and Hungarian Cuisine

Hungarian cuisine

Evi Oravecz is a freelance photographer, recipe developer, passionate vegan, and the girl behind the blog Green Evi. We recently had a chance to speak with Evi about Hungarian cuisine, a plant-based diet, and helpful hints on photographing food. Tell us a little about yourself. Why did you decide to start a blog? I’m a twenty-something food photographer, dog lover, ... Read More »

Expert Interview Series: Ted Miller of CookbookPeople About Customized Cookbooks and Gifts to Mail to Your Favorite Foodie

Family recipes

Ted Miller is the co-owner of Cookbook People, which specializes in unique kitchen keepsakes that are perfect for the cook who has everything. We recently spoke with Ted about the importance of preserving traditional family recipes so that they can be passed on to future generations. Tell us a bit about yourself. Why did you decide to start a kitchen ... Read More »

How Will You Celebrate National Chocolate Lovers Month?

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Valentine’s Day may be for lovers…but the entire month of February is for lovers of chocolate. Just what’s so special about this creamy concoction that it merits an entire month in its honor? Here’s a closer look at what’s made chocolate a favorite food through the millennia, along with three delicious ways to celebrate National Chocolate Lovers Month this February. ... Read More »

Four Tips for Serving Up Serious Romance This Valentine’s Day

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If you’ve ever eaten at a fine restaurant on Valentine’s Day, you may have found it to be the opposite of romantic. Aside from the fact that even getting a reservation can be a Herculean feat, you also have crowds, higher prices, and a complete and total lack of originality working against you. Luckily, there are many things you can ... Read More »