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Cheese and More: What Millennials Are Craving

Cheese and more

To say that Millennials are objects of interest in society today is a massive understatement. After all, there are more than 75 million of them, and their habits and behaviors are shaping the world. And while their collective technological savvy, unique diversity, and entrepreneurial spirit are among their more commonly-discussed traits, we’re more interested in something just a bit, well, ... Read More »

So Cold It’s Hot! Artisan Ice Cream in 2016

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It’s hard to claim that ice cream has ever been “out.” After all, it’s long been one of America’s favorite desserts and promises to be so in perpetuity. But according to the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) “What’s Hot: 2016 Culinary Forecast” of the top food trends of the year, one particular kind of ice cream just might be more “in” ... Read More »

Expert Interview Series: Melanie Carr of Dish Dish About How Foodies Can Keep it Simple

Foodies keep it simple

Melanie Carr is the founder of Dish Dish, which inspires families around the world to enjoy meals together, saving and sharing favorite recipes digitally. We recently sat down with Melanie to hear her thoughts on today’s cooking trends, and learned that foodies don’t have to be master chefs to prepare exotic, delicious dishes. Tell us about Dish Dish. How does ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Campo’s Deli

Cheesesteak

Say the word “cheesesteak” to most Americans and one town immediately comes to mind: Philadelphia. In fact, Philadelphia has a long tradition with this scrumptious sandwich dating all the way back to the early 1930s. But, because Philadelphia has a reputation to uphold, one thing’s for certain: pale imitations don’t cut it in the City of Brotherly Love. Let’s take ... Read More »

The Many Meals of Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is one of, if not the, most important holiday observed by Jewish people every year. Meaning “Day of Atonement,” Yom Kippur gives celebrants the chance to “afflict the soul” (as commanded in Leviticus 16:29-30), offer repentance, and make amends. Because of the solemnity of the occasion, Yom Kippur is a Sabbath upon which no work may be performed. ... Read More »

Five Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

Chocolate

Chocolate is one of the world’s favorite foods. From the buttery lightness of white chocolate to dark chocolate’s rich, sophisticated profile, there are endless ways to indulge. And while the delicious taste is cause enough to pick up a blissful bar of chocolate today, it’s far from alone. Let’s count down a few other reasons why you need more of ... Read More »

Discovering the Extraordinary Joy of Sukkot

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As soon as Yom Kippur ends, it’s time to start preparing for Sukkot. While the two important Jewish holidays couldn’t be more different in tone, they both require ample planning and preparation. Looking for tips on how to pull off the most joyful Sukkot yet this October 17-25th? You’ve come to the right place. What Does Sukkot Celebrate? If any ... Read More »