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Taste Oprah’s Favorites with FoodyDirect!

Oprah's favorites

When Gallup surveyed Americans about their “Most Admired” people, it was hardly a surprise to find Oprah Winfrey claiming a top spot on the list. Scoring four percent of the vote and trailing only Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama in the women’s rankings, Oprah also bested the likes of Condoleezza Rice, Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, and the Dalai Lama in ... Read More »

International No Diet Day: It’s Real and It’s Spectacular

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A staggering 45 million Americans diet every year, spending $33 billion annually on weight loss products, according to Boston Medical Center. And while keeping your weight within a health range is important, depriving yourself of all of the foods you love may be going about things the wrong way. Why? Because not only can restricting your diet lead to unexpected ... Read More »

Expert Interview Series: Kiran Singh of Passion For Food on Being Eco-Friendly in the Kitchen

Eco-friendly living

Kiran Singh, Passion for Food, is a single mom, multi-award winner, and life coach who is passionate about inspiring others to be the designers of their lives. We recently asked Kiran about balancing cooking passions with eco-friendly living, and how to transition to a minimal-waste lifestyle. Here’s what we shared: Can you tell us the story behind Passion for Food? ... Read More »

6 Great Gourmet Food Gifts for Administrative Professionals’ Day

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Anyone who’s ever worked with a bad administrative professional knows that a good one is priceless. So with only one day out of a year designated to honor the secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals who make immeasurable contributions to offices everywhere every day, shouldn’t you make it count? Which begs the question: Do you have a ... Read More »

FoodyDirect: Featuring Ferrara Bakery

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Easter is a time for celebration, so why do so many hosts and hostesses dread the occasion? For one simple reason: Serving a formal dinner worthy of the momentous occasion can be a whole lot of work. But the truth is that it doesn’t have to be. With a little help from FoodyDirect and Ferrara Bakery, that is. In fact, ... Read More »

Seder: A Marathon Feast and Much More

Passover

The Passover seder is one of the most eagerly awaited rituals in many Jewish homes. Talk to any Jew, in fact, and he/she is likely to have many beautiful memories of seders past as well as high hopes for seders to come. Whether you’ve never attended a seder and simply want to learn more about this religious ritual or you’re ... 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 »