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Vintage Recipe Revamp: Del Monte’s Peach Kringle

Revamping American classics. This recipe is taking you back to the early 1950s, a November 1952 advertisement in Woman’s Day to be exact. The ad glorifies Del Monte peaches by providing readers with a recipe for Peach Kringle, which is essentially canned peach slices baked into cinnamon and sugar-coated biscuits. […]

Sunday Recipe: Salted Cherry Cardamom Chocolate Bark

You’ll never go back to a regular chocolate bar.  You’re having a chocolate craving. Resist the urge to down a box of cherry cordials and make this elegant yet simple chocolate bark instead. With dried cherries, a dash of sea salt, and some lemon zest, it’s the perfect after dinner […]

Foodie Underground: What Are You Traveling With?

ColumnWhen chocolate and sea salt just aren’t an option. Five minutes before I needed to be out the door I was running around like a madwoman. Leaving is always like this, even if it’s just for a short trip. Trash taken out? Check. Wallet? Check. Computer? Check. Computer charger? Check. […]

On Salt Obsession: Isn’t It All Salty?

I’ve heard that, when asked what kind of salt to use for a dish, Julia Child once replied, “salt is salt”. Even though I’m not sure if she really said this or if it’s a Julia legend, it certainly sounds like something she’d say. I can relate. Sometimes, when faced […]

Recipe: Zucchini and Goat Cheese Sliders

Create a new summer food staple to add to the family recipe archives. Zucchini is a summer staple in my kitchen. It’s light and versatile. I like to pair it with Italian flavors, such as goat cheese, tomatoes, and basil, and create unique variations of antipasti. This recipe bakes zucchini […]

On Salt Obsession: Isn’t It All Salty?

I’ve heard that, when asked what kind of salt to use for a dish, Julia Child once replied, “salt is salt”. Even though I’m not sure if she really said this or if it’s a Julia legend, it certainly sounds like something she’d say. I can relate. Sometimes, when faced […]

Foodie Underground: The Secret Diary of a Foodie, Part 4

ColumnOur ongoing look inside the intriguing world of a foodie. While madly searching for food trucks, a good greens blog and love – we get another look into the secret life of a foodie. (Part 1, 2 and 3 in case you missed them.) Tuesday March 5, 2013, 9:14 pm Dear Diary, I have decided […]

Benefits of Sea Salt: Bring the Beach to Skin and Hair

Dreaming of the beach? You may be stuck somewhere less balmy right now. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to your beauty regimen. Get in on the benefits of sea salt beauty products. Winter tends to suck the life out of skin and hair. Or at least the […]

Nutritional Breakdown: A Vegan Revamp on the Classic Brownie Recipe

Once a rare indulgence, brownies now deserve to be a regular treat! While the exact numbers vary, a traditional brownie serving contains nearly 400 calories, half of which comes from fat. The recipe usually calls for butter, unsweetened chocolate, white sugar, eggs, and all-purpose flour, all of which add no […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: McCall Cookbook’s Gravy (2012 Style)

Slather on the gravy…2012 style. In the 8th edition of McCall’s Cooking School, which was published in 1981, an advertisement for Wyler’s Bouillon cubes presented a rice and gravy recipe. Despite its simplicity, the gravy calls for ingredients that put a dent in your diet and health. Here is a […]

Recipe: Zucchini and Goat Cheese Sliders

Create a new summer food staple to add to the family recipe archives. Zucchini is a summer staple in my kitchen. It’s light and versatile. I like to pair it with Italian flavors, such as goat cheese, tomatoes, and basil, and create unique variations of antipasti. This recipe bakes zucchini […]

Foodie Underground: Adventures With Chocolate and Sea Salt

ColumnBecause sometimes ingredients are meant to go together. To say that I am obsessed with sea salt could be an understatement. In fact I recently made a commitment to tweak any recipe that I come across to incorporate sea salt, because when it comes down to it, just like cardamom, food […]

Sunday Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Mousse with Sea Salt

Avocados and chocolate like never before. Sometimes you need a decadent recipe that you can make in less than twenty minutes. This one is it. As we all know, there is no better combination than dark chocolate and sea salt. Made with avocados, the mousse is also vegan, but serve it to […]

On Salt Obsession: Isn’t It All Salty?

I’ve heard that, when asked what kind of salt to use for a dish, Julia Child once replied, “salt is salt”. Even though I’m not sure if she really said this or if it’s a Julia legend, it certainly sounds like something she’d say. I can relate. Sometimes, when faced […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Del Monte’s Peach Kringle

Revamping American classics. This recipe is taking you back to the early 1950s, a November 1952 advertisement in Woman’s Day to be exact. The ad glorifies Del Monte peaches by providing readers with a recipe for Peach Kringle, which is essentially canned peach slices baked into cinnamon and sugar-coated biscuits. […]

Nutritional Breakdown: A Vegan Revamp on the Classic Brownie Recipe

Once a rare indulgence, brownies now deserve to be a regular treat! While the exact numbers vary, a traditional brownie serving contains nearly 400 calories, half of which comes from fat. The recipe usually calls for butter, unsweetened chocolate, white sugar, eggs, and all-purpose flour, all of which add no […]

Nutritional Breakdown: A Vegan Revamp on the Classic Brownie Recipe

Once a rare indulgence, brownies now deserve to be a regular treat! While the exact numbers vary, a traditional brownie serving contains nearly 400 calories, half of which comes from fat. The recipe usually calls for butter, unsweetened chocolate, white sugar, eggs, and all-purpose flour, all of which add no […]

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Benefits of Sea Salt: Bring the Beach to Skin and Hair

Dreaming of the beach? You may be stuck somewhere less balmy right now. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to your beauty regimen. Get in on the benefits of sea salt beauty products. Winter tends to suck the life out of skin and hair. Or at least the […]

Foodie Underground: The Secret Diary of a Foodie, Part 4

ColumnOur ongoing look inside the intriguing world of a foodie. While madly searching for food trucks, a good greens blog and love – we get another look into the secret life of a foodie. (Part 1, 2 and 3 in case you missed them.) Tuesday March 5, 2013, 9:14 pm Dear Diary, I have decided […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Egg Nests With Fresh Mint and Honey

Would you pay 42 cents for this 1977 version of egg nests? A 42 cent lunch would be nice! However, I’m not quite sure I’d even fork over that amount, measly it may be, for the above egg nest featured in a March 1977 publication of Homemakers. From the looks […]

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Benefits of Sea Salt: Bring the Beach to Skin and Hair

Dreaming of the beach? You may be stuck somewhere less balmy right now. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to your beauty regimen. Get in on the benefits of sea salt beauty products. Winter tends to suck the life out of skin and hair. Or at least the […]