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26 January, 2015

Tommy’s Chili [Recipe]

Tommy’s Chili [Recipe]
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This week, I am handing the keyboard over to my beloved roommate, fellow foodie, and amateur chef…my boyfriend. That’s right, this week’s post is brought to you by my better half, Tom, so you’ll be getting the “guy’s” point of view in the kitchen. Enjoy! I have always been a chili enthusiast.  It is the
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14 January, 2015

2015 Food Trends

2015 Food Trends
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I’m back! I allowed myself a brief hiatus to get through the stress of the holidays and becoming a homeowner, all at once! 2014 was a pretty darn good year – I got over my biggest fear and got LASIK, ran my first marathon, and we bought our first place. But now it’s time to
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24 October, 2014

NYC Wine & Food Festival: Christmas for Foodies

NYC Wine & Food Festival: Christmas for Foodies
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, despite what the NYC department stores are trying to convey, it’s not Christmas. But for foodies, it’s pretty darn close. It’s the NYC Wine & Food Festival!  Last year I won an all-weekend pass to festival events, courtesy of Illy Coffee. This year, I had no
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13 October, 2014

Vegetarian Brussels Sprout & Mushroom Quesadillas

Vegetarian Brussels Sprout & Mushroom Quesadillas
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Here’s an interesting fact about me: I wake up early every morning to watch one hour of the Today Show. Some people find this weird and others don’t understand how I could ever sacrifice sleep for such an unnecessary task. While it initially started a year ago when I returned from Italy and jet lag
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8 October, 2014

Turkey, Apple, Brie, & Fig Sandwich [Recipe]

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Fall means fig season, go fig-ure! (See what I did there?) This means some delicious fruit-filled snacks for those of us that are fig-natics. (Ok, I’ll stop.)  I still have so many savory memories of just over a year ago, sitting on a rooftop in Positano eating local figs and looking out over the Mediterranean. I
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