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8 April, 2015

8 Foods to Help You Live Longer

8 Foods to Help You Live Longer
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My favorite morning show, Today, has been running a special series on living a longer life. By taking advice from the areas of the world that have the longest living people, they came up with a list of foods that will help you live longer. This includes the Mediterranean (hence the healthy Mediterranean diet) where Sardinians
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18 March, 2015

Kitchen Conversions – Useful Decor!

Kitchen Conversions – Useful Decor!
Posted in : Fooducation, Kitchen on by : jailavie

I am terrible with numbers – I just don’t have a memory for them. Unfortunately for me, cooking is often more mathematical than it is creative so I’m constantly googling conversions. (How many ounces are in a cup again?) Truthfully, I’ll actually yell for Tom first and he’ll tell me for the one thousandth time
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11 February, 2015

bitten: a food conversation

bitten: a food conversation
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On Friday, February 6, I attended bitten: a food conversation – a conference in SoHo that focused on the exciting culture of food, featuring thought leaders and entrepreneurs that shared their stories and ideas for the changing food industry. While each speaker brought a unique perspective on the industry of food today – from restaurants to food trucks
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15 September, 2014

Taste Talks in Brooklyn [Recap]

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This past weekend I was fortunate enough to attend Taste Talks, a foodie conference in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  OpenTable had reached out to me about attending and as soon as I started reading about the event, I jumped at the chance! (For restaurants in NYC, check out OpenTable’s New York City restaurants page here!) My Food
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7 August, 2014

[Recipe] Vegetarian Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

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Another week, another vegetable delivery from the country to the city. Last week we got: Chard Parsnips 8-Ball Zucchini Sweet Peppers & wax peppers Cucumbers & Lemon Cucumbers BiColor Sweet Corn Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes NY White Garlic Blackberries Sweet Basil And my prized item of this bunch was this monster: This massive zucchini is called
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5 July, 2014

Veggies Files + Chocolate Mojito [Recipe]

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I mentioned in an earlier post that I recently opted into a farm share, or CSA, program. I had a lot of lettuce to eat last week and a lot of garlic scape pesto to use up. In the last shipment, I got more lettuce and garlic scapes which means more new recipes to try!
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30 June, 2014

The Veggie Files: My First CSA

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This summer, I leaped into the trend of purchasing a “farm share” as part of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. I’ve been trying to eat more vegetables, and in the summer that should be easy. But unfortunately, now that I live in a city, buying fresh produce isn’t as easy as taking a drive
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