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Farmer’s Market Inspiration

Meet Farmer David Moreno of Moreno Farms near Scottsdale, AZ, USA.   As i stood at his produce stand on this warm, sunny day with breezes swirling the blossom scents of the Sonoran Desert all around me- I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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Five Quick Steps for Fabulous Everyday Salads

I spent the weekend reading about grains. (I know, right?) I was the last one in my family to come down with the stupid cold, when a book arrived at my door- “Amazing Grains” cookbook by author Ghillie James.  So … Continue reading

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Humble Risotto

Warmth in a bowl. A little parmesan cheese, a lot of homemade chicken stock, and the scent of onions and celery softening away in butter & olive oil.  I’m home. Jamie Oliver just came out with his latest cookbook, Jamie’s … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s New #ComfortFood Cookbook

I forgot how much i love a steak sandwich. Want to know what i say every time i cook a Jamie Oliver recipe? “I can’t believe i just made this!!!” It’s that good. I love playing in the kitchen with such … Continue reading

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The Four Elements of Chai Tea

Chai means “tea” in Hindi. Some of us have repeated ourselves by asking for “Chai Tea” at our local tea and coffeehouses, bought the convenient quart box at the grocery store, or have steeped individual chai flavored tea bags.  Here … Continue reading

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APPsolutely Foodtastic

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver  NAILS IT  with his Jamie Oliver Recipes App because he not only teaches you a real food recipe with a great outcome, but he teaches you techniques which in turn teaches you… HOW TO  COOK IN … Continue reading

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#1 Food Tip

I was asked what my #1 Food Tip is… and i’d have to say… “Unleash your inner artist by cooking simple and fresh- using minimally processed ingredients.  Food is all love after all!  So don’t be afraid to get fresh!” And … Continue reading

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Party With A Food Rev Ambassador!

Anyone who knows me, knows i LIVE to…. write about, film, photograph, play with, speak of, cook, serve and enjoy real food.   [photo: Cooking Demo/Food Ed class at Whole Foods for Earth Day] I love teaching our youth about how … Continue reading

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!!! 5 Reasons Why I Love Cinco de Mayo !!!

On the 5th day of the 5th month, we celebrate the Mexican army winning a big battle by throwing a fiesta!  Fiesta means party, and that just happens to be my favorite 5 letter word. Here are 5 reasons why … Continue reading

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Ever Wished Chocolate Grew On Trees?

“When i was a little girl, i wished chocolate grew on trees.  When i grew up, i learned it really does.” I’ll give you the recipe for homemade chocolate pudding I made for a group of kids and their parents … Continue reading

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