What We’re Reading This Weekend, or: Historical Figures and Black Friday

Posted on November 28, 2014
black friday

Happy Black Friday! I hope your bellies are full of turkey and your spirits high for the holiday season. And for the brave few who went hunting for Black Friday deals, from the bottom of my heart I hope you scored big time. For really no other reason than to exercise my imagination, I imagined how historical figures might react to Black Friday. Without further ado, here's four random figures from history and what they might buy on this day of savings.

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Treasure Hunting: Browne-Foodservice Ceramic Onion Soup Bowl

Browne-Foodservice 16 oz Ceramic Onion Soup Bowl

The holiday season is just beginning and it’s never too late to start thinking about December festivities which, hopefully, will include some kind of warming soup. That’s where the Browne-Foodservice 16 oz Ceramic Onion Soup Bowl comes in. Read on...

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52 Ingredients: Thyme

Posted on November 25, 2014
Thyme

Thyme is one of the most popular herbs in my house. It has a nice, subtle flavor that is almost minty and goes great in stews, in chowders and soups, and as a meat seasoning. In fact, there are very few dishes that I cook that don’t have thyme. But did you know that there’s more to thyme than being just a simple ingredient in your pantry? The herb has worn a lot of hats throughout history in cooking, medicine and folklore. Read on...

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How to Get the Kids Involved in Thanksgiving Cooking

Posted on November 24, 2014
Thanksgiving Cooking

After watching the first episode of MasterChef Junior, I’m across the board convinced of one thing: kids can cook. Not every 8 year old can carve a turkey on Thanksgiving, but when it comes to spot jobs around the kitchen during the holidays, everyone can pitch in. So if your wintertime meals are serenaded by the pitter-patter of little feet, here’s how to get the little guys involved:

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What We’re Reading This Weekend, or: Bacons that Changed the World

Posted on November 21, 2014
bacon

We all love bacon. From its irresistible aroma to the familiar symphony of crunch from a crispy strip, bacon is less of a food and more of a universal language to of those who value great flavor. With every nibble, bacon changes your world. But does bacon have the ability to change the world? In short the three Bacons below did—but not in the way you think.

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