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It’s Summer So It Must Be Corn Season!

Corn etiquette: how to pick it, store it, and fix a bad choice. I look forward to summer every year…

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Recipe Idea: Prepping Roasted Veggies for Later

Great way to spread out the goodness of great tasting veggies. I know it’s July, but here in Los Angeles…

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What’s the Best Summer Beverage in this Heat?

The simplest spritzer to help keep you cool in this heat. It’s summer. It’s hot, even in the evening. You…

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Tips on Storing and Serving Wine

How do you know if you’re doing it right? Picture it:  You’re at a good restaurant with friends and one…

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Tips on How to Ripen that Rock-Hard Avocado

Can’t find a ripe avocado and you need one (or more) to make guacamole tomorrow? You invited friends over tomorrow…

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Recipe for Summer Punch: Champagne, Fruit, and Fun Ice

An adult drink with champagne that only looks fruity sweet (it isn’t). It’s summer and that means outdoor or indoor…

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Kitchen tip: How to use raw asparagus.

It’s Summer and that means Asparagus in all its glory! Who knew? Some of my most favorite fruits and vegetables…

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Recipe Cooking Times Can Be Deceiving!

Often, they're just a suggestion. Recipe writers can’t always be quite as precise as they’d prefer when they list cooking…

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8 Fruits and Vegetables that Don’t belong in your Refrigerator

How to keep your fruits and vegetables tasting as they should. In a perfect world we’d shop daily and prepare…

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A place for coffee in your kitchen

How to set up a hot beverage station for your morning ‘brew’.

It’s so easy to create a place for coffee or tea in your kitchen. We all have our routines that…

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Party treat: Champagne Jello Shots

This is the little party treat that will make a big splash at your next gathering. There are so many…

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Get ready for a spring time treat—Roasted Asparagus

It’s a quick home recipe for roasted asparagus that’s perfect for any meal. I love the taste of fresh asparagus.…

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