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Brunch Basics and Beyond

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, April 27, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Strawberry-Lemon Olive Oil Coffee Cake

Strawberry-Lemon Olive Oil Coffee Cake

From its sweet and savory dishes and kid-friendly atmosphere to its inclusion of cocktails for the adults, I love everything about brunch. As a host, it’s not as overwhelming as organizing a dinner party. You can simply offer the basics (breakfast tacos or bagels) with a few twists (fruit compote or flavored butter) and please everyone. As a guest, it’s casual and expectations are nearly always met. Coffee? Fill ‘er up...

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The Versatility of Tortillas

By Alana Sugar, April 27, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Tortilla Breakfast Strata with Sausage and Green Chiles

Tortilla Breakfast Strata with Sausage and Green Chiles

When it comes to tortillas, many people have yet to venture much beyond standard wraps and Mexican food. That’s why I’m eager to share non-traditional ways to enjoy tortillas with recipes such as this brunch-perfect Tortilla Breakfast Strata with...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, April 26, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Spring has sprung! It’s time to take advantage of the extra daylight , so we want to get you spending less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the outdoors. To help you get a good meal on the table, we’ve done all the work of meal planning for you.

Quick and Easy Pineapple and Pork Tacos

Quick and Easy Pineapple and Pork Tacos

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How to Host a Tea Party

By Alice K. Thompson, April 25, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Mexican Tea Cookies

Mexican Tea Cookies

A tea gathering is one of the easiest, most relaxed events to host, and you’re welcome to leave Victorian etiquette behind and put your own spin on the party.

You don’t really need an excuse to plan one — getting together for good conversation and sociable noshing is always enough! — but there are some classic occasions for teas. A baby or wedding shower, celebrating Mother’s Day or a birthday, and welcoming a new neighbor or coworker are just a few times that are particularly suited to teas.

And warm...

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It's Time to Get Reacquainted with Rosé

By John Stewart, April 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

Rose wineConfession time: At a recent tasting with our Global Wine Buyers, I tried to act enthusiastic when a chilled, dusky pink, slightly spritzy sipper was slid toward me. Fact is, my past so-so experiences with Rosés made me tentative. But I tried it, and…wow! I snuck another pour (a bit of a tasting no-no). We had more wines to taste, but I was lost to the charms of this Portuguese Vinho Verde Rosé from Orlana. It was medium-bodied, elegant and dry with wild strawberry and just-ripe raspberry notes and a happy hint of sweetness in the crisp finish. The wine world is writing a new chapter in the making of Rosé, and I want to read...

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