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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, May 22, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

April showers has given way to May flowers, and all the other beauty spring provides — including some of our favorite foods. Make the most of them by cooking at home! While warmer temperatures feel like a reason to slow down, our lives don’t, so plan ahead to make the task of putting dinner on the table stress-free.

Choose from family favorites, or pick a spin on a classic recipe to introduce new flavors and textures. It’s a great opportunity to find your new go-to recipe, which will make meal planning in weeks ahead that much easier!

To help you get started, we’ve collected seven recipes to get dinner on the table every night of the week.


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How to Cook a Whole Fish

By Alice K. Thompson, May 21, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Whole Fish

Grilled Whole Fish with Garlic and Lemon

When you walk by the display at your fish department, what catches your eye and holds your attention? For me, it’s the gorgeous, colorful, iridescently shiny whole fish that seem to be cavorting in a mini-sea of crushed ice. But the display isn’t just visually intriguing: It also offers one of the simplest and spectacular seafood experiences out there.

A whole fish makes an awesome presentation...

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Planning Potlucks with Special Diets in Mind

By Lindsay Robison, May 20, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Those who have nutritional restrictions or follow a specific diet often find eating out or with friends to be almost too much trouble to bother. And potlucks might be the trickiest situation of all with delicious food that may not be labeled or contain surprise ingredients (who put chicken stock in the vegetable soup?!). But now, potlucks don’t need to be off-limits. Hosts and guests alike will enjoy these recipes and tips for a positively perfect potluck experience.

Farro, Apple and Pecan Salad

Farro, Apple and Pecan Salad Recipe


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Daily Dish: Friday

By Whole Story Editors, May 20, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Ahi Tuna Stacks with Ginger-Soy Dressing

Photo Credit: @justataste

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today. ​​

Health Yeah!

There’s ...

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DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, May 20, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Homemade ice cream sandwiches

It’s getting hot here in Texas, and in my household that means we’re eating more ice cream. Making our own ice cream sandwiches are a foolproof way to please my whole household — the kids get to have fun in the kitchen, and everyone can make theirs just the way they like it.  

Builder’s Tips

Ice cream + cookies. How hard can it be, right? Here are a few tips to make your tastiest ice cream sandwiches yet.

  • Ice cream. Whether you’re choosing on-trend matcha or tried-and-true vanilla, ice cream (or gelato!) is easier to work with when frozen hard, so don’t take it out of the freezer too early. If...
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