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Peak Season for Artichokes

By Alana Sugar, March 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Steamed Artichokes with Creamy Walnut Dip

Steamed Artichokes with Creamy Walnut Dip

My mother loved artichokes.  Every spring, she would steam fresh artichokes and serve with either a lemon-melted butter sauce or sweetened vinegar dipping sauce. They were delicious! 

Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean. Italy, France and Spain are the largest producers. In the US, California produces close to 100% of all of our artichokes. They’re at their...

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Tips and Recipes for Spring Potlucks

By Alice K. Thompson, March 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Antipasti Salad

Antipasti Salad

Spring brings terrific new reasons to get together: Outdoor gatherings and picnics beckon as the weather warms, some great family holidays (Easter and Passover!) are on the way, and a whole new season of produce is tempting us cooks.

Potlucks are a favorite way to celebrate, spreading the cooking duties around to minimize the stress on a single host and maximize the enjoyment for all.

Keeping it simple and yummy is the key. Here are my top strategies for hosting and attending, plus a dozen recipes that can make you a...

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Inspiration for Cooking with Dill

By Alana Sugar, March 23, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Creamy Cucumber Dressing with Fresh Dill

Creamy Cucumber Dressing with Fresh Dill

This spring, I’m looking forward to a bounty of herbs from my little garden. This is the first year I’m growing dill, a wonderful green feathery herb with a subtle licorice or anise-like flavor. I can’t wait to make this Taste of Scandinavia Salad with spring greens, smoked salmon and fresh dill.

Dill, like all fresh herbs, can add beauty...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, March 22, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Spring has sprung! To help you get a good meal on the table, we’ve done all the work of meal planning for you.

Spring Chicken Salad

Spring Chicken SaladHealth Starts Here, Gluten Free

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Coffee for You, Water for All

By Blake Mycoskie, March 21, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Blake Mycoskie

Blake Mycoskie is the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, and the man behind the One for One® movement.

During my travels with TOMS, I witnessed how the lack of safe water impacted communities we visited with TOMS Giving Partners. Children and their families were often sick and family members were kept from school or work to gather water.  

Over 700 million people don’t have access to safe water (Source: WHO/UNICEF (2014)) and more than...

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