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Exclusive Ice Cream: Humphry Slocombe Hong Kong Milk Tea

By Chef Melissa King, April 25, 2017  |  More Posts by Chef Melissa King

Humphry Slocombe Hong Kong Milk Tea Ice Cream

Melissa King is one of the most exciting young talents in America’s culinary scene. Her style blends modern Californian cuisine with delicate Asian flavors. She was featured on Top Chef Season 12, where she was a finalist. We got

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Rotisserie Chicken: Classic Dinner, New Flavors Each Month

By Alice K. Thompson, April 20, 2017  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

tequila lime rotisserie chicken

Rotisserie chicken is the hero of short-cut dinners. Pick one up and you’re three quarters of the way to a quick-and-delicious meal, whether the chicken is the center of the plate or shredded for a wrap, salad or bowl.

Our new Featured Flavor program makes it even more enticing to pick one up by offering birds in chef-inspired flavors for a limited time. This month: Tequila Lime, a rotisserie chicken rubbed with roasted chiles and garlic and splashed with tequila and lime juice. We paired it with Chipotle Roasted Squash as a side. (Bonus: When you buy the bird and the Squash side you get a $1 off the total purchase. 

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Our Produce Butcher Explains: How to Prep Spring Veggies

By Emily Hankey, April 20, 2017  |  More Posts by Emily Hankey

Produce Butcher Emily Hankey Bryant Park Store

Emily Hankey (above) is our produce butcher at the fruit and vegetable prep station in New York City’s Bryant Park store. Emily learned her cutting edge knife skills at the French Culinary Institute, and this is the first in a series of posts about how home cooks can learn to wrangle even the most intimidating produce.

Whenever someone hears that I’m a produce butcher, they either respond by saying how

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Try it: The Creamiest Cheese You've Ever Tasted

By Vero Kherian, April 20, 2017  |  More Posts by Vero Kherian

Vero Miss CheesemongerVero Kherian is the San Francisco-based cheese and specialty food blogger behind Misscheesemonger. She developed her passion for fine fromages as a cheesemonger at the Cellar in southern California and at Cowgirl Creamery in San Francisco.

From the first bite,

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Why Clean Eating Is Trending All Over Again

By Whole Story Editors, April 14, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors


Though the term “clean eating” has been around for more than 30 years, it’s finding new fans thanks to trending magazine articles, Instagram hashtags, and lots and lots of new high-profile practitioners. But what does it really mean to “eat clean,” and how do you make it easy enough to incorporate into your daily routine?

You’ll find lots of strategies, plus a meal plan with recipes in The Whole Foods™ Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and

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