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Flavor Crusaders

By Elizabeth Smith, June 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Smith

Special Sauce for Burgers and Sandwiches
Special Sauce for Burgers and Sandwiches

Sriracha is hot hot hot and is having its moment in the spotlight, but don’t overlook the potential of our old pals ketchup, mustard and mayo. Remember them? Sure this trio is a barbecue necessity, but they can do so much more than that.

With a little creativity, ketchup, mustard or mayo and other ingredients you likely have on-hand, you can make homemade sauces, dressings, marinades and glazes....

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, June 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for the entrée or to round out your main dishes this week!

Caprese Couscous
Caprese CouscousVegetarian

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4 Ways to Pit a Cherry

By Paige Schilt, June 28, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

How to Pit Cherries

Cherry season is here, and I want to make all the cherry recipes — from Cocktail Cherries to Tiny Cherry Pies! Since patience is not one of my main virtues, I’ve been studying up on easy ways to pit a recipe-ready pile of cherries.

The Internet is full of cherry pitting hacks that run the gamut from ingenious to outlandish. There’s the pastry tip method — but not everyone has a pastry tip in their...

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New Music: Putumayo’s Australia

By Dan Storper, June 28, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Dan Storper

Read on for a chance to win Putumayo’s Australia and Australia Playground CDs, available in most Whole Foods Market Stores. Dan Storper is the CEO and founder of Putumayo World Music.

Putomayo AustraliaKnown by affectionate nicknames such as “The land down under” and “OZ,” Australia is home to surreal landscapes, unique flora and fauna and mystical indigenous cultures. Its pop, country and rock music scene has bred scores of international stars. The compositions on Putumayo’s latest release, Australia, represent some of the cultural song-lines connecting the people of Australia...

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Food-Focused Road Trips

By Gaby Dalkin, June 27, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Gaby Dalkin

Culinary Road Trips | Photo by Gaby DalkinGaby Dalkin is the blogger behind What’s Gaby Cooking, where she shares mostly healthy and sometimes decadent recipes from her everyday life. Her first cookbook, Absolutely Avocadoes, was published last year.

Living in California is awesome for a multitude of reasons. We have amazing fresh produce, it’s sunny the majority of the year and it’s really easy to hop in the car and drive to a new fun city for a weekend road trip.

Growing up we didn’t really do any epic road trips. They were mostly for tennis tournaments around the Southwestern...

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