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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, March 29, 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.

Grilled Monkfish with Olive and Parsley Salsa

Grilled Monkfish with Olive and Parsley SalsaGluten Free


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From Winter Gloom to Spring Blooms

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, March 28, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

DaffodilsI spent a significant amount of my youth in the Midwest, where flowers, not calendars, were my barometers for spring.

When I saw the yellow daffodils begin to sprout, I knew spring was nearly here. Next the apricot tree started blooming, and by the time the fragrant lilacs made their brief but triumphant appearance, I knew warm weather was definitely here to stay, at least for a few months.

My mother would mark the arrival of spring by bringing flowers inside. Toward the end of a long, cold, gray Midwest winter, nothing brightened our home like pink tulips, yellow daffodils or a mixed bouquet. When we had an early spring, she’d mix store-bought...

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You're Invited! Cheese Nights: Celebrating Responsible Cheesemakers

By John Stewart, March 27, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

More and more often these days, as I’m enjoying a bite of something I’ve just brought home from the market, I find myself wondering about how it was made and the impact of its production. I also find myself wanting to celebrate those responsible producers who have found a way to make something delicious with the earth in mind.

That’s the idea behind our next Cheese Nights (Tuesday, March 31, 6—7:30pm). From solar panels and plant-based products to innovations such as biodigesters and wood boilers, progressive cheesemakers are implementing some ingenious ideas to bring us some remarkable cheeses.

Join us on Tuesday and celebrate five of the best with us!

Cheese Nights

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Spring Baking with Special Diets

By Megan Myers, March 27, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blueberry Coffee Cake

For me, spring entertaining means spring brunches. And spring brunches mean that I have to get my oven ready, because I love to get baking all the goodies that go with brunch. Not only do muffins have a place at the table, but so do biscuits, coffee cakes, and dessert cakes!

When you’re entertaining, it’s important to make sure every one of your guests has something yummy to eat. Here are my recommendations for special diet baking this spring!


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Passover: How to Eat the Rest of the Week

By Amy Kritzer, March 26, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Amy Kritzer

Amy Kritzer is a personal chef and recipe developer in Austin, Texas and is the founder of the modern Jewish cooking blog, What Jew Wanna Eat. In her spare time, she enjoys theme parties and finding the tastiest queso in town.

Matzah Nachos

The Passover Seder menu gets all the attention this time of year, with perfecting Bubbe’s matzah ball soup, scrounging up some...

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