New Produce: Kalettes

I (Litsa) love to read about hot, new produce that’s on the shelves this season—-or available at our local farmer’s market and/or a specialty shop! Produce is always on the top of my EAT list. Today, I read “21 Weeks […]

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Perfect for Toast: Creamed Honey

I (Litsa) love honey but I can’t say that I’m very familiar with ‘creamed honey’. A question about creamed honey was recently featured in my Real Simple magazine: What is creamed honey? Creamed honey starts as the normal liquid, then […]

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An Ingredient Mix: Curry Powder

Do you use curry powder in recipes much? Did you know that curry powder is actually a mix of spices? Checkout this interesting information about curry! Publix Family Style recently spotlighted a spice I don’t often take advantage of using: […]

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Defined: Pour-Over Coffee

Several times over the course of the year, I (Litsa) have walked into Starbucks stores requesting my favorite blonde roast blend. Many times the barista has noted that they do not have it brewed but can do a ‘pour-over’ for […]

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Reach for a Peach: Varieties of Peaches

Intensely aromatic and deliciously juicy, ripe peaches are one of the joys of late summer! Try them in salsas, on a lunch salad, sliced, juiced——and in a splurge worthy dessert. Naturally portion-controlled, relatively low in sugar and calories, and offering […]

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Maximize Time in the Kitchen

If I’m (Litsa) going to the supermarket, I like to arrive home with a little—–or ample—-time to prep food in the kitchen! When fresh berries and other fruit/vegetables arrive home in my grocery bags, I like to have time to […]

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Meal Planning Hack: Cooking Ahead

Like most of you, my life is crazy busy. Between work, the kids, hubby and all of our extra curricular activities, we are on the run most week nights. On the weekends I try to cook ahead as much as […]

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How to Easily Slice Whole Olives

A few days ago I needed sliced olives for a pasta salad I was making. In the pantry I found a can of whole pitted olives. The task of slicing whole olives is time consuming and I was in a […]

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