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Food And Beverage

Authentic Tuscan tastes bring big holiday flavor

November 5, 2011

Having spent a year living abroad in Florence with her family, the Seattle-based mom and urban-gardening foodie was certainly no stranger to adventure. So when Maiocco discovered DaVinci Wine’s Storyteller Experience application on Facebook, she decided to…

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Munchies: Hello Darling’s

October 23, 2011

While I love writing about politics and the people who practice it, there’s another thing that I love writing about just as much. Food.

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Pantry staples make baking classic recipes a breeze

October 9, 2011

A few key pantry ingredients will prepare anyone to bake at the drop of a hat. Bakers and dessert enthusiasts alike know that baking requires no special season – from springtime to the holidays there’s always room for a sweet indulgence – and it’s important to be prepared to bake up a special treat.

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How to turn your house into the finest steakhouse

October 9, 2011

With autumn approaching, appetites will soon be craving those big, hearty flavors that warm the soul. Imagine a fireside table topped with a succulent steak and a robust red wine. Think you need to make a reservation at the swankiest steakhouse in town? Think again.

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Pasta meets sauce: secrets to the perfect pairing

October 2, 2011

“What’s for dinner?” It’s the question everyone loves to ask, and when the answer is “pasta,” kids and parents alike are excited to share the table, counting down the minutes until it’s time to eat. Pairing the right pasta shape with the right sauce can be a supermarket stumper.

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Seven days, seven ways to put a new spin on potatoes

September 23, 2011

Seven unique potato types mean you can try a new one every day of the week for a fun and varied menu plan. Not only that, potatoes are a healthy addition to your menu. At just 110 calories per serving, they’re packed with essential vitamins and minerals…

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Beat the back-to-school food blues

September 18, 2011

Going back to school often means hitting the books for ideas to create healthy lunchbox and after-school treats that kids will love. Luckily, the experts at the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) have developed a host of easy tweaks and creative twists that will keep you thinking…

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Wine lovers create their very own vintage

September 18, 2011

The U.S. surpassed France as the largest wine-consuming nation in 2010, with wine shipments across the U.S. – coming from California, other states and foreign producers – at nearly 330 million cases, a record high for the industry. And, in 2010 the per capita total wine consumption was 2.54 gallons – more than one case.

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