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Hot. Hot. Hot. It’s the only way to describe the poke bowl craze that’s sweeping the country. What started centuries ago as a hearty and inexpensive meal for Hawaiian fishermen has become the latest food trend to arrive on the mainland. Poke (pronounced "poy-kay") means "to section," "slice" or "cut" in Hawaiian. Traditionally, a poke bowl is made [...]
"Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame-seed bun.” Almost everyone remembers McDonald’s classic jingle. But burgers have come a long way since the Golden Arches launched this famous slogan. And veggie burgers have come the longest way of all, evolving from frozen, pre-packaged oddities to delicious, proto-artisan delights. Today’s veggie [...]
The classic fruit salad dish is making a comeback. The cool cachet is blooming like a bejeweled berry. Today's fruit salads are as perfect on the tongue as they are on the eye. Modern fruit salads are defined by unique flavors and textual contrasts like seeds and nuts. So the next time you're invited to a [...]
The chip ‘n’ dip moment comes in many forms. It’s the ultimate party food, perfect for barbecues, family gatherings and relaxed Friday nights. Chips and dips are what you eat during Super Bowl and March Madness parties, the vast buffet of pre-dinner nibbles and finger foods quickly becoming dinner every time the bowl of tortillas is refilled and warm [...]
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Iced coffee is happiness in a cup. But getting your daily cold caffeine fix can add up – fast. Save your pennies with these sublime iced coffee recipes you can whip up right at home. With a few key ingredients and a bit of planning, you’ll be having your coffee and drinking it, too. Be [...]
Instant ramen noodles have been a staple for college students and budget-conscious shoppers for years, but a growing number of restaurants are serving traditional styles of ramen and other noodle soups on far fancier menus than you might expect. Pho, ramen and Vietnamese noodle shops are all the rage among the foodie set, but you [...]
It's early morning and the sun is shining! You've got the whole day ahead of you and, of course, you want to make it memorable. Enter brunch. Because it's early in the day, most of your guests will have the time slot free, and they're sure to appreciate a hearty meal to keep them going [...]
There’s no better time than spring to enjoy what Mother Nature gave us. With some of the most flavorful fruits headlining the season, it’s tempting to clear out the produce aisle in one fell swoop. The five amazing recipes below highlight the best of spring’s offerings, because there’s no sweeter way to celebrate the season [...]

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