Archive for December, 2017

10 tips for entrepreneurial success from women, for women

10 tips for entrepreneurial success from women, for women

Sponsored Content More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make strides in business ownership, the path to success is still significantly more difficult for women than men. A recent study reports that female entrepreneurs receive only about 2 percent of all funding, despite owning 38 percent of the businesses in the […]

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Cocktail party quantity guide [Infographic]

Cocktail party quantity guide [Infographic]

Sponsored Content Whether your gathering is designed to be more intimate with a few guests or something livelier of a much larger scale, follow these guidelines from the Chinet brand for how much food and drink to have on hand for a cocktail party. IMAGE Related posts: BBQ Directory – Find Bar-B-Cue Near You! Barbequing: […]

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Top 4 nutrition predictions in the New Year

Top 4 nutrition predictions in the New Year

Sponsored Content Several food and nutrition trends were in the spotlight this year, including the continued rise of plant-based diets, non-dairy ice creams and superfoods that are blasts from the past — legumes, apples and cabbage. It can be easy to experience nutrition whiplash in the New Year, but don’t be a victim. Get a […]

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Practical meets pretty: Fresh herbs at your fingertips, even in autumn

Practical meets pretty: Fresh herbs at your fingertips, even in autumn

Sponsored Content The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening enjoyment, even if you don’t have the time or climate for a full plot of food plants. Herbs are perfect fall crops; they are prolific growers, can satisfy your desire for fresh, garden-grown greens and are one of the easiest […]

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Peppers from Mexico – How To _____

Peppers from Mexico – How To _____

Have you ever wandered down the International Aisle of your local supermarket looking for those unique ingredients to mix up your boring weekly meal plans? Most excited chefs and home cooks do. Usually, as an endcap somewhere near the Latin and Asian area, you’ll see a broad array of Mexican ingredients. Most of the time, […]

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Simple Sheet Pan Suppers

Simple Sheet Pan Suppers

Sponsored Content At times, spending hours in the kitchen can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience. However, even for avid home cooks, a busy weeknight isn’t one of those times. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly and clean up just as fast. […]

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Throw the Ultimate Tailgate

Throw the Ultimate Tailgate

Sponsored Content Football season is back, and that means it’s time to stock up on all the tailgating essentials. Nailing the food lineup is key because few things can ruin a good game like getting “hangry” before kickoff. This year, kick your game up a notch with simple tailgating recipes that bring the perfect blend […]

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Better Than Takeout

Better Than Takeout

Asian dishes at home Sponsored Content On busy weeknights, it can be easy to opt for Asian staples like beef and broccoli. Instead, try making your own cuisine at home with quick-cook noodles, from udon to lo mein. “Popular takeout dishes and noodle bowls can be high in salt and unhealthy fats, but when you […]

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Appealing Holiday Appetizers

Appealing Holiday Appetizers

Sponsored Content While the main course is in the oven and guests mingle in anticipation this holiday season, tide them over with simple appetizers the whole crowd will enjoy. That sometimes tall task may be easier said than done depending on the size of your get-together, but you can make it less daunting with quick […]

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Passing the Torch for Holiday Hosting

Passing the Torch for Holiday Hosting

Sponsored Content For most families, the holidays are filled with time-honored traditions, many that have been passed down from one generation to the next. However, when the time comes for the next generation to begin carrying the torch for those treasured traditions, the transition can be a bit bumpy. For some, spending the holidays as […]

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6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

Sponsored Content Eggnog Martini and Maple Amaretto Sour are two holiday cocktails that could easily be found on a festive bar menu. However, you can make them yourself in the comfort of your own home. Dazzle guests with an easy, simple trick: extracts. A simple drop of an extract – peppermint, maple, rum or almond […]

Holiday Wine Pairings 101

Holiday Wine Pairings 101

Sponsored Content Whether you’re hosting a holiday fete or on tap to bring the wine to Christmas dinner, nailing the perfect pairing doesn’t have to be stressful. When shopping for wine, consider the different flavors that will be served. From starters, like antipasti plates and warm appetizers, to main dishes including ham, beef or poultry […]

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Good Eats with Grapes

Good Eats with Grapes

Make a heart-healthy menu with flavorful fruit Sponsored Content Heart-healthy foods can play a role in healthy aging. Whether you enjoy them by the handful as a refreshing snack or use them to add color, crunch and a touch of sweetness to a meal, grapes are a heart-healthy option that make eating better easy. Grapes […]

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Spoon Up Tradition

Spoon Up Tradition

Sponsored Content When cooler temperatures call for something to warm you up, good, old-fashioned soups and stews may be just what you need. You can create delicious, steaming pots that taste like they’re straight out of mom’s kitchen with flavorful, convenient ingredients such as Aunt Nellie’s Pickled Beets and READ Salads to help streamline preparation. […]

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Grilled Pork Steaks

Grilled Pork Steaks

By: Christopher Riviers What beats a nice grilled piece of meat on a cool evening? Not much, other than getting your family together to enjoy it with you. But whether you have a family, friends, or just simply need time to yourself to reflect and get your thoughts together to unwind from the day, tossing […]

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