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How to Grow Herbs Indoors

When it comes to the kitchen, I can never have enough fresh herbs. But with the rising cost of organic produce at grocery stores, the wasteful packaging of herbs, and my rapid use of them in the kitchen, it’s a bit pricy to keep theShow More Summary

Flavorful and Nutritious Allergen Free Pastas You Will Love!

I lived in Italy. I love pasta. So imagine my surprise-anger-disbelief-denial-anguish when I was recently diagnosed with Celiac disease. My food world (temporarily) crashed. I've had gluten-free pastas and most of them leave much to be desired. Show More Summary

Suddenly Celiac: Reactions to a Celiac Diagnosis

“I have effing celiac disease?!” I inadvertently exclaimed in front of my 7-year-old daughter. Then we both burst into tears (which is when I realized she was standing there). “You have a disease?” she asked, freaking out, through her tears. Show More Summary

Suddenly Celiac: My Misadventure with Amaranth

Let’s talk about amaranth. What is amaranth, you ask? It’s a teensy tiny ancient grain (a pseudocereal, really) that dates back over 8,000 years to pre-Columbian Aztec days where it was a staple food. Amaranth (as well as quinoa andShow More Summary

Sign Up For The Food Photography Masterclass and Create Deeper, More Exciting Food Stories!

Do you love food photography but want to take your skills to a new level? Do you dream of creating rich and compelling stories with your photos? In Food Photography Masterclass you’ll follow along with award-winning food photographer Skyler Burt as he guides you through the process of creating stunning food and drink images. Show More Summary

The International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC) Returns to New Orleans in 2018!

The 2018 International Food Blogger Conference is heading back to the Big Easy! We are extremely excited to return to our highest rated IFBC location for our 10th anniversary! The conference will take place at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel from August 24 – 26. Show More Summary

Pumpkin Cauliflower Risotto and More Delish Dishes to Cook This Weekend

Yesterday it was 83 degrees here in Seattle, today it’s 66 and rainy. Fall is here to stay, but I’m fine with that. I had two beautiful days to wear my summer clothes one last time before I donned by boots and cashmere cardie. Now that...Show More Summary

Suddenly Celiac: Going Out On a Donut

Did you hear I got a Dear John letter from Gluten last week? It was pretty devastating - to say the least. I mean, a lot of break-ups come out of the blue, but getting dumped by a protein? Man, that was hard. Gluten told me to go cold turkey, to not rebound, but I just had to go through the motions. Show More Summary

Rocking Out In British Columbia: Food, Craft Beer, Hiking, Powder Skiing & More

Driving to the picturesque mountain town of Fernie we saw dramatic Mt Hosmer which rises to 8200 feet (2500 meters). We later found out that the face of this mountain is the home of the Ghostrider shadow, not to be confused with theShow More Summary

Suddenly Celiac: My "Dear John" Letter From Gluten

Dear Sheri, I’m so sorry for the pain I’ve caused you. In time I hope you will understand why I felt the need to end our relationship so abruptly. It simply isn’t healthy for me to remain a part of your life, so I’m leaving you forever. Show More Summary

5 Delicious and Easy Dinners You’ve Got to Try This Week!

Happy Monday! We've got just a few days left of Summer before we welcome the Autumnal Equinox on Friday. I love the sound of Autumn in lieu of Fall, don't you? Fall just sounds so, well, less peppy than Summer. While I'm saddened that...Show More Summary

Sheet Pan Garlic and Herb Roasted Vegetables

Vegetables, lots of healthy, brightly colored vegetables, is what I love most about summer. And fruit. Well, and sunshine, lots and lots of sunshine and no rain (we get puh-lenty of that here in Seattle the other 8-9 months of the year). Show More Summary

Mushroom Pâté with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Herbs

2 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

I sauté with it, fry with it, bake, drizzle, and blend with it. I use it in marinades, vinaigrettes, even ice cream. What is this magical food? Extra Virgin Olive oils from Spain! It imparts a wonderful peppery flavor - thanks to the...Show More Summary

Delicious and Fruity Drinking Vinegars That Are Healthy, Too!

2 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

Is drinking vinegar the new kombucha? OLITALIA, the Italian manufacturer of oils and vinegar, has recently come out with a new line of drinkable vinegars. Yes, vinegars you can drink, and they are delicious! Like kombucha, these beverages...Show More Summary

A Hilarious Plea For Line Cooks on Craiglist

2 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

We live in Seattle, a veritable food mecca, and recently came across this hilarious Craigslist job posting for line cooks. Having worked in both food service and retail I can sympathize with this owner's pain regarding turnover and reliability. Show More Summary

Heirloom White Bean Salad with Celery, Fennel and Radishes

2 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

We love beans, and the best beans we’ve found are those from Rancho Gordo. We discovered Rancho Gordo many years ago, back when they were still a small heirloom bean purveyor in Marin County, California. Now, I often see their beans featured in Sunset, Saveur, and other fine food magazines, websites, and markets. Show More Summary

Camano Island, Washington: Your Gateway To Dining, Hiking, & Beach-Combing

3 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

Washington State boasts some 56 islands, some of which are reached via ferry and others by private boat. However, Camano Island is just a one hour drive north of Seattle across the Camano Gateway Bridge over the Stillaguamish River.Show More Summary

Get $30 Off Your First Online Farmers' Market Order with Figbo!

3 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

If you're in the Seattle area, Figbo, the online local farmers' market, is offering $30 off first-time orders! No monthly subscription required! Get started here. With their new à la carte style order system you will now be able to choose...Show More Summary

An Easy Yogurt Marinated Chicken Recipe with Saffron Rice and Tzatziki

3 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

It's always nice to have a variety of easy chicken recipes on hand for those busy weeknights. This recipe is big on flavor and low effort, especially if you use a boxed saffron rice (I prefer to make it from scratch, but when time and energy are concerned a box is just fine). Show More Summary

Chill Out: 8 Refreshing Cold Soup Recipes for Summer

3 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

When it seems like it can't get any hotter the last thing you want to do is cook over a hot stove. Chill out this summer and make one (or all!) of these delicious cold soup recipes. Most of them require no cooking, just some slicingShow More Summary

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