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Lunchbox Cherry Cake Jam Bars

Some of the best recipes are the old fashioned ones. I love making these jam bars because they are a delicious treat that packs easily into lunch boxes, and tastes great to the last crumb. Use cherry pie filling or your own cherry jam. These bars are rich and delicious.

5 Unexpected Homemade Back to School Snacks

Keeping your kid's school lunch appealing and interesting can seem like a chore.  Children are fickle about their tastes and can love something one week and damn it the next.  These homemade snacks make sure no one will ever get bored with their food at lunchtime.

Roasted Clams with Sausage, Tomatoes and Fregola

With summer coming to a close we're soaking up the sun and cooking out of doors as much as possible. Doesn't food taste so much better when kissed by the fresh air and flavorful smoke of a wood burning fire? It's something I miss when the chill of fall is upon us.

Walla Walla: The Heart of Washinton's Wine Country

Several wine experts have stated that Walla Walla has the best wine in Washington! That is certainly a bold statement so to investigate, we left the Seattle area for a five-hour drive to the southeast corner of the state for some research, testing, and tasting.

Incredibly Perfect Baby Back Ribs

These cool nights and hot summer days makes everything taste better. My technique for getting the best taste from my grill is simple. Dry rub everything. This flavor packed combination of seasonings will give everything a better fla...

Back to School Means Bento!

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Even though I homeschool, it's such a relief when we can go back to a strict schedule to our day. My kids seem to respond in a positive way, although I think it may have to do with all the food prep that happens. 

Succulent Seafood Pie

These are the most beautiful days of summer on the coast of Maine. The days have quickly become shorter, but they are crisp and clear. These are the few weeks of the year when tourists have gone home for the most part, yet the businesses are still open.

Bright and Sunny Cuban Orange Mojito

Fruity and cold, you are going to love this new cocktail recipe from Foodista contributor, Julia, for this fabulous drink!

Eat Your Way Along Richmond B.C.'s Dumpling Trail

Nearly every culture on Earth has them. Some are boiled, some are steamed. Some are pan or wok fried. Some are dropped by the spoonful into a flavorful stew or broth. They are pinched, pleated, folded, formed. They are eaten with chopsticks, spoons, forks, fingers.

A Peachy Tomato Salad

Tomato week is in full swing celebrating all the deliciousness that this vegetable (that's really a fruit) brings to the table.

No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream with Mini Chocolate Chips

Homemade ice cream can be as simple as whipping up a smoothie.  This recipe for no-churn strawberry ice cream is a favorite because you dump everything into a blender and then transfer the mixture into the freezer - no ice cream maker required.

First Street Food Stall in the World Wins Michelin Star

A Singapore street food chef is the first in the World to win a Michelin star. Chan Hon Meng, chef and owner of Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle, won the coveted culinary award in July for his less than $2 a plate signature dish - the cheapest Michel-starred meal in the world.

Quick and Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper

The dog days of summer are welcome on the farm. We have a garden to harvest and that means early mornings with plenty to do all day. Family dinner feels like a peaceful break from the busiest season.

An Easy Homemade Pork and Shrimp Dumplings Recipe

Pork dumplings, or siu mai, are an ubiquitous dish found in Cantonese dim sum restaurants. Preparing dim sum is an art, but there are some dishes that can easily be made at home. My go-to, easy-to-make dumplings are pork and shrimp siu mai.

Quick and Delicious Brazilian Mortadella Sandwich

Among the bustling streets of Sao Paolo, Brazil are small metal carts offering mortadella sandwiches to passersby.  These simple and unassuming meal is a staple for Brazilians.  Its a quick and delicious bite to eat that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or even dinner.

Food Recall: Curry Seasoning Contains Lead

The  Miami based Oriental Packing Co. recently recalled over 188 tons of blended curry products because it is contaminated with lead. Lead can build up in the body and cause serious, even permanent health problems. 

Summer Steak Frittata

A hearty meal for brunch or summer supper, Frittata is a popular choice for a meal on our farm. It's a tasty catch all for the extra things from the garden, and each time they are made a little bit different. 

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