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New Cookbook for Gluten-Free Success

By Chelsea Ferguson – “The Warm Kitchen,” is an essential manual for gluten-free cooking. A must-read for the home chef, it is written and inspired by the experiences of Amy Fothergill. The content of the book evolved when Amy’s infant daughter developed severe food sensitivities which gave Fothergill’s explorations into alternative food preparation a sense […]

Plant-Based Eating…with some Flexibility

Have you been considering adopting a Plant-Based Diet? Good news…you are not alone! What is a plant-based diet? Not surprisingly, it focuses on plants, including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, seeds, and nuts. Some people add small amounts of dairy and eggs while others adopt plant-based meals for a portion of their day or week […]

Vegan Reset – The 28-day Plan to Kickstart Your Healthy Lifestyle

Book written by Kim-Julie Hansen January is the month of new beginnings. It is also the time of year that many of us search for new ways to improve our health, lose weight, change behaviors, etc. As we are bombarded by promotions for exercise programs and diets, imagine what it would be like to adopt […]

The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook Expanded Edition, August 2019 Review

Fans of Downton Abbey pay heed…the 2019 expanded edition of The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook is now available, just in time for the upcoming release of the movie (September 20, 2019). As you may already know, the wildly popular television series Downton Abbey chronicled the life of the wealthy Crawley family, owners of a large […]

Is It Worth It? Juicing Your Own or Hitting the Juice Bar

Fresh pressed juice is tasty and nutrient packed. Juice bars seem to be popping up on every corner, not to mention the in-store mini juice bars found in health-food oriented grocery stores. Recently I decided to buy juice while doing my weekly grocery shopping. I was tired, had skipped lunch and needed a shot of […]

Two New Cookbooks: One will Reduce Your Waistline with a Gourmet Twist and the other will Expand Your Culinary and Cultural Horizons

Cookbooks come in many varieties…celebrity-inspired tomes filled with glossy photos of beautiful people and the food they prepared, usually heavier on stories than culinary tips; diet-based books that all seem to promise increased vitality and decreased waistlines; and of course the myriad of choices that cater to individual food preferences and/or allergies: Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, […]

Recipes from the Heart: Brisket With Real Grits

Liz Lapidus, Atlanta’s public relations legend, provided this recipe. A Florida native, the Lapidus name is synonymous with the architectural wonders of Miami Beach. Her grandfather, Morris Lapidus, was the driving force of Miami Beach’s touted architecture, particularly The Fountainbleu Hotel. “Brisket is my signature dish,” she said. “It’s taken me years to master and […]

Recipes from the Heart: LANE CAKE-An Alabama Original

Linda Rogers Weiss, chef and author, is a native of Alabama, now residing in Charleston, SC. She regularly shares recipes-all from the Deep South-with me and many others. I was introduced to Lane Cake during childhood days in Atlanta. My mother, an Alabama native, was one of those legendary cooks who performed culinary magic in […]

Who wouldn’t want to celebrate National Caramel day?

Jennifer Morgan – Who Wouldn’t want to Celebrate National Caramel day? It is a national holiday for my husband, (although he seems to celebrate it every day)! Clarkson Ave Caramel Salted Crumb Cake:  This cake puts a contemporary spin on an old classic by adding a gooey layer of homemade caramel – dusted lightly with […]

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