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Anti-Valentine Valentine’s Day Menu

Table for one? Yes please.  If it’s just you, be selfish on V-Day: Pour yourself a (bottomless) glass of wine and indulge on what would normally be considered suitor-repelling dishes. To rebel against a truly annoying holiday, we bring you an Anti-Valentine Valentine’s Day Menu. Think of it as a special way to stab Cupid with your own arrow; a soul-soothing, savory satisfying arrow. 

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Summer Fest: Roasted Garlic

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Happy garlic week!

Summer Fest 2010We’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Summer Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com.

Happy garlic week, everyone. Try saying that to someone just after you’ve had a garlicky tomato sauce, hummus, pesto or some cheesy garlic bread and you’re likely to seriously offend. It’s no secret that garlic does little for one’s breath, but it’s so good. Garlic is essential to nearly every cuisine — it stars in Indian curries, Chinese stir-fries, Italian, French, and Spanish sauces,  it flavors Greek dips and roasted meats/fish, and is ground into the pastes used in Thai cooking. Not only does garlic flavor our favorite foods, it does our bodies good, as well. Garlic is a known antioxidant and is believed to lower cholesterol, increase blood flow and even cure the common cold. So bad breath be damned, sounds to me like we need to be eating more garlic, not less.

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Blend: Your Secret Weapons + Ours

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Food People have secrets they can’t help but share. We’ll show (and tell) you ours, if you show us yours…

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