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Top Tailgating Food Trends

By Martie Duncan, MyRecipes.com Contributor The biggest party in football and the second largest day for food consumption (behind Thanksgiving) is Super Bowl Sunday. No matter if your team makes it to the big game or not, most of us will be huddled around the television to watch– if not for the game, for the commercials. Instead of the typical […]

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Martie Duncan Chats With Rebel Eats Star Justin Warner

By Martie Duncan, Contributor The first time I laid eyes on Justin Warner was in a holding room at B Square Studios in Atlanta. Justin had on a crazy multi-colored skeleton tee shirt, red socks, and a rapper style baseball cap.  We weren’t supposed to talk. Of course, I did anyway. “Nice socks” I commented. “Thanks” he replied. That’s where […]

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10 Company-Worthy Dinners

By: Michelle Klug When cooking for your family or yourself, presentation probably isn’t your first concern. Just getting dinner on the table (and not being on a first name basis with the pizza delivery man) is cause for celebration. Let’s just say that some dinners can look a little—um—unpalatable, think chili or slow cooker meals. But not these dinners. Think […]

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Product Spotlight: Zevia’s Natural Diet Soda

By: Michelle Klug Some people are lucky enough to love water so much, they have no problem fulfilling the 13 cups (16 for men) per day requirement. I, on the other hand, have trouble getting excited about such a bland liquid. I crave it when I am really, really thirsty or after a workout but 13 cups a day? Nah! […]

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Martie Knows Parties Chats With Todd English

By Martie Duncan, Contributor Chef Todd English burst onto the culinary scene in 1991 as the James Beard award winner for National Rising Star Chef. In 1994, the James Beard Foundation named him Best Chef in the Northeast. His star continues to rise along with the number of restaurants, books, and product lines that bear his name. And just in […]

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Martie Knows Parties Chats With Bobby Flay

By Martie Duncan, Contributor Iron Chef Bobby Flay was one of the mentors on Season 8 of Food Network Star. I wasn’t on his team but over the course of the competition, I watched him carefully. After all, he’s an Iron Chef. Bobby is a true professional and that sometimes reads as tough and rigid. He’s anything but that. Underneath […]

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Desiring More Downton Abbey

By Deanne Revel, MyRecipes Contributor For Downton Abbey fans, last week’s season three finale was bittersweet. We’ll likely be waiting some time for season four to air as it just began filming this month. But to help us get our Downton fix until then there’s “The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook” by Emily Ansara Baines. The book lists more than 150 […]

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Family Photo Swap Party

By Martie Duncan, MyRecipes Contributor Have some holes in your family photo album? If you do and you’re looking for something fun to do with your family and holiday house guests the day after the big day, why not plan a family photo swap party? While sitting around the TV to watch the big game is tradition for the adults, […]

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Make-Ahead Mexican Holiday Brunch

By Martie Duncan, MyRecipes Contributor There are a lot of get-togethers with family and friends on the days after the holiday but let’s face it… leftover turkey doesn’t sound terribly appealing on day three, does it? How about a change of pace and take the menu south of the border this year? This make-ahead Mexican brunch will hit the spot […]

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Host a Santa’s Cookie Workshop Party

By Martie Duncan, MyRecipes Contributor Baking cookies and cookie decorating is a timeless holiday tradition. Make it into a wonderful memory for the kids in your family. It’s a perfect holiday party theme for schools, churches, and neighborhoods, too. This is the perfect last minute party for kids hanging around the house waiting for Santa to arrive. They can make their […]

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