Monthly Archives: November 2015

​The Changing Face of European Coffee — Smart Coffee for Regular Joes

By Anna Brones

Europe has always had a special relationship to coffee. Centuries ago, European traders got their hands on it during travels to the Near East, helping to launch an entire global industry. We have France to thank for cafes, and Italy to thank for our beloved espresso drinks. European coffee culture has always been rich, and it continues to grow and expand today.

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Sustainable Traditions: Immigrants in Today’s Food Culture — Food News

By Hali Bey Ramdene

Perhaps now more than ever, the world’s ears are piqued to the stories of the immigrant experience. So often our first foray into understanding these stories is through what we have most in common: food. For 10 years Feet in 2 Worlds has brought the work of immigrant and ethnic media journalists from communities across the U.S. to public radio and the web, uncovering stories from the often-forgotten corners of the U.S. experience.

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20 Easy Vegan Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

By Kelli Foster

In the wake of Thanksgiving, let’s give ourselves a break and make weeknight meals a little easier and a little lighter. These 20 vegan dinner recipes come together easily and are satisfying yet vegetable-driven.

There’s a vibrant skillet paella, sweet potato tacos, spicy stir-fried cauliflower, and slow-cooker vegetable stew — all wholesome and colorful dishes heavy on vegetables that will leave you full and satisfied — no food coma required.

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The Best Grocery Store Hostess Gift — Faith’s Daily Find 11.30.2015

By Faith Durand

Roederer Estate Brut Sparkling Wine

• $19 – $23

As we enter a month of parties and holiday affairs, it’s helpful to have a go-to hostess gift you can pick up at the last moment. If your friends or family like bubbly (and let’s face it — most people do), then you can’t go wrong with this lovely and affordable bottle of sparkling wine.

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Recipe: Spicy Vegetarian Breakfast Nachos — Recipes from The Kitchn

By Megan Gordon

Nachos certainly have a time and place. When I was in college, that time and place broadened exponentially to include pretty much anywhere and any time, but today things have certainly changed. We make nachos occasionally when the Super Bowl is on or when a group of friends are over to watch a movie, so to try and persuade me that nachos belong on the breakfast table would be stretch, but after working on this recipe, I’m a changed woman.

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11 Refreshing Smoothie Recipes for Your Post-Holiday Restart — Recipes from The Kitchn

By Hali Bey Ramdene

We’re at the holiday interlude, that all-too-short period of time between the big festive meals of Thanksgiving and Christmas, which means it’s the perfect time to take a break from all the ripping and running, and stock up on refreshing smoothie recipes. Mix up any one of these colorful blends the next time you need a recharge, a quick hit of veggies, or something sweet and satisfying to sip on between all that holiday shopping.

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