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Your Memorial Day Menu Reinvented: Latin Style

May 23, 2014 - 10:01 am in Healthy Tips, Organic Foods
Your Memorial Day Menu Reinvented: Latin Style
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Memorial Day Weekend is quickly approaching and I have finally completed my BBQ menu for a small group of friends and family. My friends, also foodies at heart, appreciate local, fresh ingredients and are willing to try pretty much anything I whip up. Now…

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The Whale’s Tale, East Northport, NY

May 21, 2014 - 9:57 am in Nutrition, Restaurants
The Whale’s Tale, East Northport, NY
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I visited one of my brother's favorite summer spots this weekend and was reminded of the value of a killer taco. The Whale's Tale is located on the north…

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Coconut Oil: Culinary, Health & Beauty Superpower

Coconut Oil: Culinary, Health & Beauty Superpower
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During my last trip to Puerto Rico, I became familiar with the use of coconut as a key ingredient in Latin cooking. Not only were the locals drinking…

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10 Health Benefits of Garlic: Culinary and Nutritional Powerhouse

May 13, 2014 - 3:37 pm in Alternative Medicine, Healthy Tips, Organic Foods
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There really is nothing like garlic. Whether you sauté it with some onions or mince it, it is one of Mother Nature’s most versatile ingredients. Latin cooking utilizes garlic for some of its most popular dishes, including most shrimp dishes and signature…

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5 Food Safety Facts All Home Cooks Should Know

March 25, 2014 - 7:42 am in Healthy Tips
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Even if you do not aspire to cook in a restaurant one day, all cooks need to know some basic safety rules in order to keep themselves and their food safe. Below are 5 food safety tips for all home cooks whether you keep a plant-based kitchen or an omnivore-based…