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5 Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Why spend money on a Mother’s Day buffet when you can make a gorgeous brunch in your own kitchen? Here are 5 tasty and creative recipe ideas for a homemade Mother’s Day brunch!

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Piñata Humor for Cinco de Mayo

There’s nothing like a little piñata humor to kick off Cinco de Mayo weekend. Thanks to cartoonist Scott Hilburn and his hilarious website, The Argyle Sweater, for sharing!

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Gefilte Goes Mainstream

Gefilte fish is loved by some, loathed by others. At two new Jewish Manhattan food businesses, Ashkenazi gefilte gets the gourmet treatment.

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Brinner Week Giveaway!

Contest – win a gorgeous Waring Pro double waffle iron. Comment and let me know your favorite breakfast-for-dinner dish. Easy entry & giveaway!

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ABC 7Live San Francisco

Watch Tori Avey, The Shiksa in the Kitchen, cook historical recipes for President’s Day on ABC 7Live in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

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Internet Censorship Bills: SOPA and PIPA

I will not be posting online on January 18 in protest of the internet censorship bills, SOPA and PIPA, that will soon be voted on by Congress. Please consider signing this petition against internet censorship and learn how you can take action here: GOOGLE PETITION AGAINST INTERNET CENSORSHIP The internet should remain free and uncensored. …

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The Great Truffle Debate

Truffles are the most expensive food in the world, worth their weight in gold because of their scarcity. Are truffles really worth all this fuss?

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Gershwin’s Roly Poly Lyrics

Composers and lyricists use dummy lyrics as placeholders. Here are George and Ira Gershwin’s silly food lyrics for their hit song “I Got Rhythm.”

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