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Jessica Sennett Is Turning The Cheese Industry On Its Wheels With Revolutionary Home Storage Invention

December 1, 2016 by

For the last ten years, Jessica Sennett has worked as a cheese monger and cheese maker, and to this day, the most common question the 29-year-old gets is, “How should I store my cheese?” That’s because most of us (including Jessica), at some point, have opened up the fridge to find a once delicious wedge of cheese turned ... [Read More]

The Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy… It’s Not The Turkey [Video]

The Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy… It’s Not The Turkey [Video]

November 23, 2016 by

"Every year, many of us gather around a Thanksgiving table and stuff our faces with food before ducking out of awkward conversations with distant relatives by blaming our post-feast food coma on 'too much turkey.' It’s true that there is no slumber quite like that of a Thanksgiving nap, but it’s time we faced what’s ... [Read More]

The Women In Japan Challenging The Male-Dominated Sushi Chef Tradition

The Women In Japan Challenging The Male-Dominated Sushi Chef Tradition

August 15, 2016 by

While more and more women are pursuing careers in the culinary world, men still dominate top jobs in the kitchen. And when it comes to women sushi chefs, it’s a rare sight, particularly in Japan where the excuses used to keep women away from the sushi counter are beyond archaic.  ... [Read More]

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Cheesecake: How An Ancient Dessert Came To Be A Sexual Metaphor For Women

July 30, 2016 by

Today is National Cheesecake Day, a designated 24 hours in which to celebrate a decadent dessert whose origin dates back to ancient Greece. For us, a bunch of word nerds and language lovers, this random "holiday" inspired a random curiosity... exactly when and how did the term "cheesecake" come to be a sexual metaphor for women? Only one way to find out. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Some Good Herb… How To Keep Fresh Herbs Fresh

How many times have you bought a fresh herb bunch, only to throw it out cause you didn’t use it quickly enough? A wilted slimy bag of green goop, tossed in the garbage - money wasted, and no sage for your favorite lemon-sage chicken dish you just prepped. I swore I’d never kill innocent aromatics again so I came up with a bunch of herbal fixes and a battle cry to forever ... [Read More]

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Today Is National Doughnut Day… Meet The Women Integral To Its History

June 3, 2016 by

Today marks the 79th year that National Doughnut Day is being celebrated in the U.S., a magical "holiday" started by The Salvation Army in Chicago during the Great Depression. While the pillowy dough and sweet glazey goodness are the obvious allure, the real purpose of the day, then and now, is fundraising for people in need. It also honors military veterans, ... [Read More]

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11-Year-Old Social Entrepreneur Turned Passion For Bees And A Family Recipe Into A Million Dollar Business

March 29, 2016 by

At just 4 years old, Mikaila Ulmer’s parents encouraged their daughter make a product for a children’s business fair and Austin Lemonade Day. While she was thinking about some ideas, two things happened that inspired Mikaila’s now million dollar business. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Use Eggshells In 6 Unexpectedly Egg-cellent Ways

With Easter and Passover upon us, 'tis the season for all sorts of egg related symbolism and activities - hard-boiling, coloring, decorating, hiding, hunting, basket filling, devil-ing (my Aunt Rose’s deviled eggs are our holiday favorite!). An egg-stravaganza of eggs! But did you know that eggshells are A LOT more than they’re cracked up to be? ... [Read More]

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