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]

You Should Know Rebecca Webb Carranza, Pioneer Of The Tortilla Chip

February 24, 2016 by

It's National Tortilla Chip Day! So, before you grab a celebratory bag of these tasty treats, we thought you should know pioneering businesswoman Rebecca Webb Carranza, the woman responsible for introducing the tortilla chip into modern food culture. According to a February 7, 2006 ... [Read More]

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Wine Is Winning With Women… According To New Research

February 16, 2016 by

Wine Market Council, a non-profit association of grape growers, wine producers, importers, wholesalers, retailers, and other affiliated wine businesses and organizations, released new research on consumer wine consumption habits. Here are the highlights of their findings, specific to women who drink wine. ... [Read More]

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