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Sad to see what Gather has become

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Sad to see what Gather has become

Probably no one will even read this. It’s just so sad to see how Gather has been abandoned. I feel like the group is living on an ignored server in someone’s back room. They don’t care if it works or

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Peach Ketchup Recipe & Ball Brand Giveaway!

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Peach Ketchup Recipe & Ball Brand Giveaway!

I can, can you? Sure you can! Canning is not hard to do at all, especially if you pick a really easy project like canning fruit. This year I received a box of luscious peaches from Washington

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Highlights from the American Craft Council San Francisco Show

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Highlights from the American Craft Council San Francisco Show

I went to the American Craft Council San Francisco Show to check out the craft food and beer, but I was blown away by the quality of the exhibition this year. There are very inspiring and beautiful

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GET ON UP WITH JAMES BROWN: A CELEBRATION

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GET ON UP WITH JAMES BROWN: A CELEBRATION

Coinciding with the release of the new James Brown biopic, GET ON UP, Wednesday, July 30, 3 pm ET , The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds celebrates the Godfather of Soul, the

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OBESITY: You can reduce your size, naturally

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OBESITY: You can reduce your size, naturally

This particular issue of health is a huge problem and not just in the united States, as my research showed to me we are an obese nation in that the 2/3 of the US population that is not slim, trim

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Subscription Boxes

Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes have become all the rage. It seems like there are a million subscription companies out there now. Birchbox, Stitchfix and Inevitably Chic are some of the top contenders. Inevitably

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The Chinese Lady’s A Pot of Rice to the Wonders of Wonton

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The Chinese Lady’s A Pot of Rice to the Wonders of Wonton

I can’t remember exactly when I met my friend Lorraine aka  “the Chinese Lady”   cooking personality of YouTube fame, but I can tell you she is zing of hot sauce on your plate. Even

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Chocolate Dreams…

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Chocolate Dreams…

p; Many years ago, attached to a package containing a birthday gift, my mom gave me a large round pin button with chocolate brown background and white lettering that said “If found unconscious,

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Would you like a bit more chocolate?

Filed in Gather Food Essential by on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Would you like a bit more chocolate?

Yesterday I shared the recipe for one of the confections demonstrated by Valrhona Chef and President of the Asia Pacific Pastry Cup Board, Vincent Bourdin who is one of the most respected

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Big Island Chocolate Festival…an Alice in Wonderland Dessert

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Big Island Chocolate Festival…an Alice in Wonderland Dessert

If you’ve been following my blog laterly, you know that we were invited to attend the 3rd Annual Big Island Chocolate Festival held May 1-3 at the Fairmont Orchid Hotel. There were tours, workshops,

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Chocolate Dreams and…soap bubbles?

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Chocolate Dreams and…soap bubbles?

p; ” It’s a fantasyland of chocolate! The Big Island Chocolate Festival inspires our pastry chefs.  It encourages our farmers to grow cacao.  It shows our chocolatiers that chocolate can

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A Chocolate Festival? Oh, yeah!

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A Chocolate Festival? Oh, yeah!

p; I shared yesterday the first of what is turning out to be a ‘series’ of articles about the 3rd Annual Big Island Chocolate Festival… The three day event was full of activity and of course,

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The 3rd Annual Big Island Chocolate Festival

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The 3rd Annual Big Island Chocolate Festival

p; What is the most wonderful thing that can happen to a self-confesed chocoholic? … No contest…being invited to attend a chocolate festival that lasts for days, that’s what! The 3 day event

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Chef Olelo pa’a at Honoka’a High and Intermediate School

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Chef Olelo pa’a at Honoka’a High and Intermediate School

I was invited to attend a special cooking demonstration at the Honoka’a High and Intermediate School presented by Chef Olelo pa’a Ogawa. Other guests were Donna Mitts, Derek Kiyabu and Zoe Kosmas,

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Poke Bar at Costco in San Francisco

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Poke Bar at Costco in San Francisco

One of the many things I enjoy eating in Hawaii is  poke . It’s a raw fish dish, that generally combines fresh yellowfin tuna, also known as ahi, with local ingredients like seaweed, Hawaiian

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From Tanzania to Peru to Texas (or lunch at your place) Cookbooks

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From Tanzania to Peru to Texas (or lunch at your place) Cookbooks

Any fans of Lisa Fain’s first cookbook, Homesick Texan or her blog, Homesick Texan , will surely enjoy  Homesick Texan’s Family Table , her latest cookbook of recipes inspired by

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Polar plunge for baby Landon

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Polar plunge for baby Landon

Some of you may have already heard about the fundraising effort for baby Landon Shaw from Missouri. He has a rare form of cancer, and some of his family’s friends started a polar plunge challenge to raise

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A Kitchen to Call Home

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A Kitchen to Call Home

<iframe width=”500″ webkitallowfullscreen=”” src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/85973631″ mozallowfullscreen=”” height=”281″ allowfullscreen=””></iframe> Last year I told you about Azalina

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HAS GOD STOPPED TALKING TO MAN – THE HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW, TALK RADIO FOR FINE MINDS

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HAS GOD STOPPED TALKING TO MAN – THE HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW, TALK RADIO FOR FINE MINDS

It’s the season of miracles on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds when Halli welcomes two guests who will explore Signs and Wonders: The History and Language of the Spiritual

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Vegetarian Cookbooks for Omnivores

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Vegetarian Cookbooks for Omnivores

The reason cookbooks continue to sell when you can find plenty of recipes online is beautiful photos, illustrations and inventive recipes.  The Forest Feast  as it all. The pretty

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Roasted Garlic and Potato Dip Recipe

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Roasted Garlic and Potato Dip Recipe

Greek cuisine features many great snacks and nibbles from olives to pastries and dips. An easy dip to make is skordalia. Recipes vary regionally, but generally feature garlic, extra virgin olive

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Beet Almond Dip Recipe

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Beet Almond Dip Recipe

I’m in the midst of creating 101 recipes for a new cookbook  (it was announced March 3rd). As a result, I haven’t been cooking anything other than recipes for the book. But Passover is coming

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AUTHORS WALLY LAMB AND KATE MOSSE VISIT THE HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW, TALK RADIO FOR FINE MINDS

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AUTHORS WALLY LAMB AND KATE MOSSE VISIT THE HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW, TALK RADIO FOR FINE MINDS

Wednesday, April 9, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds invites you to join Halli for a late lunch and a chat with two celebrated authors: Wally Lamb and Kate Mosse. Wally

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Brassicas, Soufflés & Okra: Single Subject Cookbooks

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Brassicas, Soufflés & Okra: Single Subject Cookbooks

Brassicas: Cooking the World’s Healthiest Vegetables  Remember when people hated broccoli? And Brussels sprouts? And kale and collard greens were something only Southerners ate, but

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