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Bargain Boxing: NOLA’s Local Produce Package

Farmer’s Markets have proven to be tough competition for supermarkets in some cities, but here is an idea retailers can introduce in their store. Continue reading

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The Taste Returns, with a sour taste

Last night I watched the season premier of The Taste on ABC. The competitive reality TV cooking show splits contestants into teams of four … Continue reading

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Juicing: A New Year’s Experiment

This week my S.O. and I were visiting a professional foodie friend in New Orleans who has the fast track to all of the … Continue reading

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Cheers to the New Year: Toasting without Getting Toasted

Always keep a bottle of champagne in the fridge for special occasions. Sometimes, the special occasion is having a bottle of champagne in the … Continue reading

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Man on Fire: Currie Creates World’s Hottest Pepper

I’m not much of a morning person; I’m usually at work or fast asleep while the AM talk shows are on. Much to my … Continue reading

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Not Nuts About Nutella

People go nuts over Nutella. Personally, I could take it or leave it, but everyone else I know seems to think it’s the greatest … Continue reading

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Fair & Square in Chester, Pa.

Fare & Square is a gem of a little supermarket that opened in inner city Chester, Pa., in late September. Operated by Philabundance, the … Continue reading

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Saving Santa One Diet at a Time

We all know Santa as a big, jolly man in a red coat, but a belly that jiggles like a big bowl of jelly … Continue reading

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Need a Last Minute Gift? Grocery Gift Baskets to the Rescue

If you’re anything like me, the mall is generally the last place you want to be the week before Christmas. Crowded parking lots, long … Continue reading

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Non-Perishable Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

This weekend is crunch time for Christmas shopping. If you still need gift ideas for the foodie in your life here are a few … Continue reading

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The Peanutty Professor Teaches a Course in Marketing

M&M’S recently introduced a new personality via Facebook, the Peanutty Professor. The nut aficionado, played by David Koechner, is on the “Search for the … Continue reading

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Be thankful – not greedy

A very dangerous precedent was set this past Thanksgiving when Macy’s, Sears, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Bon-Ton and other major stores all decided to open for … Continue reading

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Sorry, We’re Out of Stock. Try Again Later.

I have a confession to make: I have no idea what a Cronut is. Yesterday I saw a post titled, “12 Foods The Internet … Continue reading

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It’s National Maple Syrup Day – Elf Yourself!

Today is National Maple Syrup Day, which immediately calls to mind two things: pancakes and Buddy the Elf. Elf has established itself as a … Continue reading

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What’s Eating Away at Your Skin?

Eating healthy is relatively new to me; as someone who is blessed with a fast metabolism it’s always seemed like an option, but not … Continue reading

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Doritos Crashes the Super Bowl Contest: The Good, The Bad, The Bold

Doritos is once again diving into the middle of Super Bowl ad hype – before the playoffs even begin – with their “Doritos Crash … Continue reading

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Texans Taste Victory with World’s Largest Gingerbread House

They say that everything is bigger in Texas. That’s certainly true in Bryan, Texas, where the USA Traditions Club recently built the world’s largest … Continue reading

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The Great Muppet Cook-Off (“Börk Börk Börk!”)

It seems like ages ago that I first saw the trailer for The Muppets Most Wanted. The movie premiers this spring, and the creative … Continue reading

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The Price of Eating Healthy

Entertainment Weekly hosts a weekly show on satellite radio called “Wake Up! With Taylor” in which hosts Taylor and Kenny do a segment  called … Continue reading

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A Perfect Pear-ing

December is National Pear Month and Pear Bureau Northwest is celebrating by inviting top chefs to showcase the fruit throughout December. Restaurants in Portland … Continue reading

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Petersons Fresh Market

In a market dominated by big chain stores, membership clubs and mass-merchandiser supercenters it is a rarity for an independent to be the hometown … Continue reading

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Clean Up in Aisle 4: We Have an Overflow of Ron Burgundy

In case you haven’t heard, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is coming out on December 18th. Although I don’t know how anyone could have … Continue reading

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All the way from Alimentaria…

Last month, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Barcelona, Spain and represent Grocery Headquarters at the international presentation of Alimentaria 2014. Alimentaria … Continue reading

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The Carters Are Doing a Cleanse

Jay-Z, a.k.a. Shawn Corey Carter, turned 44 this week and he’s celebrating by going vegan. The rapper/record producer/entrepreneur announced on his website that he … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy: Where I Got the “Wild” Idea

After a few test listens I received an alert that said “Swell has learned that you like Society & Culture.” No kidding, Swell. That’s … Continue reading

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