Author Archives: Diane Boyd

My Thanksgiving Wish for You + Inspiring Kids in the Kitchen

It’s Thanksgiving week, who’s helping in your kitchen?  Kids? Why not? While the above picture is not my kitchen help this week,  it’s a throw back of my daughter and her friend prepping some Thanksgiving sides for a meal to share … Continue reading

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Cream of Tomato Soup with Cheese Tartines

A hot bowl of cream of tomato soup served with a grilled cheese sandwich for dipping was the first meal I ever made, and it’s one of my fondest food memories. November marks the Thanksgiving holiday and calls us to … Continue reading

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Uncovering New Food Products Coming to a store Near You

From portion control dishes to pasta made with black beans, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2014 Expo had it all. Today I want to share with you some of the new products I spotted while at the annual meeting … Continue reading

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Shortcut to Festive Red Berry Crostini

 Short•cut  noun: a shorter, quicker, or easier way  to do something This holiday season,  my survival plan involves taking some short cuts. I’m not talking about traveling the back roads (although all Wilmington locals know this is how we roll). I’m … Continue reading

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‘Colder Weather’ Slow-Cooked Red Berry Sauce

Last Friday afternoon, while winding down from a busy week, I was listening to some tunes from the  Zach Brown Band and thinking about how much I adore the flavors of fall …#Iaintevergonnachange. But sometimes, it’s the weather that keeps … Continue reading

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