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Food spotlight: Basque in one of the world’s most fascinating cultures

  The Basque people, who live in a semi-autonomous region of northern Spain as well as in southwestern France, are believed to be the direct descendants of farmers who settled in the area some 35,000 years ago, making them perhaps the oldest ethnic community in Europe. Their language, called Euskara, is unrelated to any other […]

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Health spotlight: How to (ch)eat smart for the Holidays

  Let’s face it. The Holidays are approaching faster than you can say “Egg nog, gingerbread and sweet potato pie” and, whether you intend to or not, you’re going to probably end up eating more than you’d like. That’s okay. We’re only human. The trick is to be prepared, make a few compromises and enjoy. […]

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What’s cooking in winter?

  It’s easy to find the ingredients you’re looking for — particularly food that’s locally grown — in the warmer months. But what to do in winter? It’s not as difficult as one might imagine and ironically some of the comfort foods we love the most are perfect for that crisp early evening, warm and […]

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Yeah you right! A spotlight on Creole cooking

Native to New Orleans, Creole-style cooking is the product of a lively blend of cultures that came together in the Big Easy, including French, Spanish, West African, Native American, Italian, Irish and Portuguese. While Creole and Cajun cooking share some similarities (see Did you know? below), Creole dishes include a wider variety of spices, soups […]

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