July 26, 2021

Month: April 2021

5 Delicious Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Options

For those who’ve lost track of time, Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 9) is coming fast, and no one wants to leave Mom hanging. A brunch reservation is easy enough, but she’ll really know you care when you present her with a local treat you selected especially for her. Here are a few last minute spots to grab her something sweet just for Mom.

Emporium Pies

The Details: A chocolate box-style sampler of 9 mini Emporium heart-shaped treats in flavors she’ll die for: S’morgasbord, Ebony & Ivory, Hot Cake, Dr. Love and Buttercream Gang.

How to Order: Available for pickup in

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5 edible table runner ideas for your next party

By Sacha van Niekerk Apr 28, 2021

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Beautiful tablescapes are a standout feature at wedding receptions, parties and even casual family get-togethers.

From vibrant florals strewn across crisp white linen tablecloths to candles nestled among green foliage, when it comes to decor, table runners have been the popular choice, perfectly complementing any event.

Taking decor to new heights, a rather unusual trend has been cropping up more and more on the party scene in 2021.

From a smorgasbord of scattered figs, wedges of cheese and pots of preserves to freshly

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Le Cirque Restaurant Auction Puts New York’s Socialite History on Block

Sirio Maccioni, the ringmaster of Le Cirque  who died last year at 88, used to half-joke that all he really did was stop people from stealing the famed restaurant’s schwag: marked ashtrays, coffee cups, and silverware. Anyone who has ever wanted a memento will have opportunities through May 12 as Black Rock Galleries hosts an online auction to sell many of the original contents from Le Cirque over the course of its multiple locations from 1974–2018.

The 314 lots range from plates and aprons to a silver-plated carving trolley. As with any auction, it’s always good to have a professional

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Shaker Style Kitchen: Top 10 Examples of Shaker Cabinets & Doors

Conceived by master craftsmen who valued quality and simplicity, the shaker style kitchen has endured for centuries. While in some ways its modern-day adherents have remained true to its original ethos, in others they have bent the rules and provided it with a shot of life.

Shaker style kitchens take their name from the Shakers, a religious group formed in England in the 1700s. An off shoot of the Quakers, most members of the group migrated to the US shortly after establishment and found a home in New England on the US East Coast.

Believers in the second coming of

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From Cassava Cake to Lemon Yogurt Poppy Seed Loaf: Our Top Eight Vegan Recipes of the Day!

Ready, set, recipes! Here are our just published, fresh-out-the-mill recipes in one convenient place! These are the top vegan recipes of the day, and are now a part of the thousands of recipes on our Food Monster App! Our newest recipes includes cassava cake and poppy seed loaf so if you’re looking for something new and delicious, these recipes are it!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our 

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The pasta salad to make when you’ve mastered the TikTok recipe

Dish names are only a few words long: Greens, Coconut Curry; Baked Ricotta Asparagus; the intriguing combo of Mustard, Guacamole, Mozzarella, Bagel.

The chapter list in his book reads like a Dr Seuss stanza: In a Bowl, In the Hand, In the Morning, In the Oven, and so on. “Greenfeast,” writes Slater, “is a collection of what I eat when I finish work every day: the casual yet spirited meals with which I sustain myself and whoever else is around.”

The recipe for Pasta, Tomatoes belongs to the ‘In the Pan’ chapter, where Slater pays tribute to two of his

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