One Pan and One Pot Dinners for the Busiest Moms and Dads

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Between my kids’ extracurricular activities and my own hectic schedule, getting dinner on the table isn’t always the most seamless activity, even for a Chef. Sometimes, the last thing I want to do when I get home from work is spend time cooking a full meal and cleaning up afterward.  To make life easier during…

Stir-Fry Suppers: Cooking Tips

Chop, flip, repeat – stir frying is the ultimate one-pan meal and we’ve got just the ingredients to make it even easier. We sat down with Chef Kirk to pick up the secret to the perfect stir-fry. The ideal tools to stir fry are a wok and a flat-tipped wooden spatula, to maximize movement in…
Quinoa Salad

Summer Meals In A Bowl

Who wouldn’t want fewer dishes at the end of the day? Piling food high in a single bowl cuts down on the kitchen fussiness while allowing flavors to interact more with every bite. Bowl food sits apart from salad in that it usually starts with a grain base like rice or quinoa, then gets heaped…

Summer Soups

Garden overflowing? Pair up those extra seasonal vegetables with cocoa for a meat-free summer treat. You know you’ve achieved peak summer when the heat’s just too high for big meals. An abundance of in-season produce and simple prep make these meat-free soups a perfect summer choice when the heat is on. Roasted Cauliflower Soup Cauliflower…

Eggs Like An Expert: Cooking Tips

We’re heading back to culinary school basics with our chefs – with a cocoa twist. Inexpensive, easy, and something almost everyone cooks at home; eggs are a total workhorse that can carry flavors from breakfast to dinner and everywhere in-between. We asked our chefs to go back to egg day basics from culinary school and…
Game Day Meatballs

Food Hacks: 5 Ways To Use POD & BEAN™ Blackberry Chipotle Sauce

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Pick up the unassumingly elegant bottle of POD & BEAN™ Blackberry Chipotle Sauce – you may not know it, but you’re holding a culinary powerhouse in your hands. Taste it and you’ll notice fresh, sun-ripened blackberries, chipotle peppers, and the depth of dark chocolate to balance it all out. This sauce tackles sweet & savory,…
Chocolate Nib Energy Bars

Seriously Packable: Delicious Lunches Edition

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Get the most out of your midday meal, fast: we asked our chefs how to create perfectly packable lunches that were A; satisfying and B: stood the test of being carried around until we were ready to eat. – Invest in sturdy lunch ware. If you’re going to take lunch from home – and with…

Easy Brunch Recipes That Are Too Good To Be True (Almost)

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Go ahead, blur the line between breakfast and lunch. These recipes are worth it. When talking brunch recipes, you want food that’s going to taste delicious, look impressive, and be simple enough to leave you time to spend with your friends & family. We’ve got you covered – check out our brunch recipe round-up that…
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