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How to Remodel a Kitchen in 9 Days

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We recently had our kitchen remodeled and it took a mere nine days. How? It took just 9 days to take this kitchen from dark and dingy to bright and…

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A Cocktail Alternative for Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo celebrations certainly bring out the tequila cocktails, and among them, the margarita reigns supreme. Well, come this Cinco de Mayo, meet the margarita’s humbler, lesser known sister:…

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A Better Banana Bread

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I picked up some bananas for a staff snack during a photo shoot the other week. And as I grabbed a bunch at the store, I thought, “Well, if these…

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Adventures with Vegan Cheese

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A few years ago, I wrote a story about the benefits of a vegan diet. I interviewed Neil Barnard, M.D., founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and considered…

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Vegan Baking Grows Up

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I’m not vegan, but I’ve been on a bit of vegan kick lately. There are plenty of health, animal welfare and environmental reasons to adopt a plant-based diet. But my…

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Mango Salsa

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Mango isn’t my all-time favorite fruit, but I do enjoy it in savory dishes, like this spicy-sweet salsa. Prepare this mango salsa at least a few hours ahead and refrigerate…

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Playing with Stop-Motion Video on Vine

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“Creative” use of a tripod … So, Content Kitchen got an unusual request: Produce Vine video concepts for a client. Now, with Vine, you’ve got a mere six seconds to…

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Content Kitchen is Out of the Oven

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Content Kitchen is now live and serving up tasty content strategy.With heartfelt special thanks to: Goldfinger Consulting (website design) Fuze Branding (logo and brand package)

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The CK Content Philosophy

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Great Content Starts with Your Audience I love this quote, because Edward Tufte is a Yale statistician whose work is all about numbers — he pioneered the science of visualizing…

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3 cookbooks, 3 ways to cook

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Between the holidays that just passed and everyone’s renewed enthusiasm to cook and eat right in the new year, people probably do more cooking now than any other time of…

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