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Vegan Cheese 2.0

Vegan Cheese 2.0 1000 670 Alison Ashton

Cashew vegan cheese gets streamlined for better results. I’ve said it before: I’m not vegan,  I’m not into raw food and the Paleo Diet isn’t for me. But I am…

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A Hatch Chile Makes Great Content Strategy

A Hatch Chile Makes Great Content Strategy 1000 670 Alison Ashton

Learn how the produce company Melissa’s used clever content strategy to build the market for New Mexico’s legendary Hatch chiles.

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Wedding China Philosophy

Wedding China Philosophy 576 386 Alison Ashton

Our first casualty: Wedding china as a metaphor for life. Around the new year, after weeks of toying with the idea of getting some new dishware to replace the mismatched…

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Plum Compote with Cardamom

Plum Compote with Cardamom 640 955 Alison Ashton

Plum Compote with Cardamom: A messy project that ended up kinda pretty! I glanced down at the cutting board and it looked like a crime scene out of Dexter. My…

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5 Delicious Instagram Feeds

5 Delicious Instagram Feeds 1400 938 Alison Ashton

When I’m standing in line, sitting in a waiting room or otherwise have a few minutes to spare, like most of us, I turn to my smartphone to check in…

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A Kitchen Makeover for More Cooking Fun

A Kitchen Makeover for More Cooking Fun 700 469 Alison Ashton

Our old refrigerator died a couple of weeks before Christmas. I was out of town at the time, so my husband had to manage the crisis, which he did with…

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How to Remodel a Kitchen in 9 Days

How to Remodel a Kitchen in 9 Days 700 469 Alison Ashton

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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Meet Miss Paloma for Cinco de Mayo

Meet Miss Paloma for Cinco de Mayo 468 700 Alison Ashton

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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Banana Bread, Revisited

Banana Bread, Revisited 700 469 Alison Ashton

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

Adventures with Vegan Cheese 700 469 Alison Ashton

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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