@TheFreshStopBus Earns Community’s 1st Grant to Increase Healthy Food Access w @WFM_Orlando

Nearly 24 million Americans live in neighborhoods with limited or no access to fresh, healthy food. Whole Cities Foundation is partnering with over 30 community-based organizations that are increasing access to fresh, healthy food in their neighborhoods through its new Community First Grant Program. Each organization will be awarded $5,000 to support existing projects that …

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Mastering the Art of Japanese Cooking with @chef_morimoto

When the maestro himself, Chef Masaharu Morimoto, demystifies the secret of umami-packed Japanese cuisine, you make it a point to get in line for a copy of his newly released cookbook – Mastering the art of Japanese Cooking. Well in our case, 10 of us made the coveted cut for BookClubCookbook.com’s #JapaneseHomeCooking Blog Party. The …

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The Apennines to Adriatic Sea Meet Italy’s Royal Grape: Verdicchio!

Somewhere amongst the ancient ruins of Rome lives Italy’s tireless champion of wine whose calling card reads – Dr. Ian D’Agata Scientific Director VinItaly International. Something of a wine encyclopedia, and a breathing piece of Italian indigenous viticulture, Dr. Ian D’Agata enthusiastically enlightens like an open book, a rarity, even in today’s modern world. In …

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Celebrating 300 Years of Wine-Making Heritage with @ChiantiClassico

Around the time tea was being introduced to the American colonies (1714) by the English and  the Ottoman empire was caught in a savage war with Russia, a restless traveler, the sixth grand duke of Tuscany Cosimo III de’ Medici literally put Chianti on the world wine map by demarcating the world’s first “wine territory”. Today, …

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Embrace Your Wild Side & Explore the Hidden Treasures of Italy: Le Marche with @Collisioni

All roads lead to Rome, in our case “wine”. Our insatiable quest and love for Italy and all things Italian leads us off the beaten path to the land of Italy’s noble native white varietal Verdicchio – Le Marche. Pronounced ‘Lay Markay’, roughly the size of Delaware, this Italian province aptly translates “the borderlands”, hugs …

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Soul Satisfying: @mainecook Short Rib Ramen in a Rich Beef-Bone Broth!

We are celebrating the launch of Soup Swap: Comforting Recipes to Make and Share  (Chronicle, September 13, 2016) by Kathy Gunst, Resident Chef for NPR’s “Here and Now” by sharing recipes from her brilliant book. Featuring 60 terrific recipes, Soup Swap includes classics such as creamy Tomato Soup with Grilled-Cheese Croutons plus international favorites like Thai Red Curry-Chicken …

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A Tale of Time: Tasting South African Wines with @jamiegoode #texsom

TEXSOM – A name synonymous amongst wine-centric layman, master sommeliers (MS), masters of wine (MW), and certified wine educators alike. It’s “THE” answer to the burning question of where on earth you taste one-of-a-kind wines spanning five decades from a single country, albeit South Africa. Sure you have known wines from France, Italy, Spain, and …

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