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strawberry
Seeing how next month is National Strawberry Month and strawberries are in season down here, I thought it only appropriate to...
  • Entrees

    Nice Thighs

    Chicken thighs are being used a lot more in recipes these days.  It makes sense, dark meat is almost always less expensive and offer a huge amount of flavor.  For millennials, who are on a budget,...
    March 2, 2016 514 0
  • Appetizers

    De Nada, Empanada

    This is the perfect food to eat on the fly.  My neighbor is a complete rock star when it comes to empanadas, and of course I get a ton when she does exercise her culinary genius. ...
    March 2, 2016 561 0
  • Entrees

    They’re Loaded

    After learning so much about Turbana and their causes, I wanted to do my part and support the company.  I headed to the store and purchased some Turbana plantains.  This was a little scary for me,...
    March 2, 2016 591 0
  • Appetizers

    It’s Bloomin’ Perfection

    Now, I think we have all had a variations of the famous bloomin’ onion, made famous by Outback Steakhouse.  If you haven’t, what in the world is wrong with you?  Just kidding, but seriously…try one now! ...
    March 2, 2016 432 0
  • Cravings

    When the Chips Are Down

    What do you crave most in the way of snackies? If you’re anything like us, and we suspect you are, the answer isn’t always so simple. Sometimes you know that you will perish without chocolate, but...
    January 22, 2016 739 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Drink Your Sweet

    At holiday parties, everyone strives to make the best cocktail.  The season of cheer and cookies is no different.  So if you prefer to drink your cookies, this is the time.  I love how mixologists can...
    December 3, 2015 460 0
  • Cravings

    What Time is it? It’s Snickerdoodle Time!

    During the holidays, all I ever want is a snickerdoodle.  My family loves them so much; we make them almost every weekend.  However, there is always a debate.  I love the chewy style snickerdoodles and my...
    December 3, 2015 468 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Time to Get Our Cranberry On

    One thing we have always seen on the table is the cranberry sauce to accompany the turkey.  Well for me, I was always freaked out about the jelly that was still in the shape of a...
    November 19, 2015 443 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Don’t Forget the Kiddos

    Now, usually, Edgyplate uses The Scene to highlight the most wonderful drinks the adult beverage industry has to offer, but since Thanksgiving is about family…we can’t leave the kid’s out.  When I was a kid, we...
    November 19, 2015 464 0
  • Appetizers

    You’re So Cheesy

    When I was a kid, I was always particularly weirded out by the cheese ball on the appetizer table.  I was thirteen when I finally tried the nut covered ball, OMG was it heaven!  I didn’t...
    November 19, 2015 429 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Cider, Cider Everywhere

    We all know that craft beer scene is what is happening right now, but watch out, there is a new/old player coming to the table.  That’s right, hard cider is making a return and is kicking...
    November 12, 2015 444 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Throwing a Spook-tacular Party!!!

    Halloween parties have to be the highlight of the fall season, well at least for me.  Everyone dressed up, in character, having fun, and eating wonderfully frightening food.  With Pinterest and other social media showing some...
    October 23, 2015 466 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    It Ain’t Easy Being Green

    As our very good look would have it, the official, according to Baum and Whiteman, “nut of the year” for 2015 is the pistachio. We like. If you’ve watched the Stephen Colbert commercials – or if...
    September 18, 2015 541 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Munchy Much?

    First, we give you the Dorm Room Eating 101 Guide, in case you forgot, in your excitement to be away from home, that healthy is as healthy does. Go to http://www.shoprite.com/dietitians-corner/archives/dorm-room-eating-101/ for more, but ponder these...
    September 18, 2015 512 0
  • Cravings

    The Ultimate Craving

    This just in, and film at 11: It’s not just our Men in Blue who crave donuts! Just ask the good folks at Dunkin Donuts. According to a survey published on http://www.saydaily.com/2014/07/brands-millennials-love [scroll down to find...
    August 10, 2015 818 0
  • Cravings

    Mmmmm… Brownies

    Now that we number 80 million, we Millennials are a force to be reckoned with, especially when it comes to feeding us. We want good, we want healthy (or healthier, or somewhat less unhealthy in certain...
    August 10, 2015 896 0
  • Cravings

    Close Shave(d) Ice

    We are living our dream, but for those Millennials who haven’t quite found that perfect job yet, how’s about an internship and possible franchise in the shaved ice industry? Seriously. “Kona Ice CEO Tony Lamb sympathizes...
    August 1, 2015 1447 0