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Condiment Corner

Colorado Proud – Yes we are!

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Colorado Proud – Yes we are!

We believe food is more than fuel - it really is fun. Making food fun opens up our palates to more food choices, decreases boredom resulting in healthier eating, and gives us opportunities for new activities and learning. Examples we see around us are the 20+ raised vegetable garden plots in our own neighborhood development, as well as the abundance of food preparation, food gardening and urban gardening classes . During the growing season we see our neighbors with empty wagons and carts headed for the vegetable patches supported by our HOA. And then we see the families returning with their...

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Community, Chefs and Nutrition

As we embrace March as Women’s History Month and feature a donation campaign, we have also prepared some blog posts that highlight Idyll Cravings involvement the community. Since we are in the business of food we also are sharing information about chefs who are women and women’s contribution to the field of human nutrition, Read on and enjoy! Women Who Heat Up the Kitchen Here is great site that describing the enormous contributions of ten chefs, that happen to be women. 10 Game Changing Female ChefsEach of these chefs is a groundbreaker. They introduced international cuisine to America, wrote and published...

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10 Tips for Kids Learning To Cook

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Have you thought about why it is important for kids to know how to cook? Are you trying to teach them to save money or have more control over ingredients for health reasons or control their weight? Maybe you want a different kind of quality time with your kids, or giving the family a reason to gather or simply avoiding "death-by-drive through".I was really lucky for a variety of reasons. I started cooking meals for my family when I was very young. By the time I got to the home economics class in junior high school I was already pretty...

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Cooking at Home

Michael and I love cooking with each other as well as cooking with friends. And now, with the start-up of Idyll Cravings, we are cooking for a whole new group of people! We also truly believe that cooking for yourselves can lead to better health since people are more aware of the ingredients and what they are eating. Not everyone shares in our enthusiasm for cooking so they turn to other methods of feeding family and friends. It could be take-out, home delivery, eating out or driving through. Of course, we know there are lots of prepared foods in the...

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Create a Turnover without Losing the Game

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Today is National Cherry Turnover Day! Who knew? Here at Condiment Corner, like all self proclaimed and proud-of-it FOODIES, we like to have fun with our food. So when we run across a unique food factoid we can’t help but figure out where our Orange Cranberry or Cranberry Jalapeno Chutney fits in. We gotta’ tell ya’ - Turnovers are a perfect fit. Grab some refrigerator dough (unless you make your own) and separate the triangles of dough. Put a teaspoon or two of our Chutney on one triangle and then top it with another triangle. Use the tines of a...

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