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Our generation is in a weird place. We’re young enough to be adapted to technology but old enough to remember what it was like growing up without it. Today, it isn’t uncommon to see elementary school kids with iPhones or even toddlers kept occupied in a restaurant by the colorful screen of an iPad. Continue reading

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Can Food be Art?

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There have been many questions surrounding the debate as to whether cooking should be considered a craft or an art. Let’s first take a look at the definition of each word in order to decipher this for ourselves. The Merriam-Webster’s definition of the word craft is “an activity that involves making something in a skillful way by using your hands.” Well, this definition is a bit vague and can applied to many things. Continue reading

So You’re Writing a Memoir?

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A publisher asked me recently what genre of literature I wanted to publish within. When I replied nonfiction, he seemed genuinely curious to know whose life I found so exciting.

“Mine,” I said, “I’m writing about me!”

To which he openly groaned. Continue reading