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Pinecone Elves

  YOU WILL NEED -colored and metallic pipe cleaners -white and green chenille bump pipe cleaners -black seed beads -pinecones -wooden beads -white glue hot-glue -gun or craft glue -glitter (optional) -miniature wooden stump Constructing pinecone elves for the village scene above  is fun for kids on a winter afternoon—just be sure to use craft [...]

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Cooking with Kids

  Tomorrow is Family Day in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and B.C. and we thought what better way to spend it than cooking with the kids in your life. We’ve pulled together some kid friendly recipes (marshmallow milkshakes!) that are also easy to make (tortilla pizzas) and nutritious (kids cobb salad) If [...]

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Smitten Blogger Brunch

Smitten Kitchen Blogger Brunch Recap

  Typically on Saturday mornings, the Random House Canada offices are quiet, but that wasn’t the case this past Saturday. A select number of bloggers had the opportunity to come into our headquarters to have brunch with blogger extraordinaire and now cookbook author Deb Perelman in celebration of her new cookbook, The Smitten Kitchen. Deb [...]

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Live Chat with Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman

  Deb Perelman, the woman behind the amazing blog Smitten Kitchen and new cookbook is going to be stopping by our Crave Facebook Page on November 16th at 11:00am EST to chat with you! Here at headquarters, we’re all such huge fans of Deb Perelman… with good reason! Deb Perelman is a self-taught home cook [...]

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Run for the Cure

Let’s Run for the Cure

  After much persuasive tweeting (okay, it only took two tweets) I’ve joined forces with Erica Ehm’s Yummy Mummy Club team to raise donations and awareness for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. And now I’d like to extend that invitation to YOU. I would love to run, walk, skip, or jump this 5k with you. [...]

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Twitter BBQ Party with Ted Reader

  Join us for a Twitter BBQ Party! When: Thursday, August 16, 8:00pm EDT Where: (No need to pre-register, just login with your Twitter account, and follow the hashtag below.) Hashtag: #Beerlicious BBQ guru and all-around fun guy Ted Reader (@TedsBBQWorld) will join us to answer all of your grilling questions and share his [...]

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100 Ways to Celebrate Julia Child’s 100th Birthday

  “Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. Everything can have drama if it’s done right. Even a pancake.” — Julia Child   How much do I adore Julia Child? For her influence on thousands of home chefs like [...]

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Crave-Worthy Roundup #4 – The BlogHer Edition

  While Lindsey and I are still recovering from the whirlwind that was BlogHer, here is some crave-worthy coverage for you to peruse: Mommy bloggers are gaining clout–and retailers are taking notice. (Globe & Mail) Keynote Smackdown: Martha Stewart vs. Katie Couric A few sneak peek pics from One Crazy Kid (Hi Brandee!!) What Happens [...]

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Robin Shulman’s Eat the City Event

 On Saturday July 28th a crowd gathered in the Type Books basement to celebrate the release of Robin Shulman’s new book, Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York. Robin talked about what inspired her to write Eat [...]

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