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Friday July 12th, 2013

entertaining, food, in the kitchen with, kristina gill, recipes by 11

in the kitchen with: phoebe lapine’s shallot socca with pesto


  One of the many things I enjoy about editing the In the Kitchen With column is the opportunity to learn about food from different cultures, or in today’s case, learn how similar foods are between certain cultures.   Food blogger and cookbook author Phoebe Lapine’s Shallot Socca with Three Herb Pesto, Marinated Cherry Tomatoes, and…

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it’s not a party unless there’s confetti!

The history of confetti can be traced to the tradition of throwing rice or grain, a symbol of fertility, at weddings during ancient times. During the Victorian era, colored leaves and flowers were thrown, along with rice, at wedding celebrations. Paper confetti is a relatively recent addition to wedding celebrations (post-mass production), but I love…

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3 awesome art summer camps

Growing up, I would spend the summer anxiously awaiting the two weeks that I would spend at sleep-away camp. I would carefully choose my two camp activities (horseback riding and art) and spend the weeks hanging out with horse, crafting, and enjoying summer. (We love camp so much here at design*sponge that last summer we…

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