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The Dish: Lime Popcorn

family eating popcorn
January 27, 2014 by in Dining | Uncategorized

Closing out our month of citrus it’s time to talk about limes. I had a surprisingly difficult time coming up with a recipe to adequately showcase these little green buggers. With award season and the Super Bowl upon us I thought this would be a great opportunity to make some snacks for while you’re gathered… Read More →

The Dish: Fresh Orange and Beet Salad

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My ultimate go to salad for any occasion is this orange and beet salad. I found it in a cookbook on New Orleans cuisine years ago and I make it every chance I get. It’s great for serving a crowd or makes a light lunch during the week. This salad is perfect for the winter… Read More →

Sprinkles Cupcakes Launches Candace’s Cupcake Challenge with Local Schools

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January 14, 2014 by in Uncategorized

Rev those egg beaters and prep your taste buds for some delicious fundraising, Scottsdale! Sprinkles Cupcakes announced today that it has launched Candace’s Cupcake Challenge, a recipe contest that invites elementary students throughout Maricopa County to submit cupcake recipes that will be sold in Sprinkles’ Scottsdale bakery. Phoenix-area classrooms are being asked to submit their… Read More →

The Dish: Lemon Curd

Lemons, Deborah Missel 2013

There are a lot of lemon curd recipes out there but my personal favorite comes from pastry chef Stella Parks and her whimsically delicious website BraveTart. It’s all natural, incredibly easy, and surprisingly light. I’ve used this recipe for several years and its never let me down. It’s intensely lemony and there’s no need for any cornstarch… Read More →

The Dish: Spicy Spaghettini with Preserved Lemon

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Preserved lemons are an amazing addition to pasta dishes, roasted or grilled meats, vegetables, even cocktails! Their tangy and salty flavor adds a Mediterranean vibe to any dish. Preserved lemons can be bought at specialty food stores or ordered online, but if you have a lemon tree in your backyard like I do, try your… Read More →

The Dish: Citrus Salad with Star Anise

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Any Arizona native can tell you that this is the best time of year for citrus and for the month of January I’ll be giving you refreshing, pucker worthy recipes to utilize these tangy fruits. To start off the new year right, try this light simple salad. Splash it with your favorite anise liqueur like… Read More →

El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria Opens in Tempe on NYE

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December 19, 2013 by in Uncategorized

If you’re heading out to Mill Avenue for New Year’s Eve, why not do it surrounded by platefuls of  award-winning food at the District’s newest bar/restaurant? Riot Hospitality Group (RHG) will celebrate the grand opening of El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria in Tempe on Tuesday, December 31. The award-winning restaurant and bar concept will be… Read More →

Ensemble Real Estate Solutions Employees Author ‘The Textbook of Urgent Care Management’ Chapter

Ensemble PressRelease Graphic, WEB
December 17, 2013 by in Uncategorized

Tracy Altemus, Executive Vice President, Healthcare Brokerage Services and Jamie Krahne, Regional Manager for Ensemble Real Estate Solutions recently collaborated on writing a chapter in “The Textbook of Urgent Care Management” by John Shufeldt M.D. J.D., MBA, FACEP. Altemus and Krahne provided their industry expertise for a chapter in the textbook titled “Building out an… Read More →

The Dish: Infused Oils

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Flavor infused oils make a great gift for the holidays or any time of year. They’re perfect for a house warming party when you don’t feel like giving yet another bottle of wine. Use a plain olive oil, peanut oil or vegetable oil for making infusions. They’re flavorless, keep for a long time, and heat… Read More →

The Weitz Company Moves to Camelback Corridor

Park One Building Exterior, WEB
December 10, 2013 by in Uncategorized

The Weitz Company announced its relocation to the Park One commercial office complex located in the Camelback Corridor of Phoenix. The move was completed Nov. 25. The Weitz Company was established in Iowa in 1855, and opened a Phoenix office in 1978 to serve clients in the regional Southwest. In those 35 years, Weitz has… Read More →

The Dish: Kentucky Eggnog Spike

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Georgia has the best peaches and everyone loves California wine but Kentucky knows its bourbon. Celebrate the holidays with a taste of the South by making this eggnog spike. One glass will be sure to have you kissing under the mistletoe in no time! This particular concoction is best made at least a week in… Read More →

The Dish: Biscotti

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With Christmas right around the corner and Black Friday just past, it’s time to start seriously thinking about what to give your friends and family this year. Edible gifts are great any time of year. They’re a creative gift from the heart that shows your loved ones how much you care. In the past, we’ve offered… Read More →

The Dish: Pies, Tarts and More!

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For many people (mainly me), dessert is as — if not more — important than the turkey on Thanksgiving. As an avid baker, I’m always trying to come up with new variations while still perfecting the classics. Now, before we dive into our Pinterest boards searching for exotic twists on holiday pies, lets talk about… Read More →

The Dish: Pomegranate Punch

Pom Punch

With everyone looking forward to the start of the holiday season, we’re bringing you special dishes and treats all month long to make your Thanksgiving table really impress! Start off your holiday with a cocktail! You’ll definitely be thankful for this crowd pleasing punch! While this drink is great for Thanksgiving, it would also be… Read More →