Michael Valencia

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Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus Recipe

This Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus recipe is smooth, silky and has just the right amount of heat. Make a double batch because it’s a match made in heaven …

Mario Batali's New App Turns Food Photography Into Philanthropy

Are you guilty of snapping pics of your tastiest meals? Now you can give back when you whip out your smartphone at the dinner table.<p>Celebrity chef …

How to Make Pico de Gallo

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Oh boy, <i>pico de gallo</i>! They sure don't make it like this in Ohio!<p>Or so says Weird Al in his "Rico Suave" tribute, "Taco Grande."<p>Unfortunately, his implication that Ohio is a Mexican-food black hole is a false one. …

5 Foods That Can Increase Your Body Odor

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Gina Roberts-Grey<p>Genetics determine more than your eye or hair color. Your genes also drive your "odor signature," the smell you naturally emit from oil and sweat glands when you're at rest, physically active or exercising.<p>The fermentation of your perspiration by …

Meals on wheels: mobile businesses feeding an appetite for street food

Stephanie Beaudry had always wanted to work in the food industry. For years she toyed with the idea of starting up a cafe near her home in south-east London, but the overheads and business rates were expensive and the risk too high. Then, last summer, she launched Van Dough, a mobile business …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

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