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Apr 11, 2014

Way Beyond Bacon

Pork Summit 2014, held in St. Helena, CA brings together chefs who use the whole hog and the people who love to eat it: pork trends, education,....More
Mar 25, 2014

The Search for True BBQ

Delving into the backwoods of barbecue....More
Dec 20, 2013

Drive-Thru Comfort Food

Earlier this week, I was driving home after a long day of work into a wintery sunset. I was rocking out in my minivan to this. Suddenly I remembered....More
Nov 22, 2013

How Do You Like Your Pumpkin Spice?

Just as mixing salt with caramel is pure genius, so is mixing this season's runaway flavor, pumpkin spice, with savory ingredients....More
Sep 18, 2013

Another Reason to Love Cheese

Want not, waste not...and why not?....More
Jun 24, 2013

What is 'Kids' Food,' Really?

There's an interesting blog by David L. Katz over at US News & World Report about the concept of "kids' food" and what it....More
Apr 30, 2013

Best Airport Food Ever

I've been traveling a lot over the past couple months, and I've seen the highs and lows of airport food. First the low: I was waiting for a....More
Nov 29, 2012

A Tough (Butter)nut to Crack

Cutting up and skinning a butternut squash is kind of like carving a pumpkin. But a pumpkin is easier! Cutting the sillhouette of a witch and her....More
Oct 29, 2012

Are Carrots the New Kale?

Carrot tacos, carrots roasted in salt like a whole fish, carrots slathered with mole poblano, and carrot salads of all kinds are all uprooting the....More
Sep 05, 2012

Surprising Tips for Grilling Veggies

It’s that harvest time of year. Back to school, Friday night lights, the first bite of autumn in the air, zucchini, peppers, onions and....More
Aug 21, 2012

Pin to Table: Cooking in a Digital World

My initial criticisms of Pinterest (an online bulletin board) before I joined were the same as everybody else’s: It’s just pictures of....More
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Tara Fitzpatrick

Tara Fitzpatrick is associate editor of Food Management and has been a full time staff editor since 2008. She covers food, culinary and menu trends   for the magazine, its...
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