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Foods You Just Have To Try - Even if You're Food Shy

     Have you ever known a picky eater? Chances are, you have, and not just of the toddler variety. They get a certain look on their face when you suggest trying a new dish or restaurant. They swear up and down that they are reasonable people, and that they have tried to be open minded about food. [...]

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The Gift of Food

     Here at Fine Taste Club, we are hopeless foodies, so maybe we’re biased, but it seems to us that there is no greater gift than the gift of food. There are many occasions in life when a gift is absolutely appropriate, but the gift giver is completely stumped as to what they should give. Do [...]

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Turrón de Jijona - A Timeless Spanish Delicacy

          What do you get when you masterfully combine marcona almonds with honey, sugar and egg whites? In the province of Alicante in Spain you get turrón. If you are familiar with this iconic Spanish sweet treat, you’ll most likely be familiar with the hard nougat known as turrón de Alicante. But there is [...]

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The Food of France - World Cup Champions

     The summer of 2018 was unforgettable for all nations participating in the World Cup. An exciting month-long tournament, it culminated in an unforgettable final between Croatia and France. France emerged victorious in the clash, and while this is the first time they’ve been World Cup winners in 20 years, they’ve always been winners in the culinary [...]

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American BBQ 2.0

Nothing says summer like an American BBQ. Anyone who grew up in the United States can remember summer days spent outside by the pool and evening cookouts with family and friends. Of all the smells of summer, the smell of food cooking on the grill brings back the best memories. And it’s not just the meats [...]

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Sensational Salads of the World

When you travel the world looking for new and exciting cuisine, a salad doesn’t usually top your list of must haves. But the humble salad can transcend its traditional lettuce base and reach new heights if only given half a chance. If you’ve ever been on a diet, you have every right to be skeptical, but reserve judgment [...]

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Let's Make It A Holiday!

                   In the month of May we celebrate Mother’s Day and in the month of June we celebrate Father’s Day. For this generation it’s a given. But did you ever wonder how those holidays came into existence? Also, what about the new food holidays that have sprung up [...]

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World Cup of Foods 2018

            The World Cup kicks off on Thursday, June 14, 2018 and it is a thrilling time for many around the world. Since soccer is the most played sport in the world, it makes sense that the World Cup is the most watched sporting event in the world. It’s a time [...]

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Memorial Day

     Memorial Day weekend is special for many families. It marks the beginning of the summer season, well ahead of June 21. With a few extra days off, it is also a chance for families to travel or to invite friends and family over for a meal. The plans and festivities abound, but it’s important [...]

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Love You Mom!

     Every May when the weather has turned for good (we hope!) and the flowers are starting to bloom, we get to celebrate Mother’s Day. It’s hard for most of us to express exactly how important our mom is to us or how much we appreciate her. She gives so much and asks for so little in [...]

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