John Wright, Owner, Bee Wild : A Foodpreneur Interview
May03

John Wright, Owner, Bee Wild : A Foodpreneur Interview

Recently I spent a beautiful spring afternoon at the Duluth Arts Festival. Among the art booths I spotted a a cool dude  selling honey. I made a bee line (ouch sorry!) to talk to the owner, John Wright. John graciously offered tastes of of his products and told me a little about the history of Bee Wild. The honey is from a 3rd generation Georgia family farm ~ love that one! The honey was divialicious (!) and John agreed to an...

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Interview with Briana Carson, Owner Crave Pie Studio : A Foodpreneur Interview
Apr13

Interview with Briana Carson, Owner Crave Pie Studio : A Foodpreneur Interview

Did your mom bake pies when you were little? My mom baked cupcakes and cakes and cookies but never pies. Perhaps that’s why the very thought of making a pie crust from scratch is intimidating and a mystery to me. When Briana Carson invited the Atlanta Food & Lifestyle Bloggers’ Society (I’m a member and current president) to a special, members only pie baking and pie tasting event at her shop, Crave Pie Studio I...

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Interview with Charmaine Enslin, Pouch Savory World of Pies: A Foodprenerur Interview
Apr06

Interview with Charmaine Enslin, Pouch Savory World of Pies: A Foodprenerur Interview

A Foodpreneur Interview is an on-going Diva Foodies series where we proudly shine a virtual spotlight on culinary small business owners often called “Food Makers.” One of the reasons we created Diva Foodies was the passion of chefs is so inspiring that we wanted to develop a service that supported them. Along the way, we began to develop relationships with small business owners who create food/culinary products. We found...

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Interview with Marci Heit, Founder of Q. D. Foodie
Mar28

Interview with Marci Heit, Founder of Q. D. Foodie

Sometimes we come across a product that makes us smile and feel happy. That’s what I thought when I first saw Q.D.Foodie’s adorable kitchen tools. Then I learned the tools were designed for both kids and adults. Note to self: holiday gifts!  Q.D. Foodie is what I call a from the heart story. From development of the fun animation about the Q. D. Foodie character to the back-story of how & why founder Marci Heit created...

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
Aug02

Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Happy National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! August 2nd is definitely a day to celebrate. Recently I received a copy of food blogger Irvin Lin’s new cookbook Marbled, Swirled And Layered. Reading cookbooks is a happy time for me (as is eating ice cream!). I especially appreciated that Irvin Lin encourages his readers to experiment with his basic recipes. In fact, he even provides suggestions. Disclaimer: This post is part of an...

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Hanukkah Latkes ~ A Walk on The Wild Side
Dec19

Hanukkah Latkes ~ A Walk on The Wild Side

Food traditions play an important role in any holiday celebration and Hanukhah, the Festival of Lights, is no exception. Little potato pancakes fried in oil are served as the menorah candles glow brightly and gifts are opened.  As the Hanukkah dreidel game reminds, a great miracle happened there. Oil that was suppose to last only one day burned for eight. To remember the miracle of the oil latkes are traditionally fried. The classic...

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