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Program of the Month: The Ice Cream Making Challenge

Whip up a batch of homemade ice cream (your team’s flavor of choice), sprinkle on some team building and have the chance to be titled “Ice Cream Making Champion” for the cherry on top of this ice cream team building experience! To make the perfect ice cream sundae you need a good base (the ice […]

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Royal Baby Gets Portrait in Pizza

The royal couple finally introduced their bundle of joy to the public on Tuesday, July 23. And while the world waits a little longer for the future monarch’s name to be announced, many are celebrating his birth with artistic tributes — in food. Food artists are honoring the little prince with special (edible!) recreations of […]

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Eating On The Wild Side: A Field Guide To Nutritious Food

We like to think that if we eat our recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables, we’re doing right by our bodies. Think again, says health writer Jo Robinson. In her , Eating on the Wild Side, Robinson argues that our prehistoric ancestors picked and gathered wild plants that were in many ways far more […]

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em… Eat ‘Em: How to catch, kill, and cook cicadas.

If you haven’t heard, the East Coast is about to be overrun by alien creatures who’ve been buried in the ground, hibernating for the last 17 years. BROOD II is upon us! But wait, don’t lock yourself in that bunker full of kiddie pools half filled with Raid just yet. It turns out that you can actually […]

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Your basic Food festival…NOT

Roadkill Cook-Off, Marlinton, W.V., United States Have you ever seen a dead animal lying on the side of the road and thought, “Wow, I’m hungry?” If you answered yes to this question, then the annual Roadkill Cook-Off in Marlinton, W.V., might be the perfect food festival for you. Held the last Held the last Saturday […]

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Canned Peaches…. Rich in Nutrients?

I know, I know — I was incredulous, too. But a new published in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture finds that canned peaches (yes, from the grocery store canned aisle) are as loaded with nutrients as fresh peaches. And in some cases, they pack more of a nutritional punch. Take for […]

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Dinner In The Sky

Afraid of heights…this may not be your cup of tea Mixing construction equipment with gourmet cooking, two Belgian entrepreneurs are trying to elevate haute cuisine. Their effort began here as a stunt six years ago, when publicist David Ghysels and crane specialist Stefan Kerkhofs seated 22 people around a chef and hoisted everybody 180 feet […]

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You won’t believe your eyes…

Check Out Barista Kazuki Yamamoto’s Amazing 3-D Latte Art You are being watched. Photo: Courtesy じょーじ/Twitter A 26-year-old Osaka-based barista named Kazuki Yamamoto is creating some of the funniest and most impressive latte art we’ve seen these days (and we’ve seen a bunch). Check out some familiar faces, straight ahead, and head over to Bored Panda […]

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Ever Wonder Where The Great Chefs Eat…

While many Web sites and apps devoted to dining rely on peer reviews and star ratings, a spate of new apps has eschewed this democratic approach, bypassing the masses for the experts: chefs themselves. Where Chefs Eat, an iPhone and iPad app released this month, features about 2,300 restaurants recommended by more than 400 chefs, […]

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Cooking At Work Saves Time, Money and Saves You From the Same Boring Takeout Every Day

Lunch at the office can be a no-win situation. Sure, you can go out everyday, but it’s expensive and, let’s be honest, most of us use at least part of the lunch hour working at our desks so having to go out for lunch takes time away from your latest project. It’s also more difficult […]

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Introducing the Cronut, a Doughnut-Croissant Hybrid That May Very Well Change Your Life

Beneath the rose glaze lies some pretty genius pastry engineering. Remember you heard it first from Recipe For Success…The new hot pastry will be the “Cronut” Because it’s part croissant and part doughnut  the pastry chef is, appropriately, calling it a cronut. (Go ahead, say cwaahh-nut, you know, French style.) Each one of these puppies is […]

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Have you taken your grill out yet?

What are you waiting for…It may be inappropriate to wear white before Memorial day but not for grilling. I have been known to use my grill in a snow storm. What’s the best thing to BBQ? no competition it’s St Louis style Ribs. Here is my favorite recipe…Enjoy!!! For the ribs and rub 3 3 […]

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Fancy yourself an entogastronomist?

Experts have discussed the merits of eating insects for years, but even though it still seems strange and freaky in the U.S., it’s becoming increasingly popular around the world. Today, the Food and Agriculture Organization released a 200-page report at a news conference at the U.N.’s headquarters in Rome. It made a strong case for […]

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If you live in New York get there quick, if you don’t hurry up and get on a plane…

After 60 years of service on Sullivan Street, Joe’s Dairy is closing due to “lagging walk-in sales”. What??? you say, in this day of everyone talking about how important fresh natural ingredients are for good health and good flavor. I thought small batch producers were all the rage in the food world. Joe was one of […]

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How Does Your Firm Celebrate the Holiday Season?

As the temperature begins to drop and the leaves start to fall I find myself thinking about the holidays that will be upon us all too soon. If your company is like most you will celebrate the holidays with a company wide or department holiday party. Having spent some 25 years in the corporate world […]

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Recipe for Success

I have two major life passions (besides my family, who will always be first)…the study of Human Nature and all things Food. As you can tell I’m not a very complicated person. This is my first real Blog attempt, yesterday I couldn’t spell Blob… I am committed to writing at least 2 entries a month […]

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Trivia Contest

Be the first to answer our Trivia question and win a great prize! Tokyo, never really considered a culinary Mecca by most, in my humble opinion belongs near the top of any Foodie’s list of the world’s great cuisines. A bold statement I know, and I will most likely receive some comments from my French, […]

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Culinary Team Building – Rave Reviews

Being on the cutting edge of team building is a hard job but someone has to do it. When we introduced TeamCuisine almost 6 years ago, cooking and team building were not the hit they are today. Foodies and non-foodies have enjoyed our cooking team building events and while I was putting together some testimonials, […]

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My Bio

During Mr. Cooper’s 25 years of publishing trade magazines for the Food & Wine industries he traveled the world meeting and taking private cooking classes with top International chefs. Richard left that world to follow his dream of opening a cooking school (My Mothers Kitchen) in New York. This transition led to understanding the many […]

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BIO

Name: Richard Cooper

Location: Connecticut

Email: richard@recipeforsuccess.com

Bio: Recipe for Success founder and creator of our flagship program Team Cuisine

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