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Thomas Sangouard

Truly delicious Christmas meal ideas from Whole Foods

Lacking time to make that extravagant Christmas meal? Drop by Whole Foods market and get an assortment of festival holiday food without all the hassle.

Tips for preparing and tasting wine

Get ready for a short lesson in Wine Appreciation 101. Learn how to store your wine, what glass to use, and how to truly appreciate your wine.

Great tasting recipes to help fight off depression, acne, stress and insomnia

Four great juice recipes and advice for fighting: Acne, Stress, Insomnia and Depression

Top 12 most useful kitchen tips

Keep your fruit from browning, preserve your wine, refresh your champagne. Learn some great, simple household tips for your kitchen.

How to choose the right food franchise

Are you interested in starting your own business? One easy way is to buy into a franchise. Check out this article for tips on how to pick the right franchise to start your own business.

Fight the bad weather with Vitamin C: Three easy recipes

Fatigue fighter extraordinaire.

Halloween recipe and a ghoulish story

Take a trip back in time to 840AD with this Halloween candy recipe and a ghoulish story about how this scary day came to be.