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Have Mobile Devices Changed the Way You Find Recipes & Read About Food? — Reader Survey

Have Mobile Devices Changed the Way You Find Recipes & Read About Food?

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the annual conference for IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) and if there was one hot topic in food media right now, it's mobile. People are looking for recipes and food media on more devices than ever: the phone, the iPad, and any device you can access from the grocery store. Read on for a few interesting tidbits from folks like Tanya Steel, editor-in-chief of Epicurious — but first! We'd love to hear a little more about how you use your phone and tablet. Have they changed how you find recipes and read about food? 

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What Does 2000 Calories Look Like? You Might Be Surprised — Video

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For many people, 2000 calories is around the number of calories you should consume in a day. But what does that even look like? BuzzFeed made a simple video to illustrate how many — or in some cases, how few — servings of various types of food equal 2000 calories. Ready to be surprised?

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What Does 2000 Calories Look Like? You Might Be Surprised — Video

For many people, 2000 calories is around the number of calories you should consume in a day. But what does that even look like? BuzzFeed made a simple video to illustrate how many — or in some cases, how few — servings of various types of food equal 2000 calories. Ready to be surprised?

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Infographic for Introverts: Choosing the Right Seat at a Dinner Party

Infographic: Choosing the Right Seat at a Dinner Party

At a dinner party, where you sit and who you sit next to can make the difference between a fun-filled two hours and an evening of awkward conversation and polite boredom. Choosing the right seat isn't as easy as you might think; you have to consider the shape of the table, the number of seats, and — heaven forbid — what if there are two tables? Lucky for us, designer Alex Cornell has created a helpful (and funny!) infographic on finding the right seat at the table.

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Trying a New Dinner Recipe: What Inspires You to Take the Leap?

They come from many sources: cookbooks, food magazines, blogs. You see them linked to from Facebook, and perhaps your mother in-law tells you all about her latest and greatest. That's right: I'm talking about new recipes. I clip mine from magazines, with the collection spilling from manilla folders. I also organize and categorize online links so I have the perfect polenta recipe for when the mood strikes. But out of all the recipes I amass, what's the driving force to actually select one in particular and tackle it? More



Help! I Read Food Blogs in Google Reader. What’s a Good Alternative? — Good Questions

Q: How do I read The Kitchn and other food blogs now that Google Reader is going away? Google Reader is perfect because I can easily skip any post that doesn't interest me or click through to anything that does. It's available on my computer and on my phone. What's a good replacement?

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