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New England Mac and Cheese Recipe

This recipe makes A LOT of mac and cheese, so please make the proper adjustments if you want a smaller batch. 2 packages Kraft Mac n Cheese2 pks (1lb/450g) Gardein mini crabless cakes or Authentic crab cakes, cook by instructions and break into chunks *optional*1 tablespoon/21.25g Old Bay Seasoning4 tablespoons of butter (1/2 stick)1 large shallot (or 2 small) minced4 tablespoons/85g all-purpose flour3 cup/0.7L milk8 oz/226g cream cheese3 cups/384g grated high quality strong cheese (cheddar, parmesan, asiago, etc)2 tablespoons/42.5g freshly chopped parsley leaves2 tablespoons/30mL sherry, *optional*Serve with Old Bay hot sauce or Tabasco sauce, to taste Topping 1/2 cup/64g Ritz cracker crumbs (make by pulsing in food processor)1/2 cup/64g Cheez-It cracker crumbs (make by pulsing in food processor)2 teaspoons/8g Old Bay Seasoning4 tablespoons...

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Non Traditional Means of Self Care

I think self-care is more than yoga, bubble baths and candles. Self care is intensely personal and should look very different depending on your situation and what’s available to you. Here are some non traditional self-care suggestions to get you jump started.

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The opportunity for Corporate America this holiday season

As 2020 stretches on we look forward to Corporate America taking a page out of the Expat book and focus on making more personal, human-to-human connections. We think there is an amazing opportunity to do something above average and really show your employees that you’re with them every step of the way. 

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Studying Abroad in Spain

If you’re a certain type of person, Spain gets its hooks in you. Just look at George Orwell, Ernest Hemmingway, Washington Irving, and me. I’m not sure what type of person Spain targets, but based on that list I’m hoping it’s famous and about-to-be-famous writers. There are other countries with fantastic coasts, amazing food, and a rich, rich history. But there’s something about Spain that can bring tears to your eyes when the smallest memory bubbles to the surface. A large number of those memories for me are food related. Some of them are from visiting the country as a child, and some are from more recent experiences.    I was fortunate to visit quite a bit as a child,...

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