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The ban on trans fats finalized today by the FDA may chafe Popeye’s Chicken (3.5 grams in a large order of their Cajun fries) and Honey Boo Boo. It may glitter like a goldmine to litigators. But otherwise, it seems no more than a predictable baby step… Read More >

Celebrate Mother Nature, Too! Crunchy moms are all about daily healthy choices. Mother’s Day is no exception. Store-bought bonbons and floral frou-frou are right out. So, how to celebrate the natural mom in your life? Indulge her senses, be mindful of her principles, and stay… Read More >

Secrets of the Dough-Whisperers We’ve been working with some extraordinary home cooks this year: a batch of cookie-loving food bloggers from all over North America whom we met in the Food Blogger Cookie Swap. For them, every day is like two weeks before Christmas, that… Read More >

Bake Cookies, Raise Awareness, and Make Friends #CookieSwap2014 It’s that time of year again. The time when we gather with friends and family, spend countless hours finding perfect gifts, and celebrate traditions of years gone by while creating piles of new ones for years to… Read More >

Accessorize Your KitchenAid Stand Mixer With All 10 Attachments Essentially the mechanical sous chef of the home kitchen, the KitchenAid stand mixer can tackle nearly any culinary challenge. Once you have purchased your stand mixer, accessorize with the wide selection of attachments offered by KitchenAid…. Read More >

Bake Up Something Special This Holiday Season A list of gifts to make the holidays a bit sweeter for those who valiantly take on the role of sweetening the other 364 days of the year. Our gift guide for the baker has a few basics… Read More >

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Ultimate Gourmet For the person in your life known for hoarding cookbooks and stockpiling truffle oil, we present the 2014 cook’s gift guide. Whether it be a new hobby or life’s passion you’ll find the trendiest and most reliable… Read More >

Planning to Tackle the Leftovers and a Wusthof Giveaway When it comes to Thanksgiving leftovers, the options are pretty much endless. There are the repurposed casseroles, the hearty turkey and vegetable soups, potpies, and even impressive renditions involving Julia Child-like skill. After years of happily… Read More >

Gear Up for Holiday Baking With Our Thanksgiving Supplies Checklist It’s three weeks until the big day and for many of us, it seems like it we were just celebrating the 4th of July. There’s the menu, décor, guest list, and of course, all that… Read More >

Find Out Which Brands These Bloggers Relied on for Cookie Month ’14 Great recipes begin with a bit of creativity but most importantly, great ingredients. During National Cookie Month, several of our favorite bloggers teamed up with a few national brands that they felt represented… Read More >

Pour a Glass of Milk and Prepare for a Month of Cookies National Cookie Month is officially in full swing and here at KaTom, we will be celebrating the month-long holiday with weekly wrap ups from around the web. Think of these as your weekend… Read More >

An Exhaustive Guide to Asheville, North Carolina for Epicureans When I traveled to Asheville for my first Food Blog Forum, I wasn’t certain what to expect. Would the bloggers be foodies? Tech geniuses? Maybe they would all be brilliant writers. Turns out, they are all… Read More >

Come and see how TurboChef Speed Cook Ovens can benefit your foodservice operation by producing amazing food, FAST! We will have three different models available to test at KaTom’s Training Center. We will also have knowledgeable chefs on hand cooking pizzas, flat breads, seafood and… Read More >

Nicole Anhalt Combines Classic Culinary Skill with Precision Cocktail Production Classically trained as a pastry chef, Nicole Anhalt knew that the food and beverage industry was just the place she wanted to call home. Keen on increasing her knowledge base out of school in Charleston,… Read More >

From the Heart of Foodtopia, Biltmore Estate Shines as a Beacon of Culinary Excellence Opulence and grandeur are accepted as commonplace at the Biltmore Estate located in the majestic foothills of Asheville, North Carolina. While visiting for the 2014 Food Blog Forum, I had the… Read More >

From Registered Nurse to Recipe Developer, Meet the Voice Behind Southern Kissed I often meet with people who find their way into the food community after “quitting their day jobs.” That’s the story with food blogger Lynda Self of Southern Kissed Blog. Much like other’s… Read More >

For Today’s Trendy Chef: The Apple Watch for Prep to PR 1. There is no doubt that shortly after the Apple Watch hits the market there will be a recipe app just for the watch. With over 1 million apps already in existence, it’s inevitable…. Read More >

Betty Becca: the Betty Crocker-Inspired Blogger Who Didn’t Know How to Cook Meet Becca Ary, the food blogger who isn’t too big on cooking. That’s right, when she began her blog, it was actually to help get over the fear of the kitchen. Over the… Read More >

Life, Love, and Good Food: The Blog for the Hopeless Foodie Meet Sheila Thigpen, the writer behind the food blog Life, Love, and Good Food. Her blog is best described as a well curated collection of approachable recipes. When visiting, you’ll find a good combination… Read More >

Gear Up for Another Year Jammed With Activities and Long Commutes with Lékué It’s nearly that time of year when mornings come far too early and life’s lulling summer pattern of backyard BBQ takes a turn toward tailgating and evening homework routines. That’s right, it’s… Read More >

From Big Events to Local Farmer’s Markets Dale’s Fried Pies Adds Something Sweet From public television to fried pies, Dale Mackey has been serving the Knoxville community since she made her way south from her hometown of Chicago. Though raised in the north, Dale developed… Read More >

A practical guide to the sheet pan and cookie sheet We have recently had multiple questions regarding which pans should be used to bake, roast, toast, and broil. To solve the mystery between baking sheets, jellyroll pans, cookie sheets, and all the other variations of… Read More >

The Baker For the person responsible for killing your New Year’s resolution — every year There are two main categories of baker we will consider here: The perfectionist who can both dream up and properly execute baked goods that look crafted by the hands of… Read More >

Complement an Evening Outdoors with the Right Recipes For July, here are two recipes from KaTom for a delicious triple berry crisp and a baked Italian squash. These recipes pair well with any number of grilled dishes and both are ready to eat in under… Read More >

Bite Into These Cupcakes for a Sweet Surprise! These strawberry cheesecake cupcakes are sweet and light. This recipe uses fresh strawberries for the frosting and a cheese cake filling in the center of the cupcakes. Read More >