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Melina Hammer: Nature, Nurture, Nourishment

Like many of us, Melina Hammer came to New York City, blinded by the city of dreams’ lights, energy, and glamour. The former metal smith went to the city and carved out a place for herself in the publishing industry with grit and determination. When digital media was accelerating the […]

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Reignite the Creative Spark in the Kitchen

As a food editor, recipe developer, and food stylist, the most frequent question I’m asked is: “So, do you cook at home, too?” And, well, as a human, the answer is yes—I eat and feed others on a daily basis in both my personal and professional lives. And while I […]