Tara Teaspoon

Tara Bench, aka Tara Teaspoon, is the author of “Live Life Deliciously."

Tara Bench’s friends call her Tara Teaspoon, a reference to her 20-plus years as a food editor for Martha Stewart Living, Kids, and Weddings magazines, and as food and entertaining director of Ladies Home Journal magazine.

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"Live Life Deliciously: Recipes for Busy Weekdays & Leisurely Weekends" by Tara Teaspoon.

Now a blogger, recipe creator and food stylist, she has written her first cookbook, Live Life Deliciously: Recipes for Busy Weekdays & Leisurely Weekends,” with more than 120 recipes designed for casual and experienced cooks.

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Thai Meatball Golden Coconut Curry is featured in “Live Life Deliciously: Recipes for Busy Weekdays & Leisurely Weekends.”

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Mexican-Spiced Black Bean Hash Browns and Eggs is featured in “Live Life Deliciously: Recipes for Busy Weekdays & Leisurely Weekends.”

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