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Bring a little Zen into your kitchen with our Slow Cooker Spice Blends while providing employment for differently-abled adults.
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    Our Dream Makers eReward

    Maintain the simplicity of a Zen-like life. This reward is for anyone who wants to help us by simply making a pledge. Perhaps you know a family or have a child or are passionate about helping an individual, who is differently-abled. Your reward is helping us to make a difference in the world.

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    Southwest Fiesta Spice Blend
    E-Book: Slow Cooking 101

    Our Southwest Fiesta Blend is our most versatile spice blend. As food critic, Kevin Pang, says, "It creates a restaurant quality meal."

    Our E-book will give you all the basics of slow cooking.

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    E-Book: Slow Cooking 101

    An ideal award for our international blog followers - remember Jane hails from across the pond. Receive a personal note expressing our sincere gratitude for your support and our E-Book, Slow Cooking 101.

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    Family Favorite Collection -

    Smoky BBQ Slow Cooker Spice Blend
    Sweet & Spicy Slow Cooker Spice Blend
    Marinara Slow Cooker Spice Blend

    Our family favorite collection features a trio of blends. Get your mini-chefs slow cooking alongside you in the kitchen. Ideal for our signature recipes*:
    Carolina Pulled Pork
    French Toast Casserole
    Marinara Sauce

    *Gluten Free Recipes available

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    Gourmet Collection -

    Coq Au Vin Slow Cooker Spice Blend
    Indian Dal Slow Cooker Spice Blend
    Moroccan Tagine Slow Cooker Spice Blend
    (this blend uses our innovative whole spice infusion)

    Our gourmet trio is perfectly suited for those of you who enjoy international flavors. Ideal for our signature recipes*:
    Julia Child's Coq Au Vin
    Curried Lentil Tortillas
    Moroccan Apricot Chicken

    Bon Appetit!

    *Gluten Free Recipes available

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    Gone All Day Collection -

    Daube Provençale Slow Cooker Spice Blend
    Southwest Fiesta Slow Cooker Spice Blend
    Smoky BBQ Slow Cooker Spice Blend

    Our gone all day collection is a perfect gift for anyone who works away from home or wants something waiting after a day at the beach. Ideal for our signature recipes*:
    French Beef Stew
    Chicken Tortilla Soup
    Carolina Pulled Pork

    *Gluten Free Recipes available

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    Get your Zen On

    Friday, July 22nd at the McMahon Art Gallery
    6-9pm

    Join us for an exclusive "Get your Zen On" party at the gallery of famed local artists Mark & Carolyn McMahon in Highwood, IL.

    Highlights of the evening include:
    Exclusive access to gallery owners and artwork.
    Dine on tasty pulled pork sliders, delicious Wildfire coleslaw.

    Each guest takes home a Smoky BBQ Slow Cooker Spice Blend to create their own summer Zen slow cooking experience.

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    Turn your Dream into a Reality

    Are you a food artisan with a product in mind?
    Do you want to start a blog?
    Looking to run a kickstarter campaign?

    A priceless and unique opportunity to have 1 hour of brainstorming with two successful food artisans and Mom entrepreneurs.

    We will sit around your "real" or virtual kitchen table and help you turn your dream into a reality.

    A Coq Au Vin blend is included so you can enjoy that delicious aroma while we work!

    *A mutually agreed upon date until January 2017.

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    Slow Cooking 101 Package

    Whether you're a seasoned slow cooker or looking to get started on your slow cooking journey this is the perfect package for you. We will send you a brand new 3.5 quart slow cooker along with Meg's favorite slow cooker cookbook "The Art of the Slow Cooker," and a zen for all seasons package which includes all 9 of our Slow Cooker Spice Blends.

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    Zen Cooking with Meg and Jane at Project 1212

    This unique experience allows an adult with a developmental disability an opportunity to gain a little more independence in the kitchen through this co-hosted class at Project 1212 located in Chicago.

    Project 1212 is a residential program for adults with autism and was created by the Julie and Michael Tracy Family Foundation/Urban Autism Solutions.

    Come spend a wonderful afternoon or evening with 8 of your friends (or we’ll put together a group). This custom experience is appropriate for adults who are able to work in a kitchen environment safely, follow simple verbal instructions with intermittent support from the host staff and also are able to navigate stairs into this beautiful brownstone.

    A mutually agreed upon date in September October or January 2017. Each guest will be invited to dine around the table and received a Slow Cooker Spice Blend as a parting gift! (for more details about this award please email Meg - kickstarter@thezenofslowcooking.com.

    To see us in action, watch our Drishti Donation video.

    September, October 2016 or January 2017

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    Zen Cooking with Meg and Jane in your Home

    Looking for a fun way to entertain friends? We have just the answer with a zen cooking class in your home!

    Gather 8 of your friends and we'll put together a private in-home cooking class starting with our Slow Cooking 101 tutorial followed by demonstrating/sampling two slow cooking dishes.

    We'll come prepared to turn this class into a brunch or lunch so you can enjoy a zen-like afternoon with your friends.

    For more information, please email Meg at kickstarter@thezenofslowcooking.com. (restricted to Chicagoland area)

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