With Memorial Day fast approaching, it is time to consider the selection of food to be served at your picnic, barbeque, potluck, etc. A staple for gatherings is definitely the always simple and quick-to-make salad that nutritionally balances out the unlimited quantities of burgers and hot dogs served on Memorial Day. That doesn’t mean [...]
Patriotic Party Cake (Photo Credit: Sandy Axelrod)
Every year on the last Monday of May people all over the United States celebrate Memorial Day. This is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in our Armed Forces. The holiday originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the [...]
By the time I make the dessert, and prepare the meal for a party, the appetizer often falls through the cracks of my planning. It’s so easy to include some interesting cheeses, crackers, and olives on my shopping list, why bother?
Here’s why. It introduces the meal, as the prelude for a symphony. It [...]
The weather is getting hotter, the nights longer, and the fireflies and cookouts have come back; it’s almost summer! Of course, with those summer cookouts comes the tempting smells and tastes of everything cooking on the grill and all the sides that come with those burgers and hot dogs, but what’s the harm right? [...]
Upon a visit to your farmer’s market, you will be surrounded by the beautiful vegetables and herbs that are plentiful. Now is the time to express yourself with your food by showcasing fresh ingredients….peas, cilantro, cucumber, lemons and limes. This simple but healthy appetizer is easy to assemble and the subtle but noticeable spices [...]
Juicing for health or a way to detox has gained popularity. In a quick paced society, this can be a go to healthy ’fast food.’ This was the vision of co- founders Hayden Slater, Carly Brien and, Hedi Gores of Pressed Juicery . A mission to make fresh juice straight from the pulp in [...]
If love were edible, what would it taste like? Try creating this beautiful but simple chocolate raspberry tart from Martha Stewart, and you’ll come pretty close.
(Photo Credit: Martha Stewart)
32 chocolate wafer cookies (about 8 ounces) 2 tablespoons sugar Coarse salt 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted 12 ounces [...]
What are your fondest memories of your mother? Perhaps it’s her teaching you how to bake cookies, wiping away tears when you had a bad day or helping you mature into the woman you are today. No matter what the memories are, it’s evident that Mother’s Day is one of the most celebrated holidays [...]
With Mother’s Day around the corner, choosing the perfect gift is essential. Pick one of these and be sure to melt your mom’s heart.
Edward Marc Chocolatier has created a new collection of chocolate flowers that are the perfect treat to help make Mother’s Day memorable for the number one lady in your life. [...]