Food: Something wickedly sweet

While the kids (and some adults) are carefully planning out their Halloween costumes, you can enjoy the fun of the holiday without unwrapping any of your child’s precious candy. In an attempt to ease a sweet tooth craving I decided to bake brownies, but not just any brownies, salted caramel brownies. There’s something so decadent about salted caramel, it exudes … read more

Food: October alfredo

The leaves are turning, the mornings have a crisp bite and apple picking excursions are underway. So if you’re anything like me (a fall enthusiast), you’re ready for autumnal flavors. I love pumpkin; when I’m not drinking my pumpkin spice tea or baking pumpkin muffins, I’m probably thinking about whether or not I should go out and buy more pumpkin-flavored … read more

Food: Z is for zoodles

Ah, zucchini season, the time of year when we find our gardening friends leaving unneeded vegetable offerings in our mailboxes. While there are many ways to prepare a zucchini, as breads, dips, chips and so on, I prefer to make zoodles with it. Zoodles are incredibly easy to make, you just pop one in a spiralizer to get the spaghetti … read more

Food: Summer sips

Despite the recent deluge that’s been keeping the sun at bay, summer’s not over yet. Since it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, I decided to have a little fun with my blender. Whether you’re mixing drinks for a party or just having a relaxing night with friends (let’s be real, who wants to deal with the mad dash to the bar and … read more

Food: Lemony delights

Lemon is one of the more popular summer-time flavors. It pops up in our drinks, is zested on our tarts and gives us brainfreeze as a sorbet. Of course, lemons rid us of our pocket change while the neighborhood kids try their hands at becoming Warren Buffett with their lemonade stands. Since it’s June and I’m trying to spend as … read more

Food: Beginning to barbecue

It’s grilling season, folks! The beautiful time of year when the sun hangs around longer, the weather is actually warm and there’s probably a mosquito or two lurking around the patio. However, not everyone has perfected their barbecue technique; some have yet to even consider the pretty basic world of marinating. Adding a marinade to your meat before firing up … read more

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