One of my favorite things to make is crepes. I had originally learned in French class in High School and have played with the recipe adding in my own favorites. They’re easy and delicious! I used the basic recipe from Mark Bittman’s “How to Cook Everything” (available in hard cover or Kindle from Amazon). Crepes … More Easy & Delicious Strawberry and Nutella Crepes
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Banish all of your previous assumptions and dive into this narrative about the unlikely history and culture of spritz cocktails. … More Spritz : Italy’s Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail
If you’re not one for making difficult drinks but you have no difficulty drinking, try this out … More St. Patrick’s Day Drink: PickleBack Shots
Article Provided Courtesy of Amanda Martin, Event Planner and Food Enthusiast The Idea Growing up in Midwestern suburbia I developed an adorably bland palate. I liked my steak gray with a big splooge of ketchup. I demanded my Mexican fare closely resemble a Chalupa. I consumed poultry exclusively in nugget form. I’m not proud of it, but somehow … More Feta Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Prosciutto (by Amanda Martin)
Forbidden Root opened its brewpub on Chicago Avenue Thursday, offering a lovely variety of unique bites and entrees in addition to the beers on tap. By the time I arrived, the space was bustling with enthusiastic locals and there wasn’t a seat in the house. I was impressed with how beautiful the renovated theater was. … More Forbidden Root Brewpub Open
Ginger Miso & Honey-Teriyaki Rice with Chicken … More Easy Rice Dish: Ginger Miso Rice in a Honey-Teriyaki Sauce
Labor Day is basically Summer’s Last Hurrah. Make it tasty with these beverages! Blackberry Soda Recipe from Imbibe Magazine 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water 1/2 cup fresh lemon verbena leaves, loosely packed 2 pints fresh, ripe blackberries Ice cubes Soda water (Hines uses Fever Tree) Want to get saucy this holiday weekend? Add … More Labor Day Cocktails
Having a house party? Selecting interesting appetizers before the main show isn’t always easy, especially if you’ve had enough of the mini sausages and egg rolls to last you a lifetime. Here are 7 great recipes for delicious hors d’oeuves everyone will love! (Click the images to see the recipes) Fig & Goat Cheese Bruschetta Melon, … More Easy and Delicious Hors d’Oeurves
With the 4th of July right around the corner, there’s no better time to prepare to become a grilling extraordinaire. Learn how to grill like a pro, offer refreshing salads and sides and create amazing condiments to wow friends and family this summer. Featuring articles from FoodandWine.com, Delish.com, Bonappetit.com and Epicurious.com Learn to Grill with Tim … More Prepare to Host Amazing Barbecues this Summer!