Category Archive: Food

EASY Homemade Salad Dressing

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While I understand the need to cut a few corners in the kitchen to save time and efficiency, there is one constant in most kitchens that should absolutely never, ever be store-bought.  NEVER.… Continue reading

To Do This Weekend: Host a Walking Dinner

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Get ready to think small.  You will see the words “small,” “little,” and “mini” many times in this post as we learn the art of the Walking Dinner. It’s fun to host a… Continue reading

Appetizers on the Grill

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With the advent of warmer temperatures, it’s time to get back to one of the great summertime traditions: grilling!  Naturally, when we think of grilling, we think of MEAT.  Steaks, burgers, chicken, even… Continue reading

Derby Day Entertaining

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Even if you aren’t a horse racing aficionado, The Kentucky Derby does present an awfully good excuse to throw a killer party.   Dress up and do some day drinking, hat-wearing, and light gambling.  What’s… Continue reading

Easter Hors D’oeuvre Ideas

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Are you gathering with family or friends over Easter Weekend?  Here are a couple of springy, fresh hors d’oeuvre ideas that you can bring to your feast that will compliment any main course,… Continue reading

To Do This Weekend: Break some GF Bread

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You may be noticing a surge in gluten-free options both at the supermarket, and on many restaurant menus. For many individuals, the advantages and benefits of a gluten-free diet translate to better health.… Continue reading

Classic Hotel Recipes

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Some of the world’s most iconic recipes were born out of hotel kitchens and made notorious through popular culture.  Riffs on such recipes are commonplace.  Here are a few originals that are fun to… Continue reading

Trending Now: Sous-Vide Cooking

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Sous vide (soo-veed), which means “under vacuum” in French, is a centuries-old process of vacuum-sealing food in bags, and placing in a water bath. However, you don’t need to vacuum seal your food to… Continue reading

To Do This Weekend: Ferment

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As you may have noticed, fermented foods are a big thing right now.  And for good reason: fermented food has been proven to improve gut health,  is high in fiber, and full of vitamins… Continue reading

Trending Now: Activated Charcoal

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Charcoal may conjure images of backyard barbeques and Weber kettle grills.  Briquets mixed with lighter fluid is an aroma symbolic with summertime. Charcoal in it’s purest form is a beauty powerhouse.  Its many… Continue reading