5 Ways to Taste a Rainbow

Rainbow collage

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  I hope you haven’t forgotten to wear at least a bit of green, today.  Celebrating our Irish heritage is a big deal for my family, so we’ve been counting down the days until St. Paddy’s.  Growing up, we would always eat corned beef and cabbage for dinner in honor of our {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Enjoy a Cup of Hot Chocolate

chocolate cups

Brrrrr….it’s cold outside!  I’ve told you before that my favorite thing to drink from a mug is hot chocolate–especially salted carmel hot chocolate.  Nothing beats wrapping your cold fingers around a hot mug of delectably scented chocolate. Can I hear an amen?  Well, if you like a cup of cocoa as much as I do, {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Make Treats for Santa

Cran-pistachio-cookies

‘Tis the night before Christmas, and even though not a creature may be stirring at your house, this might be the time for you to stir up a few last-minute treats. After all, you don’t want to be caught empty-handed (or plated!) when the St. Nicholas makes his appearance later tonight.  It’s not too hard {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Enjoy Fresh Summer Salads

mexican-cobb-salad

While a piping hot, savory beef stew is exactly what we want placed before us in steaming bowls on a chilly winter’s eve, it’s not exactly welcome during the heat of the summer.  During this year’s last heat wave, slaving over a hot stove was the last thing I wanted to do.  Lighter, fresher fare {…Read More…}