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Winterize Your Cocktails

Winterize Your Cocktails

Now that the colder weather is here and you’ve put away your beach towel it’s time to winterize your cocktails. One way to achieve this is by using amari, the rich, bitter, herbal European-style liqueurs-before–dinner aperitifs and after-dinner digestifs-that have become more popular and widely available. Amari can add structure and backbone to cocktails and […]

Everything From Apple Sauce To Tzimmes!

Everything From Apple Sauce To Tzimmes!

Everything From Apple Sauce To Tzimmes! For a Sensational Seder you’ll want to have these traditional Passover dishes on hand. Coconut Macaroons (You’ll Go Coco-Loco For Coconut Macaroons!) Haroseth (For A Sweet Seder) Matzo Ball Soup (Keep Your Eye On the Matzo Ball) Potato Kugel (When Life Gives You Potatoes, Have Kugel) Apple Sauce (Passover’s […]

Dates & Blue Cheese

Dates & Blue Cheese

Dates & Blue Cheese The next time you’re hosting a few friends, make some magic by putting out a plate of simple hors d’oeuvres that are salty, sweet, creamy, and crunchy. Cut a slit into the dates and remove the pits. Stuff each with a semifirm blue cheese (like Gorgonzola picante and Spanish Valdeon). Finish […]

Paleo Diet

Paleo Diet

Paleo Diet The Paleo Diet (short for Paleolithic) is fashioned around the eating habits and available foods of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. These ancestors had to nourish themselves with the meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fats available to them in nature. With the benefit of large supermarkets, it’s easy today to mimic these foods in […]

Watermelon

Watermelon

Watermelon Watermelon is the ultimate summer snack. As a kid growing up in Nebraska, my favorite way to eat watermelon was outside, with the juice running down my face and arms. Here is how I’m eating watermelon this summer. Treat It Like A Steak Cut watermelon into 2 inch slabs and drizzle with olive oil. […]

How To Eat More Protein On A Meat-Free Diet

How To Eat More Protein On A Meat-Free Diet

How To Eat More Protein On A Meat-Free Diet If you’re new to a meat-free diet or you struggle with ways to get the protein you need here are some important tips that may help you. It really isn’t as hard as you might think. Snack on protein rich munchies and skip the carbs. Eat […]

Substitution Guide

Substitution Guide

Substitution Guide Ingredient Substitution Allspice (1 tsp.) 1/2 tsp. cinnamon + 1/4 tsp. nutmeg + 1/4 tsp. ground clove Baking Powder (1 tsp.) 1/4 tsp. baking soda + 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar Baking Soda (1 tsp.) 2 tsp double-acting baking powder + replace acidic liquid ingredient in recipe with non-acidic liquid Balsamic Vinegar Equal amount of sherry […]

Storing Honey

Storing Honey

Storing Honey Did you know that you can keep your honey from crystallizing by storing it in the freezer?  You don’t have to worry about it freezing solid because the moisture content is low.  When purchasing large amounts of honey, divide it into freezer proof containers and freeze.  When you need to use it just […]

Easter Menu Ideas

Easter Menu Ideas

The greatest feast of the Christian Church takes its name from that of Eastre, The Anglo-Saxon goddess of the dawn.

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta   Now that you’ve made your Homemade Ricotta what are you going to do with it?  Here are 17 things to do with that delicious Homemade Ricotta.    Make a Cheesecake  Fill Ravioli  Eat Warm Drizzled With Good Quality Olive Oil  Make A Tart  Toss With Penne Pasta And […]