Tips on Serving a Great Cosmopolitan

How to Prepare a Great Cosmopolitan

For anyone looking to host a dinner party, having a fun cocktail to serve is always a good idea. For any cocktail lover, one of the most popular in the world continues to be the Cosmopolitan. This can be a sweet and refreshing beverage, that…
3 Terrific Healthy Recipes for Your Family

3 Healthy Recipes That Actually Taste Good

Whenever there’s any talk about healthy food options, the majority of people instantly think about steamed bland veggies paired with some type of unseasoned fish. The truth is, there are healthy recipes that are anything but tasty. Conversely,…
Gifts of Global Flavors in Spectacular Spice Blends

DIY Gifts of Global Flavors in Spectacular Spice Blends

If you're a DIY gift giver and a foodie, you're going to love the idea of giving spectacular spice blends to your family and friends for holiday gifts. We all have someone on our list who "has everything" and we never know what to give them.…
6 Beverages with the Colors, Tastes, and Aromas of Fall

5 Beverages with the Colors, Tastes, and Aromas of Fall

As the chillier days come along, the colors, tastes, and aromas of Fall surround us. We turn to sweaters and scarves to snuggle for warmth. Or perhaps its time to start using the fireplace. But warmth doesn't only come from candles, fireplaces…
Do I Brine the Turkey or Not?

Do I Brine the Turkey or Not? Try Joe’s Recipe and You Be the Judge!

Last September my friend Joe Lembo invited my family over to dinner. I was blown away with the Turkey he had prepared. It was so moist and full of flavor and I had to know what he did to give it all its flavor. Of course, I had to ask him…
Fall Tablescapes with a Twist
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Fall Tablescapes Done NOT so Typical!

I strive to do things a little out of the box while at the same time keeping the traditions alive. Fall tablescapes are traditionally done in fall colors, deep shades of oranges, reds, and browns but, this year I am seeing a bit of a twist…
Hot dog recipes with toppings served buffet style.
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Healthy Hot Dog Recipes For Memorial Day

I just want to first say that Memorial Day is a holiday to honor the men and women who died in active military service defending this country's right to freedom. My father was a U.S. Air Force officer in World War II and the Korean war. I miss…
Crucible cookware with smart handle design.
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Review of Cookware Set by Crucible Cookware & Collard Greens Recipe

Cookware with SMART handle Design I just LOVE reviewing products, because it's usually a great product I get to keep. I recently was sent a cookware, 7- piece nylon kitchen tool set by Crucible Cookware to review. I thought it was…

Deviled Egg Recipe For St. Patrick’s Day

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day I'd like to share my avocado drizzled, deviled egg recipe. I love this Paleo recipe because it's easy to make, requires simple ingredients, and it's always a hit at my get-togethers.     Ingredients  12…
Baileys Irish cream chocolate martini with mint leaves.

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For All Palates

St. Patty's Day Cocktails to Fit Anyone's Fancy! Those of you that know me know I am always up for a party and Saint Patrick's Day is just one of those holidays that can be celebrated by ALL! It's important to me to make sure everyone has…
5 Easy and Enticing Microwave Meals

5 Easy and Enticing Microwave Meals

Whereas many people use their microwave solely for popcorn or reheating leftovers, you might be surprised at the capabilities of this cooking machine. Try one of the following quick and simple microwave recipes to expand your notion of what…
Labor Day Cocktails - poolside cocktail roses for laura rum cranberry peach cherry drink recipe with wild hibiscus flower extracts and sorrel mixology

Labor Day Cocktail with Wild Hibiscus

Even though we don't let go of summer too quickly here in the tropics, Labor Day reminds us to take some time for healthy cocktails and family fun.