It doesn't take expensive smokers to secure your title of BBQ pitmaster! Here are tips to start you on your road to becoming an home-cook pitmaster.
It's summer vacation! If you're like me, you've got your kids with you all day. A fact which led me to go in search of the best summer cocktails to enjoy after the kids are in bed. Or, before they go to bed. Basically, once you don't have to drive anyone anywhere, it's time for your [...]
Interested in learning about the 4 best pans to help enhance cooking skills in your kitchen? You're in luck! Here's four pans to check out.
Considering changing your diet? Making dietary decisions can be difficult. Here's 4 benefits of eating organic food to help make the choice a little easier!
Check out the best, the top ten, homemade cold treats for kids! As the weather warms up, kids will love some cold treats to cool off!
Trying to incorporate more fish into your meal planning? Finding it difficult? No worries. Here's four delicious and easy ways to cook fish for dinner.
If you're a lover of bacon, and a lover of cheese, but are smitten with the combination here's 7 mind-blowing bacon and cheese recipes.
4 budget-friendly family meals so your wallet doesn't take a huge hit. Well-rounded meals to help feed your family, without skimping on nutrition & flavor.
When I think about Thanksgiving, I think about, well food. It's what I think about almost all the time. Thanksgiving is no different, of course. What's unique about my Thanksgiving? Well, I don't like turkey. I'll eat sliced deli turkey in a hero, however I'm not a big fan of chowing down on a big [...]
When one visits the Enchanted Mountains, located in the Cattaraugus County of Western New York, you wouldn't think there'd be such amazing dining options in this Western New York County. SURPRISE. There's some top notch dining in the area, and I've found the best dining options close to the Enchanted Mountains!. They're located in Seneca Allegany Resort [...]
Where to eat in Niagara Falls, New York, after a full day of Niagara Falls fun, and no matter where you stay: head directly to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino! You don't have to be a resort guest to enjoy the amazing restaurants located within steps of the casino. Of course, I recommend staying at [...]
Celebrate little moments with Entenmann’s® Little Bites® Smurfs Blueberry Muffins, even if the little moment is the release of Smurfs: The Lost Village on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD! Maybe, even, the fact that if you buy THREE five-count Entenmann’s® Little Bites® packages between now and August 8, 2017, you have the opportunity to receive a [...]
Craft beers have never been more popular. People are forming clubs dedicated solely to visiting local breweries and trying their brews. Heavy ales are often favored over lighter, sweeter beers, but not during the summer. Here are five small-batch beers to get you through the hottest summer days. The 5 best summer beers Schofferhofer Grapefruit [...]
Stevia baking recipe for fourth of July means using Stevia In The Raw® in a handy, dandy Bakers Bag! As you all know, I’m not a great one for the kitchen. I like things to be super simple. Recipes need to be easy to follow, and if I have to replace sugar with an alternate, [...]
Top 5 Memorial Day adult beverages to make any backyard event spectacular. Yes, burgers and beers are mandatory, but it doesn't mean you can't class it up with some cocktails for all those sophisticated peoples in attendance! Top 5 Memorial Day adult beverages, also known as cocktails Slushy Margarita Shots Every party, no matter what [...]
Nothing against the awesome Margaritas out there, but sometimes you just need to go beyond the margarita and explore new Cinco de Mayo cocktail recipes! Branch out for the big day, and since it falls on a Friday this year, it'll probably extend throughout the weekend, right? Spice it up, and really go all out [...]
Transform shortbread cookies into a pie crust for any pie? I know what you're thinking, Staci has lost her mind. She's BAKING? It's impossible. Folks, I'm serious. I love these dang Walkers Shortbread Fingers so much, I've decided to reach outside my comfort zone. It's time to bake. I promise I didn't lost my mind, [...]
Easter dinner debate happening in many households right now: lamb vs. ham. Do we serve a lamb for Easter dinner, or do we go with the ham? Perhaps, we do both to make all guests happy? In our house, ham wasn't an option. We always had lamb, and I'm happy to say, it's my favorite, [...]
Corned beef recipes for St. Patrick's Day celebrations don't always require cabbage with them. It's why I like to mix it up a bit, find a bit of both. Let's face it, the main star of corned beef and cabbage is always corned beef, right? However, I didn't totally leave out a couple of awesome [...]
Forget the box of chocolates for Valentine's Day! Give me Walkers Shortbread's NEW chocolate line to help me celebrate in chocolatey, shortbread-ery decadence. I'm a simple girl, and honestly food is the best way to my heart. Especially when the new Walkers Shortbread chocolate line has shortbread with not just chocolate, but also toffee. I [...]
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National Shortbread Day arrives on January 6th. Were you aware there was an actual National Shortbread Day? I know I wasn't, and I'm a big fan of shortbread. I have grown up on Walkers Shortbread. Now, with my kids, I've got tins filled with crayons, markers, and colored pencils, because you never throw out a Walkers [...]
Favorite treats delivered to my door by Baker's Cousin? How is that a thing? It's crazy, right? Baked, beautiful goodness shows up at my door each month. Some of the most amazing bakers around sharing their recipes, too! Who doesn't want to know more about how to become a taster with Baker's Cousin? You're crazy [...]
Photo Provided by Guest Writer, Chris Beattie. Készül a finom magyar dödölle. Kirakodóvásár. Fortuna utca. - Budai Vár, Budapest The European Capital of Food Festivals Over the last decade, Budapest has become one of the most popular tourist destinations. The growing number of tourists and foodies has made Budapest one of the top [...]
Gluten free desserts for Thanksgiving gatherings isn't something I ever thought I'd be writing about. Gluten has never been an issue for me, until recently. It seems I have a bit of an issue with gluten. I'm not suffering from Celiac, however, my body seems to have some kind of sensitivity to it. GLORIOUS. Thanksgiving [...]
Fresh ingredients to cook at home? Cooking? ME in the kitchen? We all know it's one of my least favorite things to do in life. As I do more of it though, and the kids help in the kitchen, it's not as bad these days. Don't roll your eyes, thinking I'm blowing sunshine up your butts. [...]
Over the last few months, I gave myself some time off. I wandered around the city, and enjoyed myself to the fullest. Now, since I’m a huge fan of Italian cuisine, I thought to myself, why wouldn’t I do a little research on the local cuisine? Every day, for a few months, I visited different [...]
Another city, another chance to experience amazing food. This is Long Beach as I experienced it on a recent press trip to meet Long Beach, CA.
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All this time, I was wrong about Stew Leonard's. I was under the impression Stew Leonard's was priced out of our family's budget. I was so wrong! It's prices are comparable to big chain grocery stores high quality meats, cheeses, seafood, and pretty much everything else they sell. All this time, I was wrong about [...]