Tag Archives: Food

  • Expecting Company? Try These 4 Simple, Elegant Appetizer Recipes

    Don’t get caught off guard the next time you have a last-minute gathering at home. With these convenient appetizer recipes, you can prepare beautiful and delicious hors d’oeuvres without taking time out of your busy schedule. Bacon-Wrapped Apricots with Sage [Real Simple] With such contrasting ingredients coming into play, this appetizer seems like it’s much […]

  • Food Canning 101: 5 Basics

    Your grandmother may have been on to something with all of those canned fruits and vegetables. Canning is a great way to preserve the lifespan of fresh produce, and it creates a number of unique new ways to eat your favorite veggies. If you want to start canning in your own home, here are 5 […]

  • 4 Potato Salad Recipes for Your Next Picnic

    With fluffy potatoes and tangy seasonings, potato salad is a decadent side dish that complements many summer barbecue entrees. While you may only be familiar with traditional potato salad, there are a variety of unique ways to prepare this classic recipe. Here are four potato salad recipes that will pleasantly surprise everyone at your next […]

  • Channel Your Inner Chef With These Culinary Terms

    It’s fun to try new recipes in the kitchen, but that fancy new dish may involve a few cooking techniques that make you scratch your head. Here are a few helpful definitions of some kitchen terms that you might encounter in a gourmet-style recipe. Crème Fraiche. Crème fraiche is a sort of sauce with a […]

  • Quick and Easy Meal Ideas to Put on the Dinner Table Tonight

    “What’s for dinner tonight?” It’s a question we ask ourselves on a daily basis, which is probably why it’s so easy to run out of ideas! With the promise of short prep time and bold flavors, these four meals are deserving of a spot in your recipe box. Bonus: They can feed a family for […]

  • Decode That Recipe With This Glossary of Common Cooking Terms

    Even the most experienced chef gets stumped by a recipe every now and then. To prevent road blocks during your next cooking session, memorize these three common cooking terms. Baste You’ve probably come across this term when cooking that Thanksgiving turkey. Simply put, to baste is to keep meat or other foods moist during the […]