(Giveaway) Steamed Alaskan King Crab Legs with Beurre Blanc for Dipping

There is nothing like king crab when it comes to flavor and presentation. It's sweet, succulent, snowy white in appearance and an absolute family favorite meal. Let's face it, it's hard not to gawk at these beautiful limbs when peering into the seafood counter ....more

Peanut Butter Whipped Cream

I'm eating this by the bowlful today while celebrating my birthday. I was too lazy and too hot to bake myself a cake, a symptom of getting older I guess. And this whipped cream is the perfect way to make my day perfect.What I like most is its stability ....more

5-Minute Spicy Lemon Broccoli

We eat a lot of broccoli at our house and as a result are super picky about the texture of the broccoli once cooked. We do not like mushy broccoli! I often blanch the florets and then saute them, but that's a lot more work when it comes to a weeknight dinner, even though it gives good results.Earlier this summer I started experimenting with how to make great tasting broccoli in record time ....more

25 Must-Make Zucchini Recipes

It's that time of year when zucchini is bountiful in our garden, at the farm stands and in the market. Did you know zucchini can grow to a meter in length? However, we tend to harvest them at more than half that size (they are better that way).So if you are looking for inspiration to use up this prolific summer squash, I guarantee you can find something to please your family below ....more

(Giveaway) Steamed Alaskan King Crab Legs with Beurre Blanc for Dipping

There is nothing like king crab when it comes to flavor and presentation. It's sweet, succulent, snowy white in appearance and an absolute family favorite meal. Let's face it, it's hard not to gawk at these beautiful limbs when peering into the seafood counter. They are impressive. But don't be intimidated by them, they are so easy to prepare....more

Ball Canning Giveaway!!

On Saturday August 16, Jarden Home Brands will host the first annual International Can-It-Forward Day with special guest renowned chef and Bravo’s Top Chef judge, Hugh Acheson! A day to celebrate home canning, International Can-It-Forward Day allows food enthusiasts to connect via a variety of online and in-person activities. New and experienced canners can participate in a live webcast, taking place on ground in Brooklyn Borough Hall Farmers Market, filled with canning demos where.. ....more

Cheese-Filled Grilled Avocados

Here it is, the perfect appetizer for your Labor Day Weekend ~ Last Hurrah of Summer bash. There are many reasons this dish is awesome, but reason numero uno (besides taste) is its simplicity. You can make as many as you need, it's ready in minutes and you have the grill going anyway....more

Peanut Butter-Chocolate-Banana Protein Shake

I have a new addiction. Maybe you've heard of it or seen it around. It's Peanut Butter Powder ....more

6 Beauty Products I’m Currently Loving (#1)

Hi friends, new feature on the blog today. Beauty products I am currently loving!...more

Bites of Life (#19)

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the blue sky, is by no means a waste of time." ...more