Edamame Ginger Dip

New Healthy Items

New Healthy Items: Keep energized throughout the snow-filled winter!! eepurl.com/bNuX49

Jonathan Tuzman

Holiday Musician Available

Meet Jonathan Tuzman: Jonathan specializes in providing music for events, weddings, and other parties, primarily either background instrumental music, or playing and singing for a piano-bar style act that really gets a crowd going. He has played at all types of events – Christmas and Easter parties, wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours and receptions, rehearsal dinners, corporate happy hours and networking events, backyard BBQ’s, and many more,...

Matcha Truffles

Tips and Tricks

November is good nutrition month! Love matcha tea and its nutritional benefits? Another delicious way to use it is by making foolproof matcha covered chocolate truffles! These are dark chocolate and matcha tea – if you are going to indulge, these are one of the healthiest choices you can make to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Our best grilled cheese sandwich

Our best grilled cheese sandwich

Technique to make a superior grilled cheese: - melt the butter in the pan and place the bread in, don’t butter the bread first. - assemble the sandwich in the pan, not beforehand. - use grated cheese, not sliced; it will melt better and more evenly. - cover the pan to trap heat and ensure consistent cheese melting. This will result in a well-melted grilled cheese, with bread evenly golden brown on both sides. These are the basic techniques...

Berry Preservation

Berry Preservation

Tired of berries molding before you get a chance to eat? When you bring your berries home from the farmer’s market dunk them in hot water, or a vinegar and water mixture, for 20 seconds.  The hot water or the acid water will destroy the bacteria that causes berries to go bad so quickly.

Use your leftover parmesan rind in soup

Use your leftover parmesan rind in soup

Once you are done with your parmesan, keep your rind encased in plastic wrap in your fridge. Then, boil the rind in the broth or stock for 20 to 30 minutes for an added punch of flavor!

Edible Fish Tails

Edible Fish Tails

When cooking a fish filet in the oven, to avoid overcooked tail, tuck it under! This creates an even thickness and a uniformly cooked fish.


Baking Cookies? Save Yourself Some Time!

When preparing cookie dough or pie pastry, make double, or triple the amount and freeze the extra! This way, next time you’re in the mood for homemade cookies, all you need to do is take the dough out in the morning and enjoy them after dinner!


Bottom Pie Crust Soggy?

To keep the bottom crust from getting soggy, try brushing it with egg white and chilling before adding the filling. You can also smear butter on a pre-baked shell to create a barrier between the fillings moisture and the crust.


Salsa too Hot?

If you are looking for an easy way to tame too hot salsa just add a few drops of good vanilla extract.