Easy Fix for Fat Removal

When making a soup, sauce, or casserole that ends up too fatty or greasy, drop in an ice cube. The ice will attract the fat, which you can then scoop out.

Pink Eggs

Natural Easter Egg Dying

Its time for dying easter eggs, why not try a natural alternative? 1 Cup of Water 1 Tablespoon white vinegar and choice of color: 1 Cup Chopped Purple Cabbage for Blue 1 cup Yellow Onion Skins for Orange 1 cup Grated Beets for Pink Pour the amount of water you want to make into a pan, add the matter you are using for dye.  Bring it to a boil and simmer it covered for 30-45 minutes. When the color is how you like it cool the water mixture and strain...

Roasted Root Vegetables

Food Storage

Make sure you store your potatoes and your onions separately. When kept close to each other, they go bad quickly!

Edamame Ginger Dip

New Healthy Items

New Healthy Items: Keep energized throughout the snow-filled winter!!

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.