July 02, 2020
Food

Valentine’s Day Pink Popcorn

Ingredients 2 cups Sugar 2/3 cup half & half, cream or whole milk 1 TBS white corn syrup 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla few drops red food coloring Place sugar, cream, corn syrup and salt in saucepan on a medium heat. Stir well and cook until sugar has fully dissolved before allowing mixture to […]

20+ Best Soup Recipes

On a cold day, there’s nothing better than hunkering down, lighting a fire and making some comfort food. Here are some of our favorite soup recipes. Give them a try! If you can’t get out for all the ingredients, improvise! We’d love to hear how it goes! Red Lentil Soup New England Clam Chowder Tammy’s 9 Bean […]

Hearty Sweet Sausage, Lentils & Kale Soup

They had me at lentils!!! This recipe I found in Real Simple Magazine caught my eye because I love lentils. I thought I’d give it a shot, and it turned out great. This is a soup that is a meal. It’s extremely hearty, perfect for these bone chilling days, and does not require a great deal of time to prepare.  Ingredients are simple […]

50+ Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Let’s Start with a Cocktail: Here are 20+ of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… Don’t forget the appetizers! Here are 15 of Our Favorite Apps T H E  B I R […]

Thanksgiving Prep: 15 Things You Can Do Ahead of Time

Every year, I make a list of what I can get done in the days before Thanksgiving. If you wrote out notes to yourself like we suggested last year, pull that out and add to it. If not, try making notes as you go this year. You’ll thank yourself later! Also check out Our Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: from Cocktails to Dessert  • […]

Kefir Bread: A Healthy, 5 Ingredient Bread

This recipe came from a chef in Sweden. It is an easy to make healthy bread. You will need to butter or put jam on it for some added flavor. I love it. Most of my kids eat it as well. Tastes great right out of the oven. My neighbor uses it in place of […]

Halloween Cocktail: Vampire’s Kiss with Tequila

Here’s a ghoulishly perfect Halloween cocktail. If you can find the black lava salt it completes this ghoulish cocktail even better! Try one of these Halloween Treats & Apps to wash it down with.  SIZE: makes 8 drinks INGREDIENTS:  Kosher salt (or black lava salt… at amazon.com) Lime wedges Ice 1 1/2 cups silver tequila 1 1/2 cups fresh lime […]

Halloween Mummy Dogs

Ingredients 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 2 1/2 slices American cheese, quartered hot dogs cooking spray Directions Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough; separate at perforations, creating 4 rectangles. Press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles. With knife or kitchen scissors, cut each rectangle […]