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Maple Syrup Gelato

The luscious flavor and mouthfeel of this silky Maple Syrup Gelato confection will prompt you to get out your ice cream maker and check your supply of maple syrup. The procedure couldn’t be easier. The cornstarch slurry and vodka prevent the gelato from melting too quickly yet keep it soft…. Read more »

GYOF – Grow Your Own Food: Get Inspired by the Season

May is the month I get inspired to grow my own food. Now more than ever, with our food sources becoming impure by genetically modified foods (GMO’s), pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and the likes, growing your own food (GYOF) affords you high quality, fresh produce. GYOF has many benefits. It keeps… Read more »

The Perfect Assistant

My daughter and I do a lot of cooking together. There are so many benefits to getting our kids (the Perfect Assistant) involved in the kitchen, not the least of which is that it provides an activity that we can do together away from all the screens they love!! When… Read more »

A Taste of Spring: James Beard’s Composed Salad

A Taste of Spring: Prepare a vinaigrette dressing by mincing 2 cloves of garlic and 2 large shallots in a bowl. Whisk in a tablespoon of Dijon mustard and 1/4 cup of a good red wine vinegar. After that is thoroughly incorporated, slowly drizzle in ½ cup extra virgin olive… Read more »

Wine Finds

It’s time to check out the new Rose wines. Here are two from different parts of France. One a touch sweet and one dry. Enjoy! ROSE Cotes de Provence 2014, Chateau du Rouet (FR) Cotes de Provence is located in south-east France, an area known for Rose wines. This selection… Read more »

Your Summer Shoppers Guide To Produce

Growing up, my mother never had the dilemma of choosing between conventional or organic produce for her family. Ever since chemical fertilizers made their way onto the farming scene, farmers have been able to grow much more food with less effort. Little did we know, this would come at a price to… Read more »

Wine Finds

Each month we bring you two wines finds that can be found at local wine shops for under $15 a bottle. VERNACCIA di San Gimignano 2013, Cesani (IT) Vernaccia is a white wine grape grown around the town of San Gimignano in Tuscany. The family owned Cesani winery is located… Read more »