How to Pour the Perfect Heart Cappuccino in 4 Easy Steps!

Have you ever wondered how they get that perfect heart shaped foam in the center of a Cappuccino or Latte? George Kim, lead barista from Caffebene says that it takes a lot of practice and creativity. Just because you aren’t a pro Barista doesn’t mean you can’t master this exciting skill and he’s how. Prep: Steam about Read More

Let’s Make Homemade Potstickers for Dinner

I am a busy Dad but I find time to scour blogs and Pinterest for great recipes to make several times a week for my family. We love potstickers and this recipe was so easy I had to try it. Instead of ordering out for Chinese, make homemade potstickers and fried rice for a complete meal. Read More

Greg’s Easy Guacamole Dip Recipe

Guacamole Dip is super super simple and a huge hit at any party or gathering. Make it for your next football or Super Bowl Party Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado 1 Tablespoon chopped garlic (we buy prepared garlic in a jar but you can also use fresh garlic) 1 plum tomato 2 stalks of green onion dash of salt Read More

How to Make Candied Pecans and Walnuts

Candied pecans and walnuts made a great snack and also a tasty topping for salads, hot oatmeal or yogurt for snacking. Nuts of all kinds are a great source of protein. If you don’t want to use white sugar, substitute it with Stevia or honey. Ingredients: 2 cups of walnuts (or pecans, or a mix of Read More

New Year’s Brunch Ideas & Recipes

New Year’s Day is a wonderful day because it is the day we celebrate new beginnings. Many folks go out to brunch on New Year’s Day but if you are staying home why not try some of these delicious recipes from popular bloggers. Apple Cider Pancakes by Jodi Rhodes Pumpkin Pie Waffles by Margaret Bruno-Metzger Read More

Dole Tournament of Roses Orange Bundt Cake Recipe

Dole Packaged Foods, recipient of the Tournament of Roses’ Sweepstakes Trophy for the past four consecutive years, is excited to kick-off celebrations around its 2015 Rose Parade entry, “Rhythm of Hawaii,” with its Sweet Inspirations Sweepstakes it gives you the chance to win a cruise for four to Hawaii. There is no better way to celebrate the Read More

Post Holiday Brunch Ideas and Recipes

A post-holiday brunch is a great opportunity to relax together after the excitement of opening gifts. Best of all, you don’t have to spend a lot of time to make delicious, and healthy, mid-morning treats. These two recipes that will have you out of the kitchen and at the table in no time! Festive Zucchini Read More

Tanduay Rum Holiday Eggnog Recipe

‘Tis the season for frothy drinks topped with cinnamon, nutmeg and all those things reminiscent of a childhood filled with hot cocoas and steamy cider. Holiday favorites like eggnog and wassail often fill the punch bowls at festive gatherings, but there’s no reason to wait for the party to enjoy these heartwarming cocktails. When cravings Read More

Honey Grand Marnier Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Make your own cranberry sauce from scratch this holiday season. It goes perfect with turkey. For something slightly different, add some Grand Marnier and cranberry honey creme. “The combination of fresh cranberries, citrus, Grand Marnier and cranberry honey creme is refreshing and bright in this recipe.  It is the best homemade cranberry sauce I’ve ever made,” says Read More

Holiday Finger Food Recipes from Chef’s Emporium

We recently attended a cooking class at Chef’s Emporium in Berlin, Connecticut with instructor, Donna Veach, to prepare Holiday Finger Foods. Here are the recipes so you can make them for yourselves at home. Donna Veach is a good cooking instructor and makes the class a lot of fun. She is well educated in food Read More