Category Archives: Favorite Recipes

IT’S NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY! (7.23)

Whet Your Wienie Appetite and Celebrate Hot Dog Day! Now that you’ve gotten some nice naptime in from yesterday’s National Hammock Day, you’re probably famished. So, satisfy your appetite and start celebrating all over again, for July 23 is National … Continue reading

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IT’S NATIONAL ICED TEA DAY!

Summer Is Almost Here! Even though the official start of summer is still a few days away, don’t be surprised if you’re already craving a cool, refreshing glass of iced tea–after all, it’s National Iced Tea Day! If any beverage … Continue reading

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EASTER CRAFTS & RECIPES

  Photo Credit: http://www.bhg.com/holidays/easter/crafts/pretty-easter-crafts-for-adults/#page=2 An Easy Easter Centerpiece Want to add a touch of springtime and Easter whimsy to your family table this year? It’s easy to do with simple craft ideas designed to bring out the smiles at your house. … Continue reading

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HAPPY PURIM! February 23-24

Origins of Purim Purim is a festive celebration of the triumph of good over evil! It’s the story of the young and beautiful Queen Esther who had not shared her Jewish heritage with her husband, the King, before this story … Continue reading

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Healthy Comfort Foods

What do you think of when someone mentions “comfort food?” Mac and cheese? Meatloaf and mashed potatoes? Grilled cheese and tomato soup? Fried chicken? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines it as: food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic … Continue reading

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What To Do With Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving is a week away which means you might still be searching for good recipes for stuffing, cranberry relish, or some other traditional or, non-traditional dish. But we’re thinking ahead to what to do with the leftovers everyone will inevitably have in  the days that follow this great … Continue reading

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Happy ‘Sammie’ Day

Today we celebrate the humble beginnings of one of our culinary staples – the sandwich.  Where would we be without the BLT, the Dagwood, the Hoagie, the Reuben or the infamous breakfast sandwich? Ok, maybe a little thinner, but definitely … Continue reading

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Labor Day Recipes

Held on the first Monday of September, Labor Day in the United States of America originated as a way to celebrate the strengths and contributions of labor unions to the United States economy. This day of rest unofficially signals the … Continue reading

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Create a Sweet Birthday!

Birthday cake is so five minutes ago. Today, fads and crazes in the baking industry are affecting celebrations everywhere, as people are looking for alternatives to standard birthday cakes with butter cream frosted flowers. The Year of the Cupcake – … Continue reading

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Great BBQ and Grilling Recipes for Memorial Day

 Memorial Day— it’s the unofficial start of summer! However, while the day has become synonymous with cookouts and fun, it was originally known as Decoration Day, a time of remembrance for soldiers who died during the Civil War. Over the … Continue reading

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