Aqua Fresca! Get the Most out of your Water!

Here’s the deal;  Nutritionists, dietitians and personal trainers alike, tell us to drink at least eight glasses of water a day. When you meet your specific water needs you’ll enjoy the benefits of staying hydrated, like maintaining the right body temperature, helping your cardiovascular system, and assisting in the cleansing of toxins. You’ll have more energy…

Cook Book Alert: Haute Potato

I have heard more times than I can count from various customers that if they only had one food they could keep and would have to discard all others the choice is most commonly potatoes.   Apparently cook book author and blogger Jaqueline Pham understands this all to well in her new cookbook Haute Potato.  …

Happy Thanksgiving Nostalgia moment! What foods take you back to childhood?

As a child I can vividly remember the smell, the sounds, & the heat coming off of my grandmothers stove when she would fry chicken (drumsticks) on Sunday afternoons. I remember thinking “What a feast!”  the table would be overflowing with macaroni and cheese, buttered biscuits or fried cornbread (depending on her mood), sliced tomatoes, mashed potatoes, buttered corn,…

Cook Book Alert: Jacques Pépin New Complete Techniques by Jacques Pépin.

Jacques Pépin New Complete Techniques by Jacques Pépin. Fans of Pépin’s classic books La Méthode and La Technique rejoice: the master French chef has reshot all the photographs from those books for this new single volume. Everything from boning a chicken to making fancy decorative fruit garnishes to, turning an old refrigerator into a smoker, Pépin shows you how to…

Game Day Chili!

 It’s game time and with football season comes tailgating.  The smell of burgers and brats on the grill, chili, bourbon, and “C-A-T-S” chants fill the air.  No matter the outcome of the football game this chili is guaranteed to be a winner. There are so many possibilities for a tailgating menu, but one of my…

Game Day White Chicken Chili!

It’s game time and with football season comes tailgating.  The smell of burgers and brats on the grill, chili, bourbon, and “C-A-T-S” chants fill the air.  No matter the outcome of the football game this chili is guaranteed to be a winner. There are so many possibilities for a tailgating menu, but one of my…