Rosemary Loaf Stuffing

We are obsessed with The Essential Baking Company's certified organic Take & Bake Rosemary Loaf. This pantry friendly Take & Bake line is perfect for the 2021 holiday season and the Rosemary Loaf truly is life changing. As there are several products in the Essential Baking Line - you can customize this recipe and make … Continue reading Rosemary Loaf Stuffing

tomato and cream cheese tulips

These delightful spring bites are sure to be an instant family favorite. The Hotel Saugatuck in Saugatuck, Michigan, has a special recipe they offer each year to coincide with a nearby tulip festival and they are a perfect appetizer for every spring gathering, especially Mother's Day. The "flowers" only take a few minutes to whip … Continue reading tomato and cream cheese tulips

Friday’s Pair & Pour: Sauvignon Blanc with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, Walnuts & Honey

Crisp, green and herby, sauvignon blanc is the perfect companion for early summer dishes. Summer may be on the horizon but here in the pacific northwest we still have a bit of damp weather and chilly temps. In other words, a typical June. This means a lot of our entertaining is still indoors, at least … Continue reading Friday’s Pair & Pour: Sauvignon Blanc with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, Walnuts & Honey

Take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

By Elizabeth DeRosa of Finding the Way Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Author Tips to Help You Navigate the Grocery Store Trying to choose healthy foods while navigating the grocery store can be confusing and overwhelming. Here are my top 10 tips for a successful trip. Eating healthier “whole” foods increases your intake of necessary vitamins, minerals, … Continue reading Take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

Top Chef judge Gail Simmons’ Lemongrass-Scented Rice Noodle Salad with Mint Cilantro

The crisp morning hustle-bustle is familiar as farmers/growers and customers reconnect after a long winters sleep. Browsing Seattle's energetic Pike Place Market on a busy weekend morning is exhilarating, the city feels as if it moves through you. It's a great place to connect with local vendors to ask questions about where your food comes … Continue reading Top Chef judge Gail Simmons’ Lemongrass-Scented Rice Noodle Salad with Mint Cilantro

Sip Island Inspired Cocktails by Tommy Bahama in NYC

Chase away the winter blahs with an island favorite. I can't think of a tastier way to make it through mid-January than with an island favorite – rum. The Rum Babalu makes for the perfect after-work happy hour, combining the sweet flavor of maple syrup with rum, ginger beer, lime juice and bitters. Round up … Continue reading Sip Island Inspired Cocktails by Tommy Bahama in NYC

Mia Russo Stern’s Fish Tacos

Kick off the new year with clean delicious flavors Eating healthy and January seem to go hand in hand, and when game day approaches, we want bold flavorful foods that we can eat with our hands. One of the best features of this recipe is that it can be cooked on the grill while your … Continue reading Mia Russo Stern’s Fish Tacos

set up your own hot chocolate bar this holiday season

Temperatures are dropping and the snow is falling, it's hot chocolate time! Everyone has their favorite way to enjoy a mug of hot cocoa and when hosting small gatherings this winter, set up a hot chocolate bar for friends and family. Toppings for your bar marshmallowstoffee bitscoarse sea saltmini chocolate chipschocolate spoonscaramel spoonsmarshmallow stickscrushed peppermintscandy … Continue reading set up your own hot chocolate bar this holiday season

meringues with sugared cranberries

Friends and family will love these elegant little holiday gems. When piping, try and leave a small area or divet to cradle the cranberries. You can find our sugared cranberries recipe here.

sugared cranberries

These festive little gems are the perfect finishing touch for your holiday desserts. Sugared cranberries are so simple to make, you can get the entire family involved. The recipe below is a basic sugared cranberry recipe. Feedback for this recipe has included the following:"Superfine sugar is not necessary, we used regular sugar for rolling and … Continue reading sugared cranberries