• Editors Picks

    Good for the Gizzards?

    This is definitely a maybe not for this girl, but I have heard rave reviews on eating the gizzards of the turkey.  Gizzards are secondary stomachs used by birds to grind their food before digestion. Because...
    November 19, 2015 836 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Mashing the Competition

    It’s that time of year again, my favorite time, Thanksgiving.  I know that most of the traditional fare does not appeal to the little stomachs of the family.  Personally, I found it hard to get my...
    November 19, 2015 633 0
  • Editors Picks

    I Go To The Woods For Mine

    Now, I grew up in Idaho and people hunt for their food there.  If you can’t go hunting for a turkey, there are great options for a free range, organic turkey.  There are so many benefits...
    November 19, 2015 987 0
  • Editors Picks

    She’s a Black Friday Woman

    Now that Thanksgiving dinner is done, and hopefully someone else has cleaned up the mess (fingers crossed), it’s time to think about Christmas.  For many, this means the dreaded Black Friday crowds to get the latest...
    November 19, 2015 830 0
  • Appetizers

    You’re So Cheesy

    When I was a kid, I was always particularly weirded out by the cheese ball on the appetizer table.  I was thirteen when I finally tried the nut covered ball, OMG was it heaven!  I didn’t...
    November 19, 2015 598 0
  • I Wanna Stay Home

    Every Super Hero Needs a Sidekick

    So we have the main attraction handled, what about the sides?  Green bean casserole, yams, various salads, that’s what I remember.  Some were good, some not so much.  The beauty of being a millennial is we...
    November 19, 2015 622 0
  • Cravings

    Lookin’ Good, Pumpkin

    Okay, pumpkin spice is everywhere, I mean everywhere!  Before the lattes, chocolate chips, etc we loved our pumpkin pie.  It seemed like unless you went to Marie Callender’s, you ate pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving at that...
    November 19, 2015 557 0
  • Impress Me

    Let’s Go Our Separate Ways

    One thing I had to pick up this year was a gravy separator/fat separator.  Spooning the fat off the dripping is awful and most of the time you don’t get it all.  That’s when you resort...
    November 19, 2015 550 0
  • Impress Me

    Everything is Better Fried

    Frying your bird is a relatively new fad, but a yummy one.  There are a number of turkey fryers out there, from gas to electric.  Frying your turkey sounds like you are adding a lot of...
    November 19, 2015 764 0
  • Millennial Mom

    Let Them Snack!

    As a millennial mom, I have often given my daughter a snack to eat at school.  This was met with mixed policies at her schools and she was denied many times this nourishment during the day. ...
    November 12, 2015 620 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Cider, Cider Everywhere

    We all know that craft beer scene is what is happening right now, but watch out, there is a new/old player coming to the table.  That’s right, hard cider is making a return and is kicking...
    November 12, 2015 574 0
  • Impress Me

    Neurogastronomy-What the?

    Neurogastronomy is a mouthful, but what is it exactly?  The latest in restaurant trends, neurogastronomy is simply how the brain creates flavor.  I find the concept so cool, as I love science.  Restauruants are finding that...
    November 12, 2015 576 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Sweaters, Football, and Food!

    It is that time of the year…leaves are falling, it’s cold outside, and comfort food is the name of the game.  Comfort often gets a bad rap.  Usually loaded with carbs or fat, but oh, oh...
    November 12, 2015 630 0
  • Editors Picks

    And the Winner Is…

    We all have our go to fast food places for burger, fries, and CHICKEN.  As a response to Chik-fil-A’s chicken followers, McDonald’s changed their chicken recipe, but does it stack up?  I love, love, love me...
    November 12, 2015 567 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

    Well as fall rolls around, we all know what to expect.  Love or hate it pumpkin spice is EVERYWHERE!  Even my twelve year old daughter wants to jump on the orange bandwagon and insists upon needing...
    November 12, 2015 501 0
  • Entrees

    Crazy Like a Coconut

    The rise of diabetes and healthy eating trends, have given way to sugar alternatives.  Coconut sugar has become a front runner in this movement.  We ask ourselves, what is coconut sugar? Authoritynutrition.com gave a great explanation...
    November 12, 2015 719 0
  • Highlight

    As the Seasons Change, So do the Menus

    Many restaurants throughout the country and even the world change their menus to accommodate the magical fall flavors.  Root Vegetables, warm spices, and hearty stacks all scream “fall is here.”  To prepare for the change many...
    November 12, 2015 486 0
  • Maybe/Maybe Not

    So, You Are Drinking Tree?

    Well I have been seeing a lot of hype surrounding the new “water” that Beyonce has been seen drinking, maple water.  That being said, I am sure the masses will be drinking the beverage soon.  Is...
    November 12, 2015 585 0
  • Keeping It Real

    All Treat, No Tricks

    With a lot of millennials jumping on the organic bandwagon, Halloween should be no different.  There are many reasons to offer organic treats.  They are healthier, you know what is in them, and they are yummy. ...
    October 23, 2015 603 0
  • Editors Picks

    Social Media Driving How We Choose to Eat Out

    There’s a fascinating piece by BCG, Boston Consulting Group, in its Perspectives that looks at Millennials and what appeals to us in a variety of arenas. Social media is examined as a means to an end....
    October 23, 2015 991 0