Latest in: Cool Recipes

  • Cool Recipes

    Hot Time Summer in the City

    You know how when the shimmer on your throat starts to slide to points south, and you’re without anything respectable with which to wipe that shimmer before it becomes a puddle? Well, we can’t help you...
    August 1, 2015 536 0
  • Cool Recipes

    My My My, Here’s the Real History of the Mai Tai

    June 30, 2015 is NATIONAL MAI TAI DAY! Like most everyone who loves to sip concoctions that come with little umbrellas and maybe a plastic monkey or two, we always thought our favorite rum-based tropical delight...
    June 29, 2015 572 0
  • Appetizers

    Veggie of the Month – Green Beans

    Say hey, kids! Wanna know the Veggie of the Month? It’s none other than one of our faves! If you want to go all techie on the subject, avocadoes, string or green beans, squash, eggplant, green...
    June 26, 2015 545 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Are there foodservice recipes that merit sharing?

    The answer is a resounding, “Yes indeedy do!” Some touch a part of us that hasn’t felt such a touch in years. Something very primal and at the same time comforting. Ya know? Maybe not totally...
    June 19, 2015 550 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Salad to GO

    Riddle us this, Batpeeps: What starts off as a flat moon of dough and — hey diddle diddle – is transformed by griddle magic into both a dish AND a spoon? Pita pockets. Yep. From the...
    June 11, 2015 514 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Aw, shucks…

    Those times when we’re nursing a ravin’ cravin’ for something sweet and yet salty, spicy yet buttery-rich, crunchy yet drippy, we turn to the obvious: corn on the cob! And if we’re using our streetness, we...
    June 10, 2015 910 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Nummy! Gummy!

    Have you ever, in your ponderings of the universe and life’s real meaning, stopped to consider the origins of gummi bears? You’ll notice our spelling, because we’re referencing the real deal, not the checkout-line-at-Walmart version of...
    June 9, 2015 982 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Homemade Kiwi Pineapple Popsicles

    YES!  It’s HOT!  Well, pineapple is great.  Kiwi is wonderful.  Relax Millennial Mom.  Problem solved! Ingredients: 1 whole pineapple, (peeled, cored and chopped) 2 Tbs clover honey 6 ripe kiwi, (peeled and sliced) reserve 10 kiwi...
    June 8, 2015 585 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Moonshine On…

    More boozenews coming across the wire! If we can believe our eyes and ears, vodka is out, and white whiskey is in… right behind mescal in the “ya gotta have it” category. Yes, Virginia, there is...
    June 6, 2015 535 0
  • Appetizers

    My Big, Fat Appetite for Greek Food

    “Shirley Valentine” still makes us cry… not so much the “WTH have I done with my life” angst because WTH did she expect, anyway? No, we cry because the food is that freaking good. Interestingly, someone...
    May 25, 2015 2967 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Hey! Let’s Go Camping in the Backyard! And Let’s Fix Lunch! Now!

    OK, this site is actually designed with the more serious camper in mind, but we’re staying home just now. Our reasons are multifarious: Kid has a strange rash; we have a report due; weather is iffy....
    May 23, 2015 1195 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Glamping Anyone?

    To Sleep in the Backyard Treehouse or a Thatched Hut on a Fiji Beach? And Where to Eat Breakfast?  So here’s the deal, according to http://glamping.com/blog/how-millennials-relate-to-adventure-and-the-outdoors/: We Millennials like our outdoor fun, but don’t particularly like...
    May 19, 2015 895 0
  • Appetizers

    Veggie of the Month is… ta da… Asparagus!

      Surely we’re not the only ones who had sword fights at dinner using asparagus, right? Mom would smack us, Dad would threaten to smack us and Mima, well, Mima would laugh and say something in...
    May 4, 2015 652 0
  • Cool Recipes

    It’s called Boozy Lollipops

    Ingredients 1/4 c plus 1 Tbs hard liquor (e.g. vodka, gin, rum) 2 Tbs cold water 3/4 c sugar 3 Tbs corn syrup 1/8 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp food coloring of your choice (optional) Directions...
    April 28, 2015 489 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Scorin’ Some Weed(s)

    Before you mix up the vinegar and salt solution and start pumping in an effort to kill weeds in your yard, you might want to take inventory of what’s popping up amidst your Kentucky Blue or...
    April 17, 2015 606 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Eat Dirt, Dirt and More Dirt!

    Worms in Dirt Ingredients 1 15-ounce package chocolate sandwich cookies (like Oreos) 1 3.9-ounce package chocolate instant pudding 2 c cold milk 8 oz whipped topping (like Cool Whip) 24 gummy worms Directions Make the dirt!...
    April 17, 2015 871 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on Its Way!

      So, Millennial Moms, we have some great hints for this sweet holiday, starting with this all-important advice: Do not buy the dye tablets for your eggs. You have what you need right in your own...
    March 29, 2015 675 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Cauliflower and Other Flu Fighters

    No matter how healthy we live in our own enclosed environment, the world around us is a freakin’ petri dish. So our kids are always going to be exposed to colds and flu and yucky stuff....
    March 12, 2015 841 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Nothin’ Says St. Paddy’s Day Like CB&C and Beer

    Faith and begorrah, if it isn’t just about St. Paddy’s Day again. Well, what say we visit all things corned beef and cabbage (CB&C) and some interesting applications for Guinness Stout? We thought you’d say yes, so...
    March 10, 2015 637 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Soups on!

    Stephen Colbert once said that soup is “America’s hottest liquid food trend.” We like the way he thinks. Iconic Campbell’s Soup, has taken to marketing its product through a “Go” campaign, using a Tumblr-like web site...
    March 1, 2015 718 0