cool recipes

  • Appetizers

    It’s Bloomin’ Perfection

    Now, I think we have all had a variations of the famous bloomin’ onion, made famous by Outback Steakhouse.  If you haven’t, what in the world is wrong with you?  Just kidding, but seriously…try one now! ...
    March 2, 2016 1303 0
  • Entrees

    Totally Turmeric, Dude!

    As millennials, we are always in search of new and exciting culinary finds.  I have found one, turmeric!  I was lucky enough to try Frieda’s fresh turmeric root over the last few days and where has...
    January 25, 2016 1333 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    They Came in Like a Disco Ball

    The New Year brings new tastes, or in this case, “funky” flavors of the past.  Disco was a social phenomenon in the 70s.  Saturday Night Fever and late nights at the dance club is where everyone...
    January 22, 2016 1564 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Drink Your Sweet

    At holiday parties, everyone strives to make the best cocktail.  The season of cheer and cookies is no different.  So if you prefer to drink your cookies, this is the time.  I love how mixologists can...
    December 3, 2015 1213 0
  • Millennial Mom

    Tis the Season for Cookies

    My favorite part of Christmas time, as a kid, was baking cookies with my mom.  One Saturday, we would make every cookie under the sun to give out as gifts, I loved it.  I have carried...
    December 3, 2015 1343 0
  • Cool Recipes

    To Spritz or Not to Spritz

    Ok, keeping up with our cookie them, we cannot leave out the infamous classic, the spritz cookie.  I am, personally, not the biggest fan.  When I was a kid it seemed like you needed a gallon...
    December 3, 2015 1242 0
  • Editors Picks

    Back to the Basics

    With organic eating on the rise, many get in a quandary about how to carry that through the holidays and the treats.  It is actually not all that difficult to keep it real during the holidays. ...
    December 3, 2015 1119 0
  • Cravings

    What Time is it? It’s Snickerdoodle Time!

    During the holidays, all I ever want is a snickerdoodle.  My family loves them so much; we make them almost every weekend.  However, there is always a debate.  I love the chewy style snickerdoodles and my...
    December 3, 2015 1186 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Mini Me

    When I saw Oreo and other cookie favorites make a mini version of the classics, I was overjoyed and thankful.  I love grabbing a bag or cup for the kids so I can eat them on...
    December 3, 2015 1013 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    This May Contain Wine

    All over the internet and Facebook, I have been seeing a huge fall sangria trend.  I absolutely love sangria in the summertime, so refreshing and crisp.  When I saw the creations online, I was floored that...
    November 19, 2015 1168 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Turduck-What?

    Turducken is a dish consisting of a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, stuffed into a deboned turkey. Outside of the United States, it is known as a Three Bird Roast. Gooducken is a traditional...
    November 19, 2015 1604 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 1228 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 1061 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 1079 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 1243 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 973 0
  • Maybe/Maybe Not

    Eat it! We Dare Ya!

    This is totally different and very non-political – a good thing! If you have kiddos or a bestie/honey/someone-you-want-to-prank, give this a shot. It’s Earthworm Jello, and it looks freakin’ so real! Be merry, pranksters! Recipe also...
    October 23, 2015 1711 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Halloween is Corny

    Candy corn has to be one of the most recognized candies during the Halloween season.  Some hate it, some love, but we all have eaten it. The yellow, orange, and white triangles will forever be a...
    October 23, 2015 1254 0
  • The Scene

    Veg Out

    Mom always told us – she is still telling us, as a matter of fact – to eat our vegetables. So fine. We will. If we are reading this correctly at http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/eats/bartenders-adding-shot-healthy-veggies-mixed-drinks-article-1.1428292, our imbibing a big...
    September 3, 2015 1257 0
  • Cravings

    Mmmmm… Brownies

    Now that we number 80 million, we Millennials are a force to be reckoned with, especially when it comes to feeding us. We want good, we want healthy (or healthier, or somewhat less unhealthy in certain...
    August 10, 2015 1526 0