Category Food & Drink

End of Summer Tomato Tart

The official/unofficial end of summer weekend is upon us. That’s right campers: Labor Day Weekend is here. If you’re anything like me there will be as much “summer” crammed into this weekend as possible. If you need me, check the pool – I’ll be the one with the book. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that you’ve probably, maybe, got at least one BBQ or

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Keep It Cool As A Cucumber! – The 5 Best Summer Cucumber Recipes

The mornings are getting chilly, and the days seem to be getting just a bit shorter – Fall is definitely on the way! But even though my son has already started school, I’m not ready to give up the balmy summer evenings outside enjoying a light dinner, or late afternoon snack. One of the most refreshing summer vegetables is the sometimes-overlooked cucumber. I went riffling through my recipe cards and

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Attention Gardeners: Fall is the New Summer!

Nobody likes to be the bearer of bad news, but someone has to prepare you for the inevitable; summer is coming to an end. It’s true; somehow we’ve already made it halfway through August in a flash, and the creep of colder seasons will eventually start to sprout. Speaking of sprouting, the end of summer doesn’t have to be all bad. In fact, there are a lot of delicious things

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One Pot Thai Peanut Pasta

Okay, campers, who out there has tried – and failed – at making a one-pot meal? *raises hand* I know I’m not alone in this, I just … I can’t be, and I know exactly why I can’t be: ONE-POT MEALS ARE DECEPTIVELY SNEAKY. Sure they look easy (and in truth they are … after some careful experimentation), but I have ended up with many a one-pot meal that the

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Four New Companies for Healthy Eating

Whether it’s gluten free or vegetarian, many Americans are on the hunt for healthier food.  Grocery stores are full of prepackaged, ready to eat meals and we know that these aren’t good for us or the environment, but we choose to eat them anyway because they are accessible and easy to prepare.  Many housewives dream of buying all organic foods and cooking “green” meals but don’t have the time.  This

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