A Recipe for Fresh Fruit Summer Galettes

You may or may not have noticed that I’m on a bit of dessert kick as of late. My sweet tooth has become quite the champion, and as a gal who frequently considers chips and salsa or popcorn an acceptable dinner and would literally eat tacos all day everyday, this recent phenomenon has... read more

A Quick Zucchini Bread Recipe

Quick bread recipes are a great way to put all of those beautiful green zucchinis to use this summer. Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked zucchini bread -- get baking this weekend! What You'll Need: (makes 1 loaf) 1 large zucchini 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/2 teaspoon baking... read more

10 Outdoor Party Hacks You Need to Know About

‘Tis the season for outdoor parties, and we’ve rounded up some of our favorite hacks to put your get-together on the next level: 1. Know how much to pour - Did you know that those lines on the red Solo cups aren’t just for decoration? Check out this pic to see which line to... read more

Master the Art of Oyster Shucking with These Expert Tips

Maybe it's just us, but there's nothing quite like a nice chilled glass of white wine (we'll take a white Bordeaux please), a cool sea breeze and a half-dozen freshly caught oysters. Unfortunately, these decadent bivalves have always been nothing more than the occasional indulgence, because let's be honest, that shell is a force to be reckoned... read more

A Deliciously Healthy Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Recipe

For a healthy take on a classic summer-time jam recipe, we swapped all the bad-for-you components with three simple, all-natural ingredients; strawberries, maple syrup and chia seeds. Enjoy this delicious strawberry chia seed jam spread on your breakfast toast, oatmeal, or over yogurt! What You'll Need:  1 pound of fresh strawberries (rinsed, trimmed and quartered) 1/4 cup... read more

10 Foodie Destinations for Your Next Vacation

We're all for a leisurely getaway on a secluded beach, but if you've had your fill of surf and sand, it's time to think a little outside the box. For your next vacay, why not take your taste buds on a culinary adventure across the country? Not sure where to start? Consider some of these top foodie... read more

A Summer Fresh Cherry Cake Recipe

My friends Christine and Anca, founders of Huckle & Goose, served a version of this cake at a recent dinner we collaborated on this spring. This cake is perfection—the texture of the cornmeal, the way you can substitute any fruit, the lack of overwhelming sweetness. It’s my ideal cake. Tip: I substituted... read more

A Healthy Homemade Granola Recipe

A wholesome batch of homemade granola is so incredibly simple to make and can save you some cash along the way. This simple granola recipe made with hearty oats, nuts, maple syrup, shredded coconut and spices takes under an hour to prepare, and is a lot more nutritious and flavorful than the store bought kind! What You'll... read more

A Tropical Trip South of the Border for National Tequila Day

Oh, yes! It's National Tequila Day! So, we decided to take you on a journey south of the border to Rosewood Mayakoba, the new Riviera Maya resort that offers ocean- and lagoon-front suites. Plus, we'll share a few recipes that will get you in relaxation mode in no time. Get ready for some gratuitous... read more

Beer and Food Pairing Basics

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Just like with wine, pairing beer with the right foods allows the complex flavors of a top-notch brew — and its corresponding dish — really shine. Before you start pairing, you'll want to get a handle on the beer in question's characteristics — the flavors, intensity and taste elements. Once you've identified these, you'll be... read more
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