Apple Crunch For Food Day October 24th

Nothing says fall like the “CRUNCH” of an apple! And to celebrate, join me in a CRUCH, SNAP and TWEET Apple Crunch effort as part of Food Day on October 24th to raise awareness about eating better by including plenty of fruits and vegetables and supporting...

Pop-Up Farm Dinner Raises Money for Barnard’s Orchard

Nectarines, plums, and peaches…there’s nothing like the first bite of pure nature’s sweetness…and, nothing like the second bite with juices dripping down your hand and nothing like the last bite, thinking that was the best each you EVER had. Until the next one. But...

Live Interview: Kids Eating Right Fosters Young Entrepreneurship

Connecting kids with food is BIG!! And it’s been especially big this month because August is Kids Eat Right month. While getting kids to eat veggies may still present a few challenges for some, getting kids into the kitchen can be a lot of fun and a great lesson in...

Food Poisoning – How to Keep Your Kitchen Safe

  With the recent outbreak of food poisoning at restaurants, people are wondering, “How did this happen?” and “How do I keep my kitchen safe?” No one wants to be sick during the holidays! While there are thousands of germs that can make us sick, the highly contagious,...

Citrus Spiced Olives

‘Tis the season of getting together.  From a small dinners, to holiday parties, to neighbors stopping by for a chat, you never know when an occasion will arise.  I like to be prepared with a few ready-made foods that I can put out, or quickly put into a small mason...

Flavors of Summer

  Quick…what are your favorite flavors of summer? So many I know, but three are at the heart of summer cooking – tomatoes, corn and basil. Love ‘em! In season and as fresh and local as your back yard garden, or at least your nearest farmers market, these flavors are...