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  • Are you ready for some presents? A Thursday night Christmas!
    Are you ready for some presents? A Thursday night Christmas!
    Are you ready for some presents? Well, on Christmas day all of us will be enjoying opening gifts, galore, but what about when dinner comes? Here are 10 of the top Christmas foods and drinks.1. Apple cider Apple cider in a mug will warm up your...
  • Celebrate Puccini with Garlic
    Celebrate Puccini with Garlic!
    Italian composer, Giacomo Puccini was born on December 22, 1858, in the ancient city of Lucca, Tuscany. Among his most popular compositions are the operas La Bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly.Having lived most of his life in Tuscany, it is only...
  • Sugar cookies are so versatile
    Cooking with kids: sugar cookies
    My soon-to-be six-year-old granddaughter just came over to the house to “barter” with her PopPop and myself (Nanny). When I asked her what she was bartering, she said she was willing to barter some fudge in exchange for some newspaper....
  • Pistachio chip cookies
    Recipes for diabetics: pistachio chip cookies
    My only brother was diagnosed with Type II diabetes last year. In his determination to remain off medication, he has given up practically all the desserts he has so enjoyed all his life.One thing he has not had to give up is pistachios. In fact,...
  • Red's Natural Foods
    Red's Natural Foods introduces new burrito flavors
    With the holidays upon us, it’s time to think of something other than traditional indulgences, which is why we look to Red’s Natural Foods for a tasty change.They have recently introduced their latest line of burritos, which include a...
  • 16 Holiday Cocktails:  Ring in Christmas and the New Year with holiday cheer
    Holiday Cocktails: Ring in Christmas and the New Year with holiday cheer
    With the holiday’s just days away, Americans are putting the final touches on their holiday menus. Whether you will be hosting an intimate get-together with your significant other or attending a big bash with family and friends, get into the...
  • Molten Chocolate Cake
    Decadent recipe for Molten Chocolate Cake
    Impress your guests this holiday season with this impressive recipe for decadent Molten Chocolate Cake. The recipe courtesy of Chef Ricky Myers of Jax Fish House in Fort Collins.For the batter8 oz dark chocolate6 oz butter4 eggs3.5 oz sugar1/8 tsp...
  • Kika Rocha
    Plan the perfect holiday gathering with tips by Kika Rocha
    Christmas is just a few days away, which means it’s time to plan for the perfect family and friends get together.Whether you are hosting or attending holiday parties this year, you want to be sure your guests are comfortable, your home...
  • Cloudt's Pecan Treat Cookies
    Cloudt's Pecan Treat Cookies
    In April of 1981Gourmet Magazine published a recipe for Cloudt's Pecan Treats. In the book The Gourmet Cookie Book: The Single Best Recipe From Each Year 1941-2009 the author talks of this recipe saying, "Gourmetwas beginning to honor a...
  • Heather's grilled salmon
    Recipes: Heather’s grilled salmon
    There is a box of salmon filet in my freezer upon which my brother and husband are both anxious to feast. As such, I’ve been looking for a variety of recipes from which I will let them make a choice. If they cannot agree, I will let my...
  • Christmas cheer
    Cooking with kids: no-bake Christmas krispies
    Christmas is a time kids particularly like to be in the kitchen helping mom to prepare for the festivities – most especially if she is making cookies and/or candy. Familyeducation.com helps parents with that by providing a Holiday Cookie...
  • Eggnog Pancakes
    Eggnog pancakes
    Christmas is just around the corner! It seems like every year, the Christmas season goes by faster and faster. On Sunday mornings, my family always likes to enjoy a big pancake breakfast together. We have a go-to oatmeal pancake recipe that we...
  • Poached versus microwave fail
    Poaching eggs right versus microwave fail
    Poached eggs, microwave eggs, microwave fail, tough eggsWe recently came upon a web site purporting make life easier using a microwave, called 20 Things You Never knew Your Microwave Could Do. But nearly every one of them is a silly idea, and...
  • Cheesy Shredded Potatoes
    Cheesy Shredded Potatoes
    I remember back in my radio days, when I produced a request show on the local oldies station, we were broadcasting live at the biggest classic car cruise event of the summer. My parents were there to watch and listen to the show as I scoured the...
  • Sugar cookie recipe:  These drop cookies are soft and so delicious
    Sugar cookie recipe: These drop cookies are soft and so delicious
    This soft and delicate drop sugar cookie is absolutely delicious! You can never have enough of them. These cookies are a wonderful mix of ricotta cheese, sugar, and vanilla with butter cream frosting on top. The ricotta gives it such a tender and...