I’m old enough to remember when cereal bars were invented. They were marketed as a healthy alternative to cereal.
Road trips, outdoor adventures and relaxing by the pool are some of summer’s most popular activities, and all can be more enjoyable by adding favorite snacks to the mix.
During the past year, many people have missed the opportunity to travel and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the world, but it’s easy to explore other cultures and cuisines by experimenting in the kitchen.
Fun in the summer sun can mean anything from poolside play and outdoor exercise to simply relaxing in the shade. While these activities make the season special for people of all ages, the heat also leads to the inevitable: sweat.
I know normal people don’t make their own granola. Normal people buy it in the grocery store. It’s easy that way.
Summer sun means it’s time for warm-weather fun for kids of all ages, and all that activity and playing calls for snacks and hydration to recharge.
Each school day calls for a multitude of meals and snacks to make sure little learners are energized for time spent in the classroom, playing with friends and completing their homework.
My husband thinks he doesn’t like roast.
This summer, get a little wild in the kitchen and make something different.
You know the feeling: You eat breakfast, but by 11 a.m. your stomach is growling.
To kids, birthday parties are a big deal and only happen once a year.
I hate fish.
I admit it. There’s nothing wrong with it, exactly.
Summer days are often spent with family and friends, soaking in the sun’s rays and enjoying outdoor living with warm-weather activities. Complement this year’s summertime excitement with food that matches your enthusiasm for the season.
Summer days can be long and boring, especially when the kids are out of school and there is nothing to do around the house as a family.
For many parts of the country, warmer weather comes with more options for fresh produce, which is why it’s a perfect time to add fruits and vegetables to recipes.
“Why does this recipe list Crisco and oil separately? Crisco is oil!”
A lazy Sunday afternoon cuddled up with family, playing in the rain with your kids and tasting a perfect, sweet treat on a summer day can be some of the simplest yet best parts of life.
Summertime, for many, represents an opportunity to enjoy freshly cooked meals while enjoying time outdoors.
Cooking and entertaining outdoors can bring friends and family back together, but it doesn’t have to be complicated.
Many signs of spring are obvious, announcing themselves with a bit of fanfare, longer days, warmer temperatures, budding flowers. Others enter with more subtlety, like the nuanced flavors herbs bring to our seasonal cuisine.