Hello All! Are you prepared for the holiday craziness that is about to ensue? I have been cooking for, what feels like, 3 weeks straight… 24 hours a day. My feet are killing me. But, I can’t wait because our festivities begin tonight! All of my mom’s side of the family is in town for… Continue reading Vanilla Beans And Vodka Are On Sale!
Everyone is always trying to think of ways to ease the stress of Thanksgiving day prep. Well, I have another piece of advice to offer. Make turkey stock the day before Thanksgiving. When I make a turkey, I clean it the day before I plan to roast it. I figured why not do something with… Continue reading Make Turkey Stock Before Thanksgiving
In the summer, I have several herbs growing in a couple pots on my front porch. I clip just what I need and move on. But now, we are getting into fall (praise be) and I will be buying more fresh herbs from the grocery store. Here is the best way to clean parsley. It… Continue reading Clean and Store Parsley
I love fresh bread, there is nothing better. The only problem is that often times, we can’t eat it all before it starts to go bad. There are many ways to use up bread that is about to go bad. You can save yourself money and future prep time just by thinking about other ways… Continue reading Use/Save Leftover Fresh Bread
As you probably know by now my husband and I took a trip to France in September of 2016. One of my favorite days was the day we went to The Cook’s Atelier for their “A Day in Burgundy” cooking class. We learned so much, met wonderful people and had a simply marvelous day. In addition… Continue reading Get The Most From Your Vanilla Bean