NEWS: Help The Truly Thirsty Get Bottled Water With The Tap Project

What comes out of your tap is terrific. Contribute $1 to help those who aren’t so lucky. Photo courtesy of BudgetStockPhoto.com.   You’ve no doubt read about the bottled water controversy. Not only are Americans spending more than $15 million a year on bottled water—most of it filtered municipal water like Aquafina and Dasani. Fossil… Continue reading “NEWS: Help The Truly Thirsty Get Bottled Water With The Tap Project”

TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Sticky Bun Day

Be precise: Sticky buns have a sticky top, iced cinnamon rolls aren’t sticky buns. Photo courtesy Wolferman’s.   Some people would like to celebrate National Sticky Bun Day, February 21st, every day. Sticky buns, a breakfast pastry for the sweet-toothed, are also known as a honey buns, and are closely related to cinnamon buns, cinnamon… Continue reading “TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Sticky Bun Day”

RECIPE: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Addictively good cherry chocolate chip cookies. We thank George Washington for the inspiration.   Our tip of the day today is a tasty tip indeed: Make a cherry version of your favorite chocolate chip cookies to celebrate George Washington’s birthday. The Father of our Country was born February 22, 1732. Look for cherry baking chips… Continue reading “RECIPE: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies”

TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Cherry Pie Day

Do you love cherry pie…but know that you would love it even more if you could get a top-quality pie filling? Wish no more: Chukar Cherries, a purveyor of the finest cherries and cherry products made from Washington State cherries, makes the best cherry pie and cobbler fillings we’ve ever seen commercially (all natural and… Continue reading “TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Cherry Pie Day”

FOOD TIP OF THE DAY: Date Hors d’Oeuvres

Gourmet dates from Dateland.com. From left to right, counterclockwise: Medjool dates, Khadrawy dates, Halawi dates and Honey dates. Photo courtesy Dateland.com.   For quick hors d’ouevre that are also perfect for tea parties, after-dinner petit four plates or a little something with a cup of coffee instead of a cookie, fill dried dates with rich,… Continue reading “FOOD TIP OF THE DAY: Date Hors d’Oeuvres”