RECIPE: For Taco Tuesdays, A Taco Ring

[1] Make a taco ring for Taco Tuesdays (photo courtesy Pampered Chef). [2] Buy Tex-Mex or taco seasoning, or make your own (recipe below—photo courtesy Pampered Chef.   October 4th is National Taco Day, but here’s some added fun for any Taco Tuesday: a taco ring, developed by Pampered Chef. You can save time with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Perfect Fish Dinner

We’re big fans of one-pan dinners: protein and veggies baked together in a 13” x 8” sheet pan*. Sheet pan dinners mean you don’t have to worry about coordinating the cooking of sides and main: They all bake together. For people who are timid about cooking fish, baking is as sure-fire as it gets. Here’s…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Bacon Grits With Poached Eggs

[1] Fall food: pumpkin grits topped with a poached egg and bacon (photo courtesy Running To The Kitchen). [2] What’s your favorite way to poach eggs? We like the evenness that comes from a poaching mold (photo courtesy Home Shopping | IE). [3] A poacher for the stovetop (photo courtesy Cooks Standard).   October marks…
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PRODUCT: Teforia, A Revolution In Tea Making…& The History Of Tea Bags

Man has been brewing tea for thousands of years—using loose leaves (photo #1) until the accidental invention of the tea bag in 1904. A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE TEA BAG Ships bearing tea from China first arrived in Britain in the 17th century, and their cargo created a drinking passion among Britons. The first teas…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: America’s Favorite Cookies

October is National Cookie Month, National Cookie Day is December 4th, and today, October 1st, is National Homemade Cookie Day. According to OnePoll.com, the average American eats 18,928 cookies in their lifetime. According to Huffington Post, America’s top 10 favorite cookies are: 1. Chocolate chip cookie 2. Brownie (a brownie is classified as a bar…
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