Last Minute Prep for the Holidays

Are you done with your last minute prep for the holidays? Tomorrow is the big day, but if you aren’t quite ready, you’re not alone. Whether you have just been putting things off, or you just found yourself hosting Thanksgiving with 24-hours’ notice, it is not unusual to need some last minute holiday prep ideas. […]

Comforting Soup: Soup Recipes for National Soup Month

I love winter for the most part. It changes the way I look at cooking, the way I plan meals and the recipes I try. But, what really makes me happy about the winter season is comforting soup! I love all kinds of soups, though I don’t know how to make that many. I love […]

Sausage Frittata Recipe

Despite the snow still gracing the ground here in the Northeast, Easter is just around the corner and it’s not too soon to start thinking about your Easter menu! There will be lots of dinner recipes floating around for honey glazed hams, deviled eggs, delicate asparagus and leg of lamb. But how about breakfast? Does […]

Migas Recipe for National Tortilla Chip Day 2/24

Today is National Tortilla Chip Day! How am I celebrating? By enjoying a breakfast of migas. What are migas exactly? Migas is a Tex-Mex breakfast dish made of eggs, corn tortilla chips, onions and tomatoes. My grandparents made migas for us as children. My mom would cook them as well and now I make them […]

Dropping It With SunDrop #SuprisinglyGood Twitter Party Aug 21st 9pm ET

  Drop it On Twitter to win prizes: We’re giving away more than $750 in prizes! We’ll be giving away prizes every 10 minutes and winners will be selected at random. No purchase necessary. Grand Prize value over $250!! RSVP now in the comments below. See the Official Rules here. The #SurprisinglyGood summer party with […]

Must Try Canning And Preserving Recipes

With the garden in full swing, many people are looking for new ways to preserve their harvest. It’s next to impossible to use up all of the tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers and green beans that our gardens produce. When I have too much garden produce, I can and preserve some of our harvest so that we […]

How to Watch Calories at BBQs and Picnics and Still Have Fun

Learning how to watch calories at BBQs and picnics doesn’t have to take all of the fun out of your summer. During the summer, it seems like we are invited to a ton of BBQs, picnics and parties.  The central focus of all of these events is food. I don’t want to spend my whole […]

Ways to Enjoy Rhubarb This Summer

One of the first edibles we have growing in our Vermont garden is rhubarb. Rhubarb is a perennial that will come back every year.  It is very easy to grow in the colder climates.  It does tend to want some sort of winter to go dormant and return again the next year. It is just […]

Best Strawberry Recipes For Memorial Day

I have been searching for the best strawberry recipes to serve at our Memorial Day cookout this year.  One of the first fruits of spring in Vermont are strawberries.  Somehow, those bright red berries just lend themselves perfectly to the red, white, and blue theme of Memorial Day.  Whether your Memorial Day includes a cookout, […]

Easter Eggs That Last Forever- How to Blow Out Easter Eggs #TBCcrafters

When you have children, your collection of artwork and mementos can fill a museum and there’s no way to display all of the beautiful treasures created just for you. I like to use holidays to decorate using my children’s gifts to decorate. We have been blowing out eggs for Easter for 28 years and we […]