July

BLTs ... But Better

A hankering gets a nudge from inspiration and, before I knew it, a new sandwich was born. BLTs might never be the same! Then again, check out this recipe -- it's definitely a new favorite of mine.

Indian Style Grilling: The Mysteries of Tandoori Chicken

What exactly is "Indian style grilling"? Is there any fundamental difference between the ways Indians and Americans grill their meat? The answer will take us on a journey halfway around the world as we explore the art of grilling with a tandoor and the fantastic food that results.

The Kitchen Sink: It's for more than dishes!

I just wanted to quickly share a Friday evening find with my readers. The video at this site makes this technique look so simple and tempting that I'm sure to put it on my to do list for next week. Have a fantastic weekend!

Getting Hitched Without a Hitch

A recent wedding -- my own -- offers ideas on how to help things run smoothly and make it a fun event for everyone, including the bride and groom. I share my lessons on how to put together a small wedding that can cater to not one, not two, but three different food allergies ... without causing any headaches at all.

My Ode to Coffee

The love of coffee is a widespread and intensely passionate affair. Get one man's read of it ... complete with amusing poetry and comforting words. Then, fix yourself a perfect cup and join the rest of us in singing the praises of this fantastic brew!

Up Close and Personal with Food

Get a different perspective on the food you eat when viewed through the lens of photographer, Caren Alpert, and her love of science. It's a fascinating adventure into the familiar from an unfamiliar place. Enjoy!

How To Plan the Perfect Barbecue Menu

Enjoying the great outdoors with a barbecue get together is a great way to bring family and friends together. It's also a great way to feast and enjoy the best summer has to offer. Get a great guide on how to put one together and what is on the must-have list.

Summer Mornings

Blackberry season means straining yogurt to make my favorite weekday breakfast. Is it worth the extra time to make Greek-style yogurt? Yes! Yes, it is. Just add fresh berries and honey and you'll be wanting it every morning.

How To Have Quality Family Time With A BBQ Grill

Yesterday was a lovely day. Not only was the weather great but I spent quality time with my children playing together, getting our hands dirty and making something that we could stamp our personal mark on and all enjoy. You can do it too.