Quick Cole Slaw For a Crowd and My WASTEFUL Husband!

Hi everyone. I was going to a potluck dinner the other night and planned to make my easy edamame dip http://takebackthekitchen.blogspot.com/2008/01/little-planning-goes-long-tasty-way.html. I boiled the beans but they smelled sour. I tried them and they were indeed sour, but how?? They were frozen. It turns out that my husband was using them to ice his back, […]

Strawberry Sauce and Steven Tyler is on to Something….

Hi everyone! I don’t know where you live, but where I live , there has been snow for the last couple of days, including the first day of Spring. Crazy weather. Crazy enough to make us take a step back and realize how much we appreciate when things go according to plan, like warm weather […]

Celebrity Chef #12 and Her Special Sauce

Hi everyone! Kate Hymowitz is our next Celebrity Home Chef in our JaN. series. Originally from MA, she is a textile designer, proud mom of three, and makes a mean Balsamic Fruit Sauce. She says the recipe is from her Dad, very simple, just a few ingredients but very tasty.Serve as a sauce for Roasted […]

Pistachio Mint Pesto- and Mad Men’s Opressed Ladies

Hi everyone and welcome to August. This August is very special for me because it will be a month filled with Mad Men and it’s leading man, Don Draper (or Jon Hamm). Now, Jon Hamm is a good reason, (actually, a great reason), to watch the show, but another good reason to watch is because […]

Potluck Asian Slaw with Chili Paste and Socialist Camping

Hi everyone. I hope you had as fun a weekend as we did. My family, along with twenty other friends with their kids, camped in our friends’ backyard. How was this possible, you may ask? Why would anyone be insane enough to host and cook for so many? Well, there is a method to the […]

Raw Food Marinara Sauce with Spaghetti Squash-Be a Raw Food Dabbler!

Hello everyone! I am so excited to share my friend Hyacinth’s raw food recipe with you! Although her recipe calls for zucchini angel hair like pasta, I decided to compromise on the raw food thing and make it with cooked spaghetti squash. I don’t know about you, but I have always tended to jump into […]

Homemade Ranch Dressing With Chopped Salad and Upcoming Free Workshops

Hi everyone and thanks for all your congrats comments for the Red Cross Award! I want to share a recipe with you that is more assembling than cooking. If you are nervous about presenting a lunch for a friend or your family, how about trying this recipe on for size? You cannot go wrong. I […]

Apple Cider Reduction and I am in Family Circle Magazine!!

http://www.youtube.com/get_player Hi everyone! I am VERY excited because my non-pofit, Parents Who Rock, is featured on a full page in Family Circle Magazine this month-p.48! Thank you to everyone involved in making PWR such a wonderful success in our community. I am so proud! Also, please see how PWR performers (including myself AND my husband)are […]

Cranberry Relish and All the Prep Paying Off…

http://www.youtube.com/get_player Hi everyone! I hope you are all recovering from your Thanksgiving festivities. We had a lovely one with many friends and family and a LOT of prep. I will admit that I spent two full days cooking but it would have been more if I had not prepped in advance. The majority of my […]