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Modern Spins on Spring Traditions

From Easter to Passover to the Kentucky Derby and beyond, there is a lamb dish for nearly every spring occasion.   While many traditions rely on lamb as a centerpiece, it doesn’t have to be prepared like grandma’s overcooked, tough and often tasteless roast. Today’s home cooks are forgoing the jar of mint jelly and using fresh mint in pesto …

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Refresh Your Routine with Protein-Packed Smoothies

Spring brings warmer weather and a fresh start, making it the perfect time to reinvigorate your workout routine and healthy habits by starting with fresh ingredients. Whether you’re training for an upcoming event or simply looking for new and easy nutritious meal options, these protein-packed recipes prepared by U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s chef and registered dietician Megan Chacosky are …

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A Spring-Inspired Easter Brunch

Spring is blooming on your Easter table. From yellow chick cupcakes to blueberry French-toast casseroles, there are plenty of ways to wow your brunch guests with simple seasonal recipes. "Between hiding eggs and preparing baskets, you may be tempted to fall back on brunch basics like pancakes and scrambled eggs, but that's no fun," McCormick Executive Chef Kevan Vetter said. …

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Serve a Steakhouse-Style Meal at Home

Bring the delicious tastes of a traditional steakhouse to your own dining room with simple steps that make it easier than you might expect to please a room full of hungry guests. According to a survey conducted by Idahoan, 86 percent of Americans have avoided going out to eat at a restaurant for reasons such as crowds, bad service and …

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Plan an Award-Worthy Watch Party

Whether you’re gearing up for awards season or spending an evening catching up on your favorite TV drama, there are plenty of small screen events that provide the perfect backdrop for a watch party. Gather your friends and family and get ready to tune in to a fun-filled evening with these helpful tips. Use themed decor to set the stage. …

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The Firehouse Foodie: Lip Smacking Pot Pie

By Frank E. Vaerewijck, FF/EMT, Engineer & Fire House Chef As the Fire Prevention Officer at my department, part of my responsibility is Public Affairs and Public Education. My crew and I often give tours to visitors at the station. Many times, we are asked about where we sleep, where we eat, and the most popular question asked is about what …

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A Smooth Way to Start Your Day

A wealth of research shows that starting each morning with a nutritious breakfast delivers benefits throughout the day. If you’re pressed for time or simply need to mix up your morning routine, put a fresh spin on a time-saving favorite by making a smoothie bowl. Smoothie bowls typically have a thicker consistency than traditional smoothies, and according to a recent …

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From the Garden to the Party: Add a Bit of Color and Interest to Salads with Edible Flowers Like Nasturtium

By Melinda Myers Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings right from the garden or container. Start by growing the ingredients for your favorite recipes and beverages. Consider those, like tomatoes, that taste best fresh from the …

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Comfort Food to Beat the Winter Blues

When the temperature drops, there’s nothing quite like the pleasure of simple and delicious comfort food. Instead of letting the winter chill get you down, warm your body and heart with dishes that are both comforting and delicious. After all, there is no better time to satisfy your cravings for feel-good favorites than during the cold winter months. These mouthwatering …

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Party-Perfect Flavors to Savor with Friends

No matter the occasion, a good host knows that great food is the key to any party. These crowd-pleasing snacks and desserts are the perfect treats to make your gathering just a little sweeter. Find more party-worthy recipes at Culinary.net. A Naturally Sweet Party Treat Easy-to-make Cinnamon Honey Buns are a delicious treat party-goers will adore. Naturally sweetened by the …

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