Food

National Coffee Day

Amazing Coffee Shops

Let’s take a moment and appreciate the beautiful necessity, the powerful sidekick, the life-altering substance that is coffee. A lá...

Pick Your Own Apples in Upstate NY

Fall Fun! Apple Picking in New York’s Capital Region

Looking for a fun family activity? The apples are ripe for the picking, and the New York weather is perfect for a day outside with your...

Summer Sangria - Fresh from the garden

3 Garden Fresh Summer Cocktails

Fresh. Seasonal. Farm to table. These words epitomize Summer’s bounty of fresh produce. For many of us the first thing that comes to...

Review of Welch's Frozen Avocados

Product Review: Welch’s Frozen Avocados

Frozen Avocados??? When we first learned about this we were on the fence. What happens when they thaw? Is the consistency different? And...

Easy Ham Soup

Easy Ham Soup

Once you’ve made a ham (or heated up a spiral cut ham) you are bound to have leftovers. After a couple of days, those leftovers...

Apple Sweet Potato Casserole

Thanksgiving is around the corner.  We all know the turkey isn’t always the star of the show, the sides is what steals the show. ...

White Bean Chicken Chili or Soup

Why go out and spend money on a great soup when you can cook it from home? White Bean Chicken Chili is one of my favorite soups or chili I...

3 Reasons to Fall in Love With Cast Iron Skillets

3 Reasons to Fall in Love With Cast Iron Skillets

Ask the chefs you know what single item they’d take with them on a desert island for cooking, and you’d get a range of answers....

Easter Dinner…What’s On Your Menu?

Easter is not one of those holidays where you can count on certain weather–especially not in upstate New York. Maybe this is why I...

Game Day Snack: Touchdown Chili Bites

Now that we all know who is going to Superbowl, it’s time to start planning a menu.  I have a perfect dish that you will not want to...