When the leaves start to change and the air has a bit of a snap, our thoughts turn to fall entertaining. Whether tailgating or backyard patio dining, you can never go wrong when you start the meal with bite-sized appetizers. As we were looking through our favorite fall appetizer recipes, we stumbled across a list … Continue reading Fall Entertaining Tips – Easy Appetizer & Beverage Recipes
Sometimes it seems there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Vacations, family reunions, picnics and parties during the summer turn into fall schedules packed with back-to-school preparation, homework, sporting events and extracurricular activities. No matter what time of the year it is, don’t sacrifice homemade sweet treats for the sake of time. We have … Continue reading Six Simple Dessert Recipes
Your toast is hot and ready – but what do you reach for? Jelly, jam, marmalade? We know they all contain fruit and are delicious bread toppers, but what is the real difference? Our own Chef Eddy Van Damme admits it can be a little confusing. Here’s how he breaks jelly, jam, marmalade down: Jam – … Continue reading Jelly, Jam, Marmalade…What’s the difference?
Spring has sprung and the earth is dancing with fruits and veggies galore. Here in Texas, we’re looking forward to the juicy summer squashes, plump tomatoes and crunchy carrots the ground offers up. This time of year, grocery stores reduce prices of their produce abundance, which means more opportunities for you to enhance the sweet … Continue reading How To Enhance The Sweet Taste of Vegetables
Mexican Food. Margaritas. Mariachi bands. All day happy hour. Cinco de Mayo is a bit like May’s version of St. Patrick’s Day. Americans love to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but most have no idea what they are really celebrating. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on … Continue reading 5 Festive Cinco de Mayo Recipes