The Heat is On: Pressure Cooking for a Crowd

Whether pressure cooking for a crowd or your family, take advantage of this healthy, fast-cooking tool to make delicious meals. We talked earlier about pressure cooker basics. With the right equipment, you can use your pressure cooker to serve a crowd or your own family for a busy weeknight dinner. Pressure cooking can be a great opportunity to step back and … Read More

Italian Ice Cream: What is Gelato?

what is gelato

Question: What is cold, creamy, and delicious—but not ice cream? Answer: gelato. So, what is gelato? Sometimes called Italian ice cream, gelato is a frozen dessert often considered a lower fat alternative to ice cream. Although gelato has many of the same ingredients as ice cream, the proportions and process for making gelato are different. Let’s take a quick look … Read More

Wine Testing, Wine Tasting: What Types of Wine Do You Enjoy?

Wine is the gift of the grape. When you attend a wine tasting, you’ll start to understand some different varietals, helping you realize which wine and food pairings you enjoy. Wine tastings will ultimately help you discover wines you had not thought to try. Mary Ewing-Mulligan, a Master of Wine since 1993, notes, “When you only know so much, you are very attracted … Read More