BBQ Ideas: What Do I Bring as a Guest?

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Barbecue season is here, so it’s time to scheme your signature cookout contribution, or switch up the same-olds for a new take on some tastier summer vittles. No matter what you decide to bring, having a few unique BBQ ideas in your apron pocket will enhance your event – and net invitations to future events! Where’s the beef? Burgers and … Read More

Two Healthy Crock Pot Meals for Lazy People

Healthy Crock Pot meals don’t have to be hard. We found this awesome YouTube video from Zoe Rodriguez that will give you some inspiration for Crock Pot recipes to help feed your family, the healthy AND simple way! (Derived from Zoe Rodriguez YouTube Video) [starting around 1:12] Crock Pot Cilantro Chicken For this first recipe, you’ll need 5 different ingredients. Chicken breasts, … Read More

Healthy Dinner Ideas to Impress Your Wife

Flowers are great—but a home-cooked meal is even better. Whether it is a special occasion, or you are cooking for your partner, your wife, or a group of friends, you can show you really care by mixing it up with healthy dinner ideas and a great presentation. First—let’s define what we mean by healthy dinner ideas. Basically, this means plenty … Read More

Fast Food: New Spin on an Old Foe

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Fast food has an unsavory reputation—with good reason. Just because food is quickly prepared does not mean it has to be unhealthy. Pressed for time, people of all ages grab and run—it could be pizza, a burger, or Buffalo wings. We talked earlier about new dietary guidelines from the U.S. government. Rather than heavy messaging about certain foods, the guidelines … 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