13 Best Gifts for Cooks and Food Lovers — My favorite tools, equipment and gift ideas for any cook, baker or food lover on your list.
Apple Cider Marinated Pork Chops with Apple Pan Sauce — Pork chops marinated in apple cider, seared and roasted & finished with a creamy apple pan sauce. Thank you to the Ohio Pork Council for sponsoring this post. There are several things I learned how to do in culinary school that I haven’t done since.
Today’s post is a guest post from my friend Cathy Branciaroli of Delaware Girl Eats. I met Cathy through the International Association of Culinary Professionals when we both did a tour of the Turkish Embassy in Washington DC. Cathy also loves food and travel and recently had the pleasure of staying at Julia Child’s former home in
The Epcot Food and Wine Festival is a two month celebration of eating and drinking. Before you taste your way around the world, check out my picks for the food and drinks you must try and a few dishes that you can skip. I recently spent a week at the Epcot International Food and Wine
Nothing compares to a great cheese board! Learn how to make a cheese board — from choosing cheeses & picking accompaniments to composing it all on a board! One of my favorite things to do is put together an impressive cheese board. Not only are they fun to make, but they are always the star
These road trip snacks are healthy and delicious. Homemade apple chips, jerky, and granola bars will fill you up while you’re on the go! This guest post is from Tiffany Watts of Dilesia. Everyone needs a road trip once in a while, to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and enjoy
Homemade jerky is a high-protein snack that is easy to pack when traveling. It will keep you full while you’re on the road and it’s healthy and delicious! This guest post is from Tiffany Watts of Dilesia. A protein rich snack is what you need to keep you feeling full and avoid reaching for sugar
Sweet and Spicy Bacon inspired by the famous Chronic Bacon at Nashville’s Biscuit Love. A rub of brown sugar, cayenne pepper & spices make this bacon sweet, spicy & smokey. This post is sponsored by OhioPork.Org. All opinions are my own. Before we get to the bacon, let’s start with the important stuff. I’m working with the
3 Things to do in Grand Rapids, Michigan including a visit to Founders Brewing Company, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, and the Downtown Market. I spent last weekend exploring Grand Rapids, Michigan. My mom is big into needlepoint and every summer she goes to ‘needlepoint camp.’ Essentially, she gets together with a group of
Whole Wheat Pound Cake — an old fashioned pound cake with nutritious whole wheat, toasty muscovado brown sugar, and rich creme fraiche. Last year, while on a food tour of Berlin, I visited Weichardt-Brot to try organic whole grain German breads. This bakery is known for using whole grains and even mills their own flour in an