Category: Food

Online Cooking Classes – Meal Kits by Stephanie Izard

TinaB | December 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

We are adapting to being home all the time and have found some great Online Cooking Classes. Chicago is one of our favorites cities to visit and Girl & the Goat is our favorite restaurant. Lucky for us Chef Stephanie Izard has pivoted and adjusted to this new at home world we are all trapped […]

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Online Cooking class with Stephanie Izard – Escape to Goat Island

TinaB | December 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

What can you say about this year…
As we all try to make the best of it, I think it is safe to say that most of us are at a point where our cooking at home routine has hit a wall. We found an Online Cooking Class with Stephanie Izard to spice things up for […]

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Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Sue | November 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Our resident TopChef and cooking advisor has some Turkey tips for you this holiday season…… It’s just my husband and I in our household, so I rarely make turkey. Perhaps a turkey breast now and then, but never a whole turkey.  Besides I never needed to.  Thanksgiving was always celebrated at my uncle’s house with […]

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October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

Ashley B | October 12, 2020 | 9 Comments

October is Pizza Month! Almost all kids love pizza, whether they’re picky or adventurous eaters. I have one child who only eats cheese pizza, and one who eats everything from pineapples to anchovies on his Italian pie. While it takes some time, spending a fall afternoon making homemade pizzas is a great way to promote […]

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National Guacamole Day

TinaB | September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

September 16 is National Guacamole Day! Avocados are one of the healthiest foods on the planet the have 20 essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. There are hundreds of different kinds of avocados all over the world but here in the U.S. you mainly see Hass Avocados. How do you know if an avocado is read? […]

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Apple Activities For Little Ones

Ashley B | September 10, 2020 | 16 Comments

Now that fall is in the air and your big kids are off at school, you might be getting the urge to have some special mom-and-child fall-themed fun with your littlest one. Toddlers and preschoolers are still learning a lot about the world around them, so even simple, everyday objects are exciting to explore and […]

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Crock Pot Menu Plan for the week

Christy Parker | September 4, 2020 | 1 Comment

Menu Planning for the week of September 5th – 9th
To make life a little easier this week, let’s take the guesswork out of menu planning.  Here is a list of five crock pot recipes assigned to each day of the work/school week.  If you don’t think menu planning will make your life much easier, just […]

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August 30 is National Toasted Marshmallow Day!

Ashley B | August 29, 2020 | 13 Comments

One of the sweet pleasures of summer is making s’mores with the kids over a campfire. While this is something that can be enjoyed any warm day or night, the activity would be especially relevant if done on August 30, which happens to be National Toasted Marshmallow Day! You might not have known that a […]

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Red, White and Blue Flag Fruit Salad

Tina | May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Looking for a healthy alternative to dessert this fourth of July or Memorial Day? Summer is the perfect time for fresh fruit and there are so many options!
1. Core pineapple and dice. Slice bananas on the same cutting board so they get a little pineapple juice on them, this help keep them from turning brown.
If […]

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Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Tina | May 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862. Today it is celebrated not only in Mexico but in the US as well. We LOVE mexican food (as a matter of fact tacos are on our weekly family menu) and can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some of […]

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