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National Hot Mulled Cider Day!
Celebrate National Hot Mulled Cider Day on September 30 th with fall's iconic spices like cinnamon, cloves and all spice, to keep you warm all season. A fun upgrade? Try mixing mulled cider with your favorite liquor like bourbon, whiskey or brandy for the perfect afternoon pick-me-up or after ...
Round Up: Caramel!
Fall is definitely here and all I can think about is caramel! It's definitely an ingredient I love using especially in the fall. It pairs so well with other fall flavors like pumpkin and apples. Here's my round of up 10 recipes incorporating caramel... happy fall! Homemade Caramel Sauce Rich, sweet
Limoncello Holiday Gifts!
So we've had the first day of fall... and before long, you will start to see evident signs that the holidays are around the corner (if not already). For me, it also means I should start looking through some of my stashed ideas for holiday gifts so I can get a head start. If you want a quick and ...
Kultura: A Filipino-American Festival!
Carefully curated to appeal to those who personally identify with Filipino culture and the merely curious or uninitiated, Kultura is a contemporary Filipino-American food and arts festival aims to highlight the best in Filipino-American food and arts in Chicago and the Midwest. Kultura Festival ...
Mixed Berry Bundt Cake
Brinner has been a big favorite at home with our busy schedules. It's been such a life saver to have breakfast for dinner especially on those busy nights where my husband and I are juggling things for work, school, kid activities and even squeezing in some gym time. What once was considered eggs,
I can't believe we're already halfway through the month of September - where did the time go?! Just thinking about all the great summer produce that won't be available makes me wish summer could last just a little bit longer. Especially, the tomatoes. I've planted a few tomatoes this summer and ...
Smoked Salmon Benedict
Life is nothing less than hectic these days. We've been keeping busy between piano lessons, Cub Scouts, gym workouts... while still balancing the usual everyday household stuff. And with our hectic schedule, we've found brinners - breakfast for dinner - to be an easy way to quickly get food on the
Taste of Boston: Part 3
We've made it to part 3 of our Taste of Boston feature! We've covered some great eats in the city of Boston and even focused on the North End neighborhood. This time, we crossing the bridge and checking out Cambridge, MA. While here, we had a chance to tour the Harvard University Campus. learn ...
Taste of Boston 2016: Part 2
Well hello! It's been hectic to say the least but now that we have Labor Day behind us, we're continuing where we left off - Boston eats! This post is dedicated to the North End neighborhood of Boston, which is also known as 'Little Italy.' Just before you enter the North End neighborhood, you ...
Taste of Boston 2016: Part 1
My husband and I love to travel. It's been great to have someone to explore a new place with, each focused on something different. Him: history, relevance, sports, and culture. Me: food, relevance, and culture. Together, we have grown to have a better appreciation of all the places we visit as we