Simple Dinner Idea–Baked Potatoes Your Way

Simple Dinner Idea–Baked Potatoes Your Way

It’s almost dinner time, and you have nothing to prepare.  At least you THINK you have nothing…Why not try baked potatoes with toppings.  Chances are you have a wide  variety of food items in your pantry or fridge that will make a perfect topping to a...
Champagne–What to Buy?

Champagne–What to Buy?

We are often asked what type of champagne to buy for celebratory occasions.  Here are four brands recommended by our favorite food publication–Bon Appetit: *  Lanson NV “Black Label” Brut–Great as an aperitif.  $35 *  Chartogne-Taillet Cuvee...
Lighten Up!

Lighten Up!

Try these great ideas for lightening up dressings and dippers–less calories and fat: Avocado–Place 1/2 ripe avocado, 1/2 cup buttermilk and 3 tablespoons of water in a blender; puree’ until smooth.   Stir in 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill; season with...
Tips for Throwing a Baby Shower

Tips for Throwing a Baby Shower

  It’s that time of year when we get tons of calls for baby shower goodies.  Here are some top tips for throwing the perfect baby shower: Personalize the Party.  The guest of honor’s personality and interests should be highlighted throughout the party. ...