Your coffee connection for National Coffee Day! The most important day of the year is rapidly approaching! Monday, Sept. 29th is National Coffee Day! This wildly popular beverage is believed to have originated in Ethiopia, and by the 1500’s was … continue reading . . .
This recipe is a favorite, from Skagit Valley Fare (1996) by Lavone Newell. (Now sadly out-of-print, but used copies can be found! And frankly, some of the best cookbooks are out-of-print!) Serve Coffee Sauce over pancakes, waffles, dessert crepes, fresh … continue reading . . .
We dare you to make this Sweet Potato Crunch & Homemade Ice Cream Recipe! Let us know how it turns out! We’ve had this on deck for 2 years. We figured we should just go ahead and share it with … continue reading . . .
Rum Pot Recipe: Make in Summer, Enjoy in Winter Having first sampled this dish in Switzerland in the mid eighties, I always wanted to recreate it at home. I never seemed to have the perfect set up for making it, … continue reading . . .
Oprah fans know Oprah loves tea. For the first time ever, the Queen of Talk shares her taste in tea with this unprecedented new Chai co-created with the experts from Teavana. Rolling out to Starbucks locations across the country on Tuesday, … continue reading . . .
Make homemade Limoncello with our easy recipe. This easy recipe takes time so you’ll need to plan ahead! For best results allow at least two weeks from your first thought of making Limoncello at home to your first sip of … continue reading . . .
This is a very easy chili recipe that has been a mainstay in our family since the mid-1970’s! My Dad grew up in Cincinnati, so when we saw this in a Minnesota newspaper, we had to try it! The original … continue reading . . .
Feel like a star with this classic cocktail recipe. STAR Cocktail Recipe (The Cocktail Book. A Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen. 1926.) This was published during the U.S. Prohibition, by John Hamilton Ltd. in London. (Note: the photo of the book … continue reading . . .
Date Bar Recipe This Date Bar Recipe was a childhood favorite, although the whole mix came in a box back then. I’ve attempted to recreate the recipe from scratch using Shield’s Date Crystals after visiting their gardens and shop recently … continue reading . . .
Meet Chef Jeremy Bringardner of LYFE Kitchen Step inside the kitchen with me at LYFE in Culver City, California. My crew and I caught up with Chef Jeremy Bringardner for some cooking tips, recipes and the scoop on what’s cookin’ … continue reading . . .
The Best Turkey Recipe Is A Hybrid! It’s November first and I’m craving this already. Some years I don’t wait for Thanksgiving to prepare this turkey recipe. This is pretty simple and so delicious. Check back in a few days, … continue reading . . .
Date Tasting Video and Shake Recipe Below Join us in Indio, California for a visit to Shields Gardens. This retro delight offers date tasting, products, garden visits and Shields world famous shakes. Did you know California produces 95% of … continue reading . . .
How to Make A Classic Mojito: Instructions, Ingredients and Video Demo This recipe for a Classic Mojito comes to us courtesy of Award Winning Mixologist, Natasha Garcia. We caught up with Natasha on a recent sunny afternoon (108˚), outside of Palm … continue reading . . .
Olive Talk on California Living. Meet Chef Robert Nyerick What do olives, green tomatoes and ceviche have in common? Chemistry! Olives straight off the tree, like green tomatoes and ceviche need to go through a chemical alchemy before they are … continue reading . . .
Would you like to win four boxes of artisan-crafted Mighty Leaf Iced Tea, a Takeya Iced Tea Pitcher and glass water bottle? Here’s what I knew before I tried Mighty Tea: You can say “goodbye” to bottles this summer. Make … continue reading . . .
Here’s our recipe for salmon and fennel – especially for our new friend at Trader Joe’s! Enjoy! I was in my local Trader Joe’s earlier today and saw beautiful fresh fennel. It called to mind this family favorite recipe for … continue reading . . .
Irish Soda Bread Recipe Photos & Story By: Eve Ross Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! …A St. Patrick’s Day Blessing On You! I am indeed a good bit Irish, my auburn hair passed down from my grandmother, Maggie Higgins. This … continue reading . . .
Iced Gingerbread Cookies with Recipes & Tips for Cookies and Icing I never really liked gingerbread cookies because they were always hard and had a bitterness to them. When a friend brought these in to our office in San Francisco, … continue reading . . .
Bake a cake in a minute with the kids (or make an emergency dessert for unexpected guests). 3, 2, 1 . . . Done! Prep: Mix one box Angel Food Cake Mix & one box of any other flavor cake … continue reading . . .