Being born and raised in New England, the rules of southern living are a little foreign to me. That’s why I loved to get a copy of The Southern Living Party Cookbook. This book covered many aspects of the south that I never experienced, like crab boils and chuck wagon dinners. The author, Elizabeth Heiskell, was raised in the Mississippi Delta, so she came with a full knowledge of all things southern. [Read more…]
Who doesn’t love a good cookbook? I have grown quite a collection of cookbooks over the years and the information in Kindness and Salt is something I wish came out years ago. The book is written by the owners of two of Brooklyn’s favorite restaurants, Buttermilk Channel and French Louie, and it breaks down recipes in a way that makes sense that even the most beginner chef could use. [Read more…]
Who doesn’t love breakfast? It’s considered the most important meal of the day but, thanks to the editors at Extra Crispy, it’s now considered the best with their new book: Breakfast: The Most Important Book About the Best Meal of the Day.[Read more…]
This post was sponsored by AVA Grace Vineyards.
Now that autumn is officially here, that means it’s time for all those fun fall activities. Pumpkin picking, hay rides, sitting outside in front of a fire and enjoying the beautiful weather. If you enjoy relaxing with a drink while partaking in watching the leaves turn (here in New England, it’s quite a sight to see), then you will love the line of wines from AVA Grace! [Read more…]
It’s very rare that I get to go to Stamford, let alone for a brunch. So when I got to try what Flinders Lane in downtown Stamford, CT had to offer, I knew I was in for a treat. The restaurant is small in size but huge in originality and I was very happy at everything they had to offer, here’s how to get a taste of Australia at Flinders Lane! [Read more…]
As a food blogger, I often get the opportunity to preview new cookbooks before they hit the shelves. When I got asked to check out the newest book, Always Delicious, which is the companion to Always Hungry, that came out in 2016. It really dives into the science behind why weight is such a problem even after counting all your calories and getting your exercise. The problem is what we are eating, specifically not enough fat. [Read more…]
I’ll be honest. I suck at taking care of plants. Whether they are potted or outside, I just can’t remember to keep track of them on top of everything else and they usually die. So when I was given a silk plant from Silk Plants Direct, I thought it would be the perfect way to get some greenery in the house without having to deal with watering, and eventually dying plants. [Read more…]