Category: Entertaining Ideas

Superbowl of Soup (Infographic)

Posted: Friday, January 29, 2016 in Cooking, Entertaining Ideas, Family-Friendly

I recently sat down with our culinary Chef, Brittany, to brainstorm some great soup ideas to feed a crowd. We wanted to start with our basic Irish Soup recipe and adapt it for any ingredients you may have on hand. In many cultures, dishes start with a vegetable base. In French cooking, this is called Mirepoix.…
Read More

What We’re Thankful For: Thanksgiving Leftovers

Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 in Entertaining Ideas, Seasonal Baking

Who said turkey leftovers are just for sandwiches? Turkey Day is so close we can almost taste it. What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Spending time with loved ones should never be eclipsed by less important things, but even we have to admit: it’s difficult not to get excited about the food. Between the turkey,…
Read More

Thanksgiving Bread Basket

What will be in your bread basket? The turkey gets a lot of talk. The stuffing is carefully seasoned. The pie crusts are delicately rolled out and the pumpkin filling properly spiced. But what about the bread? For some, Grandma’s age-old yeast roll recipe is a Thanksgiving must, while others stick to buttermilk biscuits or…
Read More

Drinks and Desserts

Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Entertaining Ideas

How to create an artful masterpiece Warm weather is a time for dinner parties on the patio, or else with the windows open and music accompanying the breezes that tug at your table cloth. It’s not bad planning to have a few favorite meals in your repertoire for such celebrations, and we all have our…
Read More

Quick Hamburger Buns

Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 in Entertaining Ideas, Family-Friendly

By Jolene Ketzenberger Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to the summertime cook-out season, and plenty of folks will be kicking off summer by firing up the grill. In fact a recent survey by the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association showed that 80 percent of all U.S. households own some sort of grill, and yes,…
Read More

A Fiesta of Flavor

Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Entertaining Ideas, Family-Friendly, Holidays to Remember
Mexican Chocolate Bundt Cake

Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or any other day of the year!   If you are inclined to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this week, the festivities center around Mexican culture, heritage and traditions. Bringing Hispanic baking traditions into your kitchen can be fun for young, old and everything in between. Hispanic baking brings us the…
Read More