Easy Recipes for Kids

Chex Muddy BuddiesMy grandmother called them “Puppy Chow”, but whatever you choose to call it. They are simply delicious (and addictive), they are a real hit at our house and are simple to make. 9 cups Chex cereal (any variety)1 cup semisweet chocolate chips1/2 cup …

What are Roma Tomatoes

Roma tomatoes are a paste tomato, though these days they are used more frequently as an all purpose tomato.  Paste tomatoes are generally firmer and less juicy than what would be considered a slicing tomato, such as a Beefsteak variety.  Roma tomatoes, as with most …

How to Choose a Great French Wine

How to Choose a Great French Red Wine When choosing French wines, one must remember that varietals will not appear on the bottle. The first step in understanding French wines is to understand the AOC (Appellation d’Origine Controlée.) The AOC is a regulatory commission controlled …

Nutritious Vegan Meals

Whether you devote yourself whole-heartedly to the vegan philosophy of not consuming any animal products in your diet or you just try the odd vegan meal, these ideas are sure to boost your energy and satisfy your taste buds.  Unfortunately, omitting animal products from your …