Apples for Baking Pies

We all love a freshly baked apple pie and if you are looking for the ultimate pie apple then you need to buy Bramley cooking apples. If you have apples left in your fruit bowl that desperately need to be used up then all well …

Great Gift Ideas for the Hostess

Sure it’s easy to run through the supermarket on the way to a party, grab a bottle of wine or bouquet of flowers, and be done with it. But you can do better. Here are some ideas for gifts that will leave your hostess remembering …

Ambrosia

Ambrosia…..ahhhh!  If only Greek Mythology were true and ones who ate it became immortal.  It seems when a person pronounces it, it rolls off their lips, it is such a pretty word. There have been many recipes I’ve tried but they say true ambosia is orange slices, and …

Using a Cast Iron Skillet

Undoubtedly whenever I think of a cast iron skillet, I think of my mother’s cast iron skillet. All my childhood memories start filling my mind and all the great dishes that she would cook. I grew up in the south…..Arkansas to be specific and just as …

Same Food different Atmosphere

It may just be that camping brings a little magic to the table. It could be that the method of cooking makes a big difference. It might be that the menu is planned a little better. Maybe it is all about everyone pitching in and …

Celebrity Chefs

Celebrity chefs have made the art of cooking food seem fun and exciting and with flair they toss together a variety of ingredients to create amazing dishes. Every television channel now boasts its very own celebrity chef who prepares a three course meal in front …

What is Perry

Perry is a crisp fragrant drink made from pears. Many kinds of perry are carbonated and full of bubbles, but some other, non-commercial, varieties are served flat or only slightly foamy. This beverage has been made and consumed for centuries in England, Wales, and parts …