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Preserving Fresh Herbs as Herbal Infused Salts (includes DIY video)

Summer offers an abundance and variety of fresh herbs that are not readily available in the Winter. There are many ways to preserve fresh herbs for year-round cooking, and making herbal salts is one of the easiest preservation methods. A step-by-step video is included in the recipe card. How to Use Herbal Infused Salts It …

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How to Make a Dessert Platter for Valentines Day

Dessert platters (or dessert boards) can be a fun, easy way to treat family and friends. This dessert board for two includes ideas and options for the sweets, the drinks and the decor. You can always focus on home-made treats (some recipes included), but the idea with this how-to is “easy” and is focused on …

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Perfectly Poached Egg on Oatmeal with Hot Pepper Jelly

Weekday breakfasts….try as I might, it just seems plain wrong to hop out of bed and start cooking when I don’t even have an appetite yet.  Intermittent fasting is more routine for me during the week. For the weekend however, a poached egg atop some oatmeal and enhanced with a bit of hot pepper jelly …

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15 Unique Ways to Use Jams with Food & Drink

Jams, jellies and chutneys can definitely go beyond toast and add interest and deliciousness to many different food or drink dishes. Here is a list of more than 15 ways to use jams and jellies to enhance your recipes in the easiest way possible. 1. Easy Appetizers Spread jams or chutneys over a round of …

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