Mashed Potatoes with Sautéed Chard and Garlic

Saint Patrick’s Day is just a few days away, and people all over will be donning their finest green attire and celebrating with feasts consisting of Irish stew, soda breads, vegan corned “beef” and cabbage. This recipe for Mashed Potatoes with Sautéed Chard and Garlic from Bryanna

Macadamia Shortbread Tart With Lemon Mousse And Fresh Berries

Today is Pi Day! Pi Day takes place on March 14 (3/14) is a yearly celebration for the mathematical constant pi or ∏. On March 12th 2009 the US House of Representatives Passed a resolution recognizing March 14th as National Pi Day, and people all over the

We Have a Winner!

We have a winner in our Blooming Platter Cookbook giveaway! The winner is Trez, whose favorite sprintime dish is a garden salad or grilled vegetables. The Blooming Platter Cookbook by Betsy DiJulio book is a celebration of fresh, seasonal produce, and features a wide range of recipes

Mango-Coconut Cream Sorbet

As strange as it sounds, today is National Frozen Food Day! Frozen foods originally hit grocery stores shelves in Springfield, Massachusetts in the early 1930s after Clarence Birdseye (yes, that Birdseye) developed a process for freezing foods. In 1984, Congress passed a resolution naming March 6th Frozen

The Blooming Platter Cookbook Giveaway

March is here which means spring is just around the corner! Soon the dreary grey of winter will be replaced with color as everything around us starts to bloom. We’re looking forward to plates full of farm fresh vegetables and juicy, sun-ripened fruits.   The Blooming Platter

Peanut Butter Cups

It’s National Peanut Butter Day! Peanut Butter is a such a beloved food, that having a day to celebrate it makes total sense. Peanut butter was first developed in the United States in the 1890s as a high-protein health food. The original patent for peanut butter was

National Pistachio Day

Today is National Pistachio Day! The pistachio plant is a small bushy tree that’s found in places like Greece, Turkey and Afghanistan. It produces bunches of fruit that are similar to grapes and the pistachio nut is actually the seed of that fruit. Stuffed Squash with Brazil

Cherry Mash Smoothie

Peaches and Creamsicle Smoothie, Cherry Mash Smoothie, Basic Green Smoothie Today is National Cherry Pie Day! According to English legend, Queen Elizabeth I “invented” the cherry pie, although it’s pretty unlikely that she spent very much time in the kitchen. Before the English began filling pies with

Nut Butter Universe Blog Tour

We’re excited to announce Robin Robertson’s Nut Butter Universe blog tour! Between today and March 1st, you can find Robin on a different website out in the blogosphere. Robin’s guest posts will include recipes and interesting information about nut butter. Some bloggers will be posting book reviews

Nut Butter Universe is Available for Kindle

Great news! Robin Robertson‘s latest book Nut Butter Universe is now available for Kindle, so you can take it with you wherever you go. Nut Butter Universe is the only cookbook devoted to recipes using nut and seed butters, including peanut butter, almond butter, tahini, walnut butter