Red Sangria

The first time I had sangria was many years ago on New Year’s Day. A group of friends decided to go to a local tapas restaurant that was running a special brunch that day. We

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Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing

This dressing is creamy, chunky and tangy all at the same time. What’s not to like? I decided to try something different when whipping together a dressing for a steak house salad. Rather than adding

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6 Tips to Always Be “Party Ready”

Life is pretty busy these days with graduate classes, leading food tours and participating in a community garden program…to name a few. But that hasn’t stopped me from wanting to enjoy the summer entertaining season

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How to Grow Tomatillos

If you were assigned to learn everything there is to know about one vegetable and grow seedlings for an entire semester without killing them, what would you select? That’s exactly what I had to do

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