TIP OF THE DAY: Green Macarons

Paris may not be as festive as Dublin or New York when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day; but rest assured, there are celebrations! Both expats and locals head to the city’s numerous Irish pubs and yes, there is green beer. (Who knew that Paris had “numerous Irish pubs?” Source) We, however, would head…
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RECIPE: Broccoli Madness Salad

For green fare on St. Patrick’s Day, try this very green broccoli salad from Souplantation. It has plenty of added ingredients (bacon! raisins! cashews!) to make it a crowd pleaser. RECIPE: BROCCOLI MADNESS SALAD Ingredients For 6 Side Salad Servings 1 head raw broccoli 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon 1/2 cup cashews 1/3 cup raisins…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Green Bean Casserole

A green bean casserole smothered with delicious Comté cheese. Photo courtesy Comté USA.   In our mother’s day, green bean casserole was a popular family dish. We can’t remember the last decade we saw one, either at home or on a restaurant menu. So St. Patrick’s Day, coming up on March 17th, seems like the…
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PRODUCT: Fries In A Cone

French fry fun at home. Photo courtesy Gibson Table Compliments.   If you love eating fries from a metal cone, the way some restaurants serve them, here’s a fun item from Gibson Table Compliments. The four-piece French Fry Serving Set has metal coned with ceramic inserts, a drip-proof alternative to the paper liners used at…
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FOOD FUN: Meatball Pot Pie Recipe

For National Meatball Day, March 9th, here are two fun recipes with meatballs, courtesy of Casa Di Bertacchi. Both will be popular with busy moms, because the ingredients are quick to assemble. We don’t often use recipes that use a can of soup or canned potatoes as an ingredient, but here we make an exception…
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