Time to get those Game Day party plans in order

Football fans can find their emotions in a knot this time of year. As the sport’s ultimate game preparations head into the final plays, fans are both elated at the prospect of a dynamic matchup on the field, or flattened, knowing that once the Super Bowl credits are running and the confetti is floating to…

Turn Classic Meals into Delicious Burgers

It’s May and that means, it’s National Burger Month. We have two burger options currently on our menu, but we want to help your family celebrate with four more fun and healthy ways to turn your traditional meals into creative burger- style alternatives everyone can enjoy.

Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

Did you know that kids learn about food and eating at a very young age? That getting your kids involved in the kitchen can help shape their eating habits for the rest of their lives. Positive experiences about food early on in a child’s life may help them develop healthy eating habits in the future.

2014 Holiday Dinner Timeline

Sample preparation schedule for your Dream Dinners Holiday Roasted Turkey and sides. 3-5 days before: Thaw all of your holiday items in the refrigerator Approximately 3 ½ hours before: Bake your Holiday Roasted Turkey. Remove holiday sides from fridge, bring to room temp. 2 hours 15 minutes before: Bake your Holiday Parmesan Green Bean Casserole 40-45 min., then…

Slow Cooker Fully Loaded Chicken & Potato Soup

Isn’t it nice to walk in the house after a busy day of work and activities to smell dinner almost done? Especially on a cold, rainy fall day where you just want to warm up with a bowl of soup. Well to make your life even easier, we have come up with some easy alternative…

Fire up the Grill

Grilling this spring? Try these tips: Clean your grill. First rub the grate with a ball of aluminum foil. Turn it to high and burn off any remaining food residue. If your grill is prone to sticking, oil your grill when cool. Make sure your grill is hot when you place your meat on it to sear…

Timing your Meal

Preparing meals involve a lot of abilities from knowing how to cook to choosing what goes well together. The last thing you might be thinking about is timing. With a well-timed meal, your hot food is hot, cold food cold, and nothing is overcooked or mushy. This takes skill! Besides looking at your cooking times…

Outdoor Cooking Tips

No matter the season, more and more of us are cooking outdoors. During the warm summer months outdoor cooking and dining are even more popular. Here are some steps you can take to stay healthy and reduce your risk of
illness during the summer months.

National Slow Cooking Month

January is National Slow Cooking Month. Using a Crock Pot, or slow cooker, is a great way to save time and make a delicious meal. Just set it up in the morning and you’ll have a delicious-smelling, hot dinner waiting for you when you get home – perfect for busy weeknights! Both the Old Fashioned…

National Cocoa Day (December 13, 2014)

Though the weather outside is frightful, curling up with a cup of hot cocoa can make your day so more delightful. Especially when today is National Cocoa Day! The difference between hot cocoa and hot chocolate is that hot chocolate is made with melted chocolate and hot cocoa is made with cocoa powder. To make…

National S’mores Day

August 10th is National S’mores Day, so consider this your excuse to celebrate the last few weeks of summer with a classic campfire treat. Go for the traditional graham cracker, milk chocolate, and marshmallow combo or try something new by substituting in a favorite candy bar for the chocolate or adding fresh fruit slices. We…