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Month: May 2017

Amazing Avocados

Amazing Avocados

AVOCADOS AS A SUPERFOOD The avocados is a delicious and versatile fruit; although primarily grown in California, avocado are actually widely available year round. The avocado is considered a “superfood” to the diet and health industries. Although the term “Superfood” used by widely esteemed medical […]

Make a Memory on Memorial Day (or Independence Day, or Labor Day .. Or Christmas!)

Make a Memory on Memorial Day (or Independence Day, or Labor Day .. Or Christmas!)

The unofficial beginning of summer is recognized on the last weekend in May with the first official summer holiday, Memorial Day, and wistfully ends with its bookend holiday, Labor Day, in the fall. Both are three-day weekends, and Americans have found plenty of ways to […]

Classic Southern Deviled Eggs with Shrimp

Classic Southern Deviled Eggs with Shrimp

Memorial Day, celebrated the last weekend of May , is generally recognized as the beginning of summer. With the beginning of the summer, longer days, warm weather and outdoor activities just around the corner, it is often the first time to celebrate with a big […]

Sweet Summer Peaches

Sweet Summer Peaches

Late spring to early summer brings on the delicious peach. With flesh ranging from white to deep orange, the tender, juicy peach can turn up in any dish on the table: beverages, condiments, salads, side dishes and, of course, dessert. According to the U.S. Department […]

We All Scream for Ice Cream

We All Scream for Ice Cream

  Children and the young-at-heart will enjoy making their own ice cream in a zip-close bag in less than 10 minutes. Adorning the ice cream with selections of simple toppings makes a fun, festive activity for Independence Day.    It is a pretty safe bet […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed – by the Kids

Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed – by the Kids

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson set the second Sunday in May as an official holiday, Mother’s Day. It was purposefully referred to in the singular possessive so that people remembered their own mother, not all mothers. According to Wikipedia, AT&T and Hallmark, Mother’s Day is […]

Asparagus Parmesan Tart

Asparagus Parmesan Tart

Although spring doesn’t always bring Easter, Easter is the harbinger of all things spring — lighter clothing, lengthier days, the long dormant ground softening to bring forth the first tender shoots of asparagus and other tastes that are forever linked to the season. Just as […]