Recipes

Pickled Vs Fermented + An Easy Red Pickled Onion Recipe

Have you ever tried pickling onions? I started doing...

The Benefits of Celery Juice

Celery juice has been a hot topic the last...

What is Seed Cycling? And How Can It Help?

Have you heard of seed cycling? It’s a method...

Recipe: Simple Seasonal Quinoa Berry Salad

Summer is in full swing, and one thing’s for...

Here is a Beautiful Brunch Cocktail to Make at Home for Easter

Guest Post by Tamu Curtis of LIBERATE YOUR PALATE. “I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright.” — Millard Kaufman Spring is the time of...

Cooking From Your Pantry ~ Recipes and Ideas

I have a friend who, every February, cooks dinner from her pantry and freezer in order to clean them out and use up the foods she has in stock. Saves some money, empties the larder and makes for some...

Make At Home Blood Orange Margarita

Guest post & recipe by Tamu Curtis, of LiberateYourPalate.com February 22 is National Margarita Day, a day I celebrate in its full expression every year. I’m often asked in my cocktail classes what is my favorite drink, and I never...

Try a ‘Lychitini’ for a Hot New Cocktail to Serve This Weekend

Whether your love is sweet or spicy this sexy Asian influenced cocktail brought to you by Tamu Curtis of Liberate Your Palate is a sure way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Lychitini 2 oz Burnett’s Vanilla Vodka1 oz Lychee Simple Syrup (recipe below)1...

Our 2019 Annual Cookbook Picks

These 2019 cookbooks serve up plenty of inspiration to host a big group or an intimate dinner this season. Check out our list of tasty titles from an update to a kitchen staple to new recipes from celebrity chefs....

Liberate Your Holidays with These Easy Cocktail & Punch Recipes

This article is part of our 2019 Holiday Entertaining Series sponsored by Roots Catering Tamu Curtis started her company, Liberate Your Palate, to host hands-on cocktail classes for the at-home enthusiast that are designed to “take the mystery out of...

Fall’s Baked Pasta Casserole

DEAR FRIENDS, Ah … fall is truly here … your children are back in school, friends have returned from summer travel, meetings have resumed, and the weather is cooler. Okay, well maybe the weather isn’t cooler. Mother Nature snickers as we’re trying to...

Best Slaw for your Barbecue Sliders

It’s Game Day! This, of course, has me thinking about football food. What better to go with burgers and barbecue sliders than jazzed up Vegetable Dill Slaw, page 175 in Effortless Entertaining. This slaw was inspired by Gourmet Magazine...

A Turkey Burger too good to be true! Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

DEAR FRIENDS, If you indulged a little this summer and you're looking for something a little lighter, I've got just the thing! Mediterranean Turkey Burgers. I know what you're thinking ... how can a Turkey Burger be that great. Trust...

Effortless & Easy Recipes: Stuffed Portobellos and Roasted Summer Vegetables

Guest Post by DeeDee Dalrymple, Effortless Entertaining. DEAR FRIENDS!  I love being invited to friends’ homes for dinner or for the weekend! Since releasing Effortless Entertaining friends, who have had us a million times before often say things like, “I had...

An All Season Italian Pie Perfect for Now or Later

On a girls’ trip to a good friend’s home in the mountains, our host served this fabulous Italian pie. It was so good, I not only had seconds, but I woke up wishing I could have leftovers for breakfast....

Big Hit Birthday Cake … Effortless! Chocolate Bundt Cake

You are going to be the hero of the next birthday party when you take this cake! Everyone will love you and you will thank me because this cake is so easy! Last week a friend and I needed a...

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