see you september

September. The cooler air moves in and the leaves begin their show-stopping parade of color. The first race of the cross-country season was held this weekend. The runners followed the course and the sunshine highlighted the slightly orange canopy of leaves in the park. Little guy is racing this year and found out the course is not as easy … Continue reading

say cheeseburger!

Do you know what today is? It’s National Cheeseburger Day! You can scroll back a few posts for our tips on a better backyard burger. Like how using the trapped steam at the end of cooking time helps make a really juicy burger. Here’s your challenge for National Cheeseburger Day. Break out of the rut of putting … Continue reading

corn chowder calling

What word comes to mind when you think of corn? A good ear of corn is naturally sweet. As we’ve said here before, boiling corn pulls the corn flavor into the boiling water. The corn gets drained in a colander. Now, the water and all that flavor gets washed down the drain. Do yourself a favor and always … Continue reading

hot off the panini press

Hey, didn’t she say she had a big announcement tomorrow? Last week? She did. It has been a few more tomorrows. Here is the news. Continue following the conversation here at and join me over at where I will be posting once a week in the FOOD section. Today was the first post and it … Continue reading