I’m sure I’m going to be asked this a lot! So, how was my trip? Simply put… indescribable. It’s going to take a long explanation to describe exactly how my trip was. So, I am making the most out of my 9 ½ hour flight and going to attempt to put it in words.Read More
Beyond the Bite is about going further with food. We want to get to know the Chefs behind the creative dishes, learn about where their passion and creativity comes from, learn their tricks and some trade secrets in the kitchen, find out what their favorite dish is and how to cook it at home. We want to explore where our food comes from because that matters to us. Then, we want to know about the farmer or producer who grew our food, and last, but certainly not least...sharing the love around the table and going...beyond the bite.
Change is inevitable. Take the seasons for instance, they change and there’s no way for us to stop them from changing from summer to winter. With the change brings new life, a fresh start, new beauty. Speaking of change...SHY Cellars has had some changes! Good changes. Really good changes.Read More
A huge part of making memories happen around our dinner table. Sitting around the dinner table is the time you get to talk, to listen, to laugh, but mostly, this time is where some of the best memory making moments happen. Take advantage of it!! Use the dinner table to talk to your kids, your spouse, your friend, your parents . . . you’ll learn a lot, you’ll build your relationships, you’ll love and appreciate more, you may even experience the best memory making moment ever! But, it all starts with decision to make it happen, along with the other decision. . . WHAT TO MAKE FOR DINNER!Read More
Summertime brings great stuff...lots of sunshine, summer vacation for the kids, family vacations, pool visits, mowing the lawns, planting flowers and spending time in our gardens. And, the best part of our gardening is the bountiful harvest it hopefully gives us! Every summer, one of my favorite soups to enjoy is corn chowder. Here’s an easy and delicious recipe for you to enjoy during these beautiful summer days!Read More
Right now, the gardens have just started producing beautiful and tasty vegetables, like zucchini, but soon, our bounty will overflow, our eyes will keep finding more of these lucious squash, but you’ll say, “no more!!!” No, please don’t think that way. . . think, “how else can I use these wonderful vegetables?”Read More
It may be summer, but I’m always ready for a delicious bowl or cup of soup. The only difference between winter and summer soup recipes for me is, is it hot or cold, hearty or light. So, since it’s been in the high 80’s lately, I’m thinking light and cold. . . gazpacho!Read More
I love summertime; the sun and heat, picnics, going to the beach, the cookouts, and my favorite part. . . the fresh garden vegetables! Veggies from our own garden, which Chef Tara put in this year, or fresh vegetables from our local farmer’s market and veggie stands from the area.Read More