Veganuary

It’s like January, but vegan. Launched in 2014 in the UK, Veganuary started as a way to get people to try a vegan, or plant-based diet for one month in January. Why? Well for some people it’s based on animal welfare, for some, it’s for their own health, and for others, it’s just because they …

Seasonal Southern Sides

Put away the Halloween costumes, take down the spider webs, and let’s welcome back Virginia Willis and her delicious southern twist on seasonal eats! – Ty Thanks for the Sides The turkey may be the centerpiece, but for me, the sides are the best part about a Thanksgiving feast. Each family member has that one …

Cheers to Fall

Hey, Pumpkin Fall cocktails.  Yes yes, many of us assume that is the only drink flavor of fall is pumpkin spice, but the cooler temps bring so many warm options that celebrate the fruit and spices of the season.  Whether you are sipping fireside, or cozy and crowded at a party, this change of weather …

Good Eats: Ty Pennington’s Spicy Penne Pasta Recipe

Ty’s Spicy Penne Pasta

How Many Cooks in the Kitchen? So far I’ve left the cooking up to my friends who are the professionals, but I don’t want you thinking that I can’t master the kitchen myself! Especially since filming “On the Menu” with THE top chef master himself, Emeril. This recipe is from my kitchen to yours. It’s great for …

Spiced and Smoked Butt | Summer Eats: Rebecca Lang’s Smoked Barbecue

Rebecca’s Smoked Barbecue

Get Together When it’s summertime, there’s only one way celebrate.  And that means a yard full of family and friends, with a fired-up smoker filled with barbecue. Woodchips, spices, and smoke magically transform a Boston butt into a pitmaster’s dream. Even though families grow and change throughout the years, the celebration and the barbecue always remains the …