If you find yourself in Utah this spring or summer, you’re in luck! It’s the perfect time to drive up Provo Canyon for a delectable food tour of Midway! This beautiful mountain valley is a picturesque spot filled with old world charm. Midway was settled by Swiss immigrants who found the area similar to their native Swiss Alps. Outdoor adventures abound–everything from cross country skiing and snow shoeing, to snowmobiling during the winter months. When weather gets warmer there’s golf, hiking and fishing. You can drive past historic homes and swim in a volcanic crater, but we’re here for the food! Continue reading “DIY Midway, Utah Foodie Adventure”
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The word Creole comes from the word “criollo” which is a Spanish word that means “local or native.” When New Orleans was founded, Creole simply meant “New World French,” and often comprised the commercial classes Continue reading “Cajun vs. Creole: What’s the Difference?”
Our family lived in Louisiana nearly eight years. That means we lived through nearly eight Mardi Gras seasons. Two of our kids were born in Baton Rouge and we experienced everything from Pre-School Mardi Gras Parades, baking dozens of King Cakes, catching thousands of beads and doubloons to attending some of the big parades in New Orleans. Our family loves Mardi Gras. Many think of it only as wild debauchery, there’s that too. But there’s also a lot of culture and fun. Continue reading “Mardi Gras 101”
Cobbler is a popular southern dish that dates back generations. I love to eat it warm with ice cream, or cold with milk for breakfast the next day. In the summer, fresh peaches are wonderful to use in this recipe. During the cold months, you can capture the taste of summer by using canned peaches. Continue reading “Quick Peach Cobbler”
“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”
It’s always a good time for a tea party! We love afternoon tea, especially the savory bites and delicious sweets. Today we’re rounding up our favorite ‘In Fine Taste’ recipes that you could serve at afternoon tea.
Our friend Tonia @toniastea has a special gift. She knows how to delight people — she loves to host tea parties! She’s hosted a myriad of afternoon teas for birthdays, bridal showers, and other special events. There have been themes like “Paris,” “Dolly and Me” for young girls, a “Jane Austen Tea” with guests in period dress, or an “Angel” tea. We had a wonderful New Year’s afternoon tea at Tonia’s home (above.) Continue reading “Tonia’s Tea”
Wouldn’t you love to have some meals in your freezer ready to go? You can take one to a sick friend or family member, and you can use them for your own family when life gets crazy! This Broccoli Chicken Bake is a classic recipe handed down through the ages. I just discovered my niece Jessica and I both requested this dish for our birthdays each year as kids! Continue reading “Freezer Meals – Broccoli Chicken Bake”
This peppermint bark fudge has a rich dark chocolate fudge base, peppermint white chocolate ganache, all topped with crushed candy cane for that signature crunch! Continue reading “Peppermint Bark Fudge”
This superfood salad has roasted sweet potatoes, quinoa, fresh blueberries, dried apricots, and pecans. You might be wondering what a superfood is? Superfoods are nutritionally dense foods that are packed with vitamins, minerals, and are thought to ward off long-term health problems, like cancer and heart disease.