Fresh Home Cured Olives Being from a Greek family and my wife’s step father being Italian we both enjoy some good olives when we can find them. Usually we like those that are still in the brine and not so much the ones that you purchase in the jars. HoweverRead More →

A Traditional Polenta Recipe Straight From Italy By:  Andrew J Smith Polenta and Gnocchi are the most popular staples in the mountain regions of the Veneto. Our home is near Vicenza, in the heart of Veneto Italy, and here polenta is even eaten for breakfast, served in a bowl ofRead More →

Dark Chocolates and Their Uses By:  Garret Lloyd There have been numerous questions as regards the dark chocolates and their health benefits. Scientists from the time of their invention have been doing researches to find out whether dark chocolates are really beneficial for the human body or not. There areRead More →

The Incredible Hulk Smoothie By:  S. Jill Anderson Every mom who has ever tried to “clean up” their family’s diet by adding more vegetables has been faced with this dilemma. How do I get them to eat something really healthful like spinach when they wrinkle their noses and refuse beforeRead More →

Why Everyone Should Have an Easy Vanilla Cake Recipe By:  Vince Platania An easy vanilla cake recipe is essential for any good cook (or even a not-so-good cook who still needs to bake sometimes!). Whether you need it for a birthday, a baby shower, a graduation, tailgating, or “just because,”Read More →

Features to Look For in Espresso Makers By:  Katya Coen Who doesn’t like their cup of Starbucks in the morning? A shot of piping hot espresso to get the day started. It’s a booming business, but in today’s economy not necessarily where you can afford to spend your money. SoRead More →

How Long to Cook Salmon By:  Allie Moxley Cooking salmon is as easy or as complicated as you wish it to be. You can base it bourbon or dip it in a thai-ginger soy sauce, you can grill or bake it (though some adamant grillers would argue that grilling isRead More →