4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Hello Fresh

Recently, I tried a food/recipe delivery service called Hello Fresh. You pay a fee to have three recipes' worth of food delivered straight to your house. We love it because the recipes are easy to follow, they give me something different to add to my dinner rotation, and it's a fun way to try something new without the commitment of wandering through the grocery store looking for ingredients I've never used before....more

Blue Jeans Without the Bling...

I met my favorite farmer at a Dartmouth College fraternity party more than 22 years ago. No matter how many times they hear it, my daughters love listening to the story....more

Biryani

There is something deeply satisfying about sitting on your couch at midnight with a bowl of biryani and a laptop, while the rest of the house is asleep. For those who have never heard of biryani, it is a staple food item in any South Asian home. An aromatic rice dish cooked in many spices, it can be made with chicken, beef, lamb, fish, vegetables and even just egg (basically whatever is available). Although a serious biryani lover once told me it has to be chicken or go home....more

Am I a Foodaholic?

I am doing a week-long "cleanse" for the second time in my life. I did the first six months ago and loved it! I lost weight, gained energy, and felt better mentally and physically than I had in years.But when it was over, I slowly started to go back to my old ways, and before I knew it, I put half the weight back on again and felt lousy - tired, lethargic, dull, and a little edgy....more

Mozzarella,Parma Ham and more...

No need to turn the stove on, all fresh, easy to prepare and super tasty!All the ingredients of this fresh and spring-perfect meal, were locally sourced. We've used some "bocconcini" ( literally translated from Italian bite-size) of Mozzarella di Bufala DOC, which is made using the milk of the Buffalo that are raised in certain specific areas within the Campania region in Southern Italy....more

Tips and tricks to eating cheap in Europe

Eating out every day is boring. But really, it’s also just super costly. If you’re traveling on a budget, it can break it completely. I’ve hit the European road on all different kinds of food budgets from $5 a week to $60 a day. Overtime many tactics failed me, but these one kept me under budget:...more

Ten Cookbooks You Should Have In Your Kitchen

There's something about a good cookbook: the pictures, the promise hope of good meals to come, the work and love that the author puts into each recipe. I love leafing through and marking recipes that look promising or that show pictures with beautiful food styling. Today, we are sharing 10 cookbooks we think everyone should have in their kitchen....more