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Homemade Mayonnaise with a Taste of Italy, a Cooking VLOG

This homemade mayonnaise recipe is dedicated to Elaine Plummer, aka elaineR.N., who many of us have dubbed “BlogHer’s resident health blogging nurse.” At her request and loving encouragement, I am now sharing my recipe. However, here I have made a little taste twist from the mayonnaise she recently tasted from our meeting at Picchetti winery. I’ve given it a taste of Italy, by infusing it with the greenness of olive oil and the sweet-and-tart of balsamic vinegar....more
@ropcorn Hi Alexandra, welcome back!   :)   I was so excited to learn about how to tell if I ...more

Put Your Veggie Fears Aside: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

  Poor, poor Brussels Sprout.  For years and years, it seems that this disrespected little veggie was the Rodney Dangerfield of the side dish world.  I can’t remember anyone speaking highly of them when I was a child.  My parents didn’t like them, so I’d never tried them until I was an adult.  I remember telling my husband, probably when he was still my boyfriend, that I’d never had a Brussels sprout.  He looked at me like I had three heads, as it was some important, childhood rite of passage I’d skipped right over. ...more

Recipe: Grilled Marinated Vegetables

Our review of fancy grilling gear this past week combined with the – finally – warmer weather got us in the mood to fire up the BarB. And I wanted to propose a super simple recipe for you. When I serve these marinated grilled vegetables, I invariably get “wows” and then get asked how I prepared them....more

Greek Salad M'Eye Way

  my greek salad For me there is only one way to make a Greek Salad. INGREDIENTS...more

Easy Succulent Thanksgiving Recipe - the Gravy

Since writing this series on our foolproof  and oh-so easy Thanksgiving Dinner Menu (see our recipes for the appetizer, ...more