STOP! Step Away from Boring 4th of July Cocktails! Try the Patriot, Firecracker Manhattan & More

Raise your glass to Independence Day, the Founding Fathers and equality with these easy-to-make  cocktails.-PJ Gach...more

Celebrating Independence

On this  holiday weekend, I have a question for you. What does your independence mean to you? The meaning of the word is freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. As a country we are so blessed to have our freedom. It's an incredible reason to celebrate and we'll all spend this weekend honoring our country in different ways. Some of us will cookout with friends at the beach, lake or in our backyards. Others will attend baseball games, parades and firework displays....more

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Nachos

I love me some chicken nachos. While I was in college there was a little Mexican joint close to campus that served up the best gooey, cheesy, chicken nachos....more

Iranian albalu polo (sour cherry rice)

I believe I have a rice curse. A Persian rice curse to be exact. My Iranian aunt has shown me a thousand times how to make it, but I never seem to be able to make it correctly :-(...more

Quail Eggs in Mini Bell Peppers

I love trying anything different food-wise, and I’ve always been curious to try ostrich eggs and quail eggs. I can’t get myself to commit to buying a $30-40 ostrich egg, but I finally decided to give quail eggs a try!...more