Creating Great Family Chemistry: Fun with Jesse and Molecular Gastronomy

2013-04-03T14:29:43+00:00 April 3rd, 2013|Cooking Tips, Menus and Memories, Team Cooking|

By Bryna Kranzler Maybe this isn't how you have fun with your kids, but it is how I do.Last summer, when Jesse was home for a visit, we had a free day together so I broke out a molecular gastronomy [...]

Construct Lunch: Deconstructed Niçoise Salad

2017-07-03T17:49:57+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Appetizers, Cooking Tips, Lunch, Menus and Memories|

Deconstructed Niçoise Salad Planning a party can be daunting. We are always looking for fresh ideas, but the workload must be reasonable. Today, my daughter-in-law, Maria, and I hosted a baby shower for my niece, Leigh. The challenge [...]

A Summer Cooking Alternative to Grilling: Stir Fry – Szechwan Shrimp with Sugar Snap Peas

2012-07-23T09:44:56+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|Cooking Tips, Entree, Recipes|

  Szechwan Shrimp with Sugar Snap Peas Grilling isn't the only summer cooking option. You can also get out of the kitchen quickly with a quick, delicious stir fry. This recipe was created by Gary this week and [...]

Reducing your Carbonated Footprint: Five Reasons to get a Sodastream

2017-07-03T18:37:05+00:00 May 10th, 2011|Cooking Tips, Product Reviews|

I love sparkling water. Sometimes I choose to blame my European roots, since they are even crazier about "wasser mit gas" in Germany. But it's probably because I gave up soda and broke my Diet Coke addiction about a year [...]

Building a Great Paella: A Photo Recipe

2011-03-20T11:00:59+00:00 March 20th, 2011|Cooking Tips, Menus and Memories, Team Cooking|

[gpslideshow] Last night a group of friends gathered to cook authentic Spanish Paella.  In fact, Barbara even hand-carried the rice from Spain last week.  Two teams worked together to create this one dish meal.  The guys tackled the grilling: chicken, [...]