Bee shortage a “Buzzkill”?

Beeyond the Hive is a Colorado business run by two lovely young ladies who are 5th generation beekeepers. Follow this link and watch Lyle, their father and beekeeper, and learn about Dan Rather's documentary "B...
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Kona Braised Duck Tacos

The holidays are coming and so are elegant holiday parties. If you would you like an hors d’oeuvre as fancy as your holiday dress, try these Kona Braised Duck Tacos from Chef Kevin Barthelemy of Elevated Cateri...

Brownies: Dense, Rich & Available

Ideally, I'd be spending this Valentine's evening with someone tall, dark and handsome. But that's not to be. So, I'm making a date with the next best thing: something dense, rich and available. And I'm going...

Modmarket: Where Healthy Counts

If you need to eat out, eat healthy, be served quickly and in style, where do you go? McDonald’s? Wendy’s? Not for me. The clean promise was broken ages ago, and their attempts at healthy menu items can’t be...

Praise Buddha…& Citron Vodka

What is yellow and green, has more than five fingers, was likely born in Asia, smells like lemon heaven and makes a rare appearance in early winter? No. It’s not Godzilla. It’s the Buddha’s Hand citron. This...

The Nitty Gritty Business of Fudge

Fudge is fickle. Authentic, old-fashioned fudge is tricky business and not for the faint of heart. I know. I made five disastrous batches (no thanks to the Joy of  Cooking). But it’s the holidays and I want...

Nougat Makes a White Christmas

Many of my best childhood memories were made in a small kitchen in Ohio, surrounded by my family at the oval-shaped country-kitchen table, making candy at Christmas. We would make fudge or ‘white divinit...