Food & Recipes

Matcha vs regular green tea

A review: matcha green tea, for alertness and all the antioxidant goodness

I have been trying to quit coffee for a long time. OK, maybe not quit-quit, but drink much less of it, especially in the afternoon. I’ve tried to switch to …

Cheers! Holiday Cocktail

A 60 second holiday cocktail

The best things in life are the simplest ones. That’s a cliché for a good reason: because it’s true! With age, I’m appreciating that notion more and more every day. …

Appletini cake

"Cakes Under The Influence" Baking Kits for Boozy Treats

With the party season already under way (seriously, my husband is attending a holiday party this week!), I thought it would be a good time to mention this specialized bakeware line …

Thanksgiving Tabletop

Thanksgiving Tabletop: Harvest Hues & Textures

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife My kids insisted. Though it will just be the four of us this year on Thanksgiving day, they want the show to go on and …

Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials

Essential Cooking Tools for Thanksgiving Dinner Prep

The leaves have turned. The days just got shorter (why do we still do the daylight savings thing? Ugh). Sure signs that Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that …

Zoku Slush & Shake Maker

Kitchen Gadget: Zoku Slush & Shake Maker

Create your own frozen treats in under 7 minutes with the Zoku Slush and Shake Maker. Slushies and shakes can now be as healthy or as decadent as you wish.  …