Archives for May 2016

4 Carb Myths Crushed!

For several years now, people have been believing the myths and thinking carbohydrates are evil. Some go so far as to say that ALL carbs are evil, no matter where they come from. We can, of course, thank the rise in popularity of the Atkins Diet in the early 2000s for this hatred Continue Reading

Five Unforgettable Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day is a special day for celebrating the important men in your life. But what is the best way to celebrate them? Handmade cards and home-cooked meals are always much appreciated, but they're not the only things you can do for Dad. There's no shortage of unique Father's Continue Reading

Cooking with Herbs : Tips and Tricks

How much do you know about cooking with herbs? Until about 15 years ago, I didn't really know anything. Then I discovered how delicious and nutritious they can be, and I've never looked back. In fact, I've started studying them and using them more and more. Herbs, of course, are Continue Reading

Choosing a Cake Topping – Icing or Frosting

Last week, when I posted about the red velvet cake and cinnamon-coriander icing I made for my husband's birthday, I very deliberately chose the term icing in describing the cake topping. Frosting just wouldn't cut it as a term to describe what I was making, because I learned Continue Reading

Graduation Gift Ideas

Throughout our lives, there are certain moments that stand out more than others - moments and events that are ingrained in our minds forever. Graduation is one such emotionally charged, stimulating event because it celebrates a moment of great achievement that is the result of a Continue Reading