Six Steps for Easy Summer Entertaining

By: Michael Wurm, Jr. of Inspired by Charm

Well folks, summer is in full swing. Before we can blink our eyes, it will be over and we will be prepping our homes and menus for fall. In the meantime, I’m doing whatever I can to soak up as much summer as possible. Of curse, that includes lots of entertaining!


Pink Velvet Grasshopper Macarons and 1,000 Cooks for the Cure

By: Alex Thomopoulos of Alex T. Cooks

After learning more about why KitchenAid had asked me to throw a pink party, my point of view on incorporating the color pink at my party totally changed. The KitchenAid campaign 1,000 Cooks for the Cure urges us to channel our passions.


Superstitious Noodles

By: Jessica Binder of Food Mayhem

One of the common superstitions throughout my life has been birthday noodles, called “so mien”. My mom held fast to this one. If at a restaurant for someone’s birthday, we always order noodles. If celebrating at home, we always make noodles.


Lavender and Honey Ice Cream

By: Diane Cu and Todd Porter of White on Rice Couple

The joy of making and eating homemade ice cream can’t be beat. One of our fondest food memories was a fantastic fresh lemon ice cream made by an artisan ice cream maker and the aroma, flavor, taste and texture still remains with us after all these years.


Watermelon Lemon Coconut Drink

By: Maria & Josh Lichty of Two Peas and Their Pod

Hooray for summer, its finally here! I love sunny summer days, spending time outdoors with my family. There is always so much to do; playing at the park, evening walks, hiking, BBQ’s, and visiting farmers markets. I wait all year for my favorite fruits to come into season, especially watermelon!


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