Merry Chistmas!

  Isn’t this Christmas ‘tree’ looking…delicious? The French chocolatiers never cease to amaze us with their artistry, passion and colossal chocolate creations. Patrick Roger, meilleur ouvrier de France, created this year a ten-meter-high chocolate Christmas...

Turkey Facts

  Ben Franklin, in a letter to his daughter, proposed the turkey as the official United States bird. 46 million turkeys are eaten each Thanksgiving, 22 million at Christmas and 19 million turkeys at Easter. Turkey consumption has increased 104% since 1970. The...

Hoot Bites: Shortbread Cookies

In keeping with the quick satiation of my sweet tooth, I’ve become a collector of cookie recipes. I find that making cookies is a quick and cathartic process that you can spend a weeknight doing, and enjoy for a few weeks (or less, in my house). I found the idea for...

How To Attract Goldfinches With Your Garden

With the right flowers and plants that attract birds, your backyard can be a sanctuary for beautiful goldfinches.         Marie Read   Male goldfinch on black-eyed susan There’s nothing worse than a vacant goldfinch feeder. After all,...