• Chicago

    Are You Getting The Most Out Of Your Blender?

    The blender is a fantastic tool in the kitchen, if yours is sitting around gathering dust it’s time to make a change! It allows you to prepare foods you simply would not be able to any other way, and can really help to elevate your cooking. Here are some of the things you can make in your blender and get the very most out of it.   Smoothies The most obvious thing to make in a blender (and the reason most people buy one) is to make smoothies. Smoothies are fantastic, they’re a great way to get more fruit into your diet and make an easy breakfast or snack. Even…

  • Los Angeles,  New York,  Toronto,  WorldWide

    Halloween Inspired Cocktails

    Who said adults can’t enjoy Halloween too? Here are three Halloween inspired to cocktails to “treat” you and your friends! Halloween Sangria  1 Bottle of VOGA Italia Red Fusion 1 cup whole black grapes 1 cup whole green grapes 2 oranges, sliced into rounds 1 lemon, sliced into rounds 1 lime, sliced into rounds 1 cinnamon stick 1/4 cup brandy 1 (12 ounce) can club soda Colored sugar, for rimming glasses   Vampire Blood 4 cups of rum 2 cups VOGA Italia Red Wine The peel of three lemons 1 cup of sugar 1 cup lemon juice (fresh squeezed) 4 cups of water 1 blood orange sliced into thin disks 1 cinnamon…

  • New York

    Anything but Boring Nielsen-Massey Vanillas #nielsenmassey

    Vanilla is a classic and amazing flavor used in sweets, cooking and baking everyday. Even real estate professionals use the scent of vanilla for their open house.  I recently tried Neilsen Massy Madagascar Bourbon Vanillas and they have made a world of difference in my weekend French Toast!  I can’t wait to use it in all my favorite recipes…. Panna Cotta! Nielsen-Massey are vanilla experts,  crafting vanilla products for over a century. They know everything from where the bean is from, to the best use and pairing for its natural essence to shine. They use proprietary cold extraction process instead of heat extraction. This process gently extracts vanilla’s essential oils,…

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  • New York,  WorldWide

    Spice it up with @TheChiliLab

    One of the many perks of living in New York City are the incredible food options. The Mexicue food truck has been making rounds in the city for quite a while now, serving up a delicious fusion of Mexican and barbecue. The folks at Mexicue have recently expanded their footprint by opening a brick and mortar store in Manhattan, and now co-founder Thomas Kelly has created a brand new spice line of pepper-infused essential salts and oils called The Chili Lab. I’ve been dabbling with the Pequin Chili Salt, adding it to many dishes from scrambled eggs to salads to cast iron grilled steaks.  The flavors brought out from Pequin…

  • New York

    Fun NYC Cooking Events with @SweetpotatoSoul

    I am a vegan chef and holistic health coach based in New York City. I guide women to transform their lives with delicious and nutritious vegan meals. I help women lose weight, improve their energy, and stay motivated so they can feel and look their best without confusion or frustration. For more information visit, www.thenourishingvegan.com jenne@thenourishingvegan.com Autumn Immunity Cooking Class + Workshop Protect your body from the flu and colds this year with delicious foods! My partner and I will show you how to eat for immunity. October 20th @ 12-3pm Suite ThreeOhSix 59 Franklin St. Tribeca, NYC Register Here Guest Chef at Suite ThreeOhSix: Tropical Fall I’m looking forward…

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  • New York

    @Mias_Kitchen Pasta Sauce

    Get saucy with it!  Enough Miley talk for me – if you want to get really saucy you have to try California brand Mia’s Kitchen. A real kick and a real game changed in the pasta sauce – It is awesome and it is totally fun! An out of the box, quirky young woman from sonoma. Mia and her mother, Nancy, developed the mia’s kitchen brand to share the bounty of their italian culinary skills with cooks and “foodies” who have an appreciation of fine epicurean experiences with a casual twist and who enjoy “eating gourmet everyday.” I enjoy eating gourmet everyday and definitely recommend that you give your Tortellini new life…