Food Trends

Glittery Maple Syrup Is Here to Save Breakfast

These days, it can feel like there’s not a whole lot to get excited about. Time moves slowly and monotonously. Completely deprived of breakfast ideas and devoid of the will to try something new, each morning begins with a meal that seems duller and blander than what came before. But what if there was a […]


What Is Madeira Wine and How Is It Used In Cooking?

Madeira, a robust and flavorful fortified wine, is famously long-lasting—but what else do you need to know about this Portoguese libation?      What Is Madeira?  Cooking dinner shouldn’t be complicated Madeira is a Portuguese fortified wine. It’s made on the Madeira Islands, off the coast of Africa.  Dry varieties are typically served before or between meals […]

Meal Planning

This Is the Best Day and Time to Shop at Costco

How do you do Costco? For me, the wholesaler is often the place I go for a leisurely and investigative shopping trip. I wander the aisles looking for treasures, get a few thousand steps in, and if I’m feeling indulgent, grab a hot dog or a soft serve cone on my way out for a […]