Author: Sydne

21 Mar Special of the day: Baking with a Bounty of Beautiful Blueberries

[caption id="attachment_1714" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Lemon Blueberry-Ribbon Bundt Cake"][/caption] This week’s Special of the Day spotlight shines on a superfood that can do almost anything, short of leaping tall buildings in a single bound. You name it, the blueberry has got it covered. A diet rich in...

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20 Mar Recipe Redux: Still Delicious, Now More Nutritious: Crispy Baked Chicken

[caption id="attachment_1747" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Crispy Baked Chicken"][/caption] Recipe Redux: Still Delicious, Now More Nutritious Crispy Baked Chicken Crunchy golden outsides coupled with moist juicy insides make crispy chicken drumsticks a classic favorite comfort food on many people’s lists. If you’re hankering for a fried chicken fix, but hoping for...

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14 Mar Special of the day: Super Quick, Super Delicious, Supermarket Finds

[caption id="attachment_1699" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Butternut Squash Ravioli with Browned Butter, Parmesan and Sage"][/caption]   Strolling through the supermarket recently, I spied some stunning red and yellow striped butternut squash ravioli calling out to me from the top shelf of the refrigerated pasta case at Albertsons. Not typically...

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07 Mar Special of the day: A Roundup of Roasted Vegetable Recipes

[caption id="attachment_1652" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Baked Sweet Potato with Garlic Roasted Vegetables"][/caption] It all boils down to three words of sage advice that keep popping up again and again: eat your vegetables. One of the healthiest things you can do for your body is to incorporate more vegetables...

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08 Feb Special of the day: When in Orlando, Eat at Emeril’s

[caption id="attachment_1567" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Pan Seared Scallops"][/caption]   Masses of muggles from all over are migrating to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida, since its opening to the public on June 18, 2010. Huge Harry Potter fans, our daughters, Mackenzie and Madison could hardly...

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04 Feb Throw Together Super Simple Super Bowl Snacks in a Rush

This weekend's lineup: [caption id="attachment_1545" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Touchdown Tart"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1546" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Fingerling Potato Skins"][/caption] A few items from the market [caption id="attachment_1544" align="aligncenter" width="224" caption="Super Bowl Snack Supermarket Basket"][/caption] Some coaching from the sidelines Sydne George whips up Super Bowl Snacks on KRTV Game plan for success: [caption id="attachment_1545" align="alignleft" width="528" caption="Touchdown...

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01 Feb Special of the day: Ready, Set, Risotto!

[caption id="attachment_1528" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Mushroom Thyme Risotto"][/caption]  If you’ve ever had reservations about making risotto at home, we’re here to help. Those rumors of the gallons of stock and hours of stirring required to achieve the heavenly creaminess enjoyed when ordering the classic Italian short-grained rice...

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11 Jan Hot off the press: Panini for breakfast, lunch and dinner

[caption id="attachment_1459" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Steak Sandwich Panini with Grilled Onions, Peppers and Provolone"][/caption] Some say panino, I say panini.   Any way you slice it, those groovy grilled sandwiches made with Italian bread and often pressed together in a warming grill seem to be everywhere now. In Italy,...

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