Tag Archives: Kel’s tip of the week

Tip of the Week – Buy the 8/31/11 issue of Wine Spectator

  We just received our latest copy of Wine Spectator in the mail and it is one of the issues I most look forward to each year – “The List.” The first “list” was published 30 years ago in 1981, … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Scoop Some Sorbet

Heat got you down, especially in all of this 90+ degree weather? Here’s one great way to cool off (well, maybe just a little bit.) This week’s tip is to scoop some light and refreshing sorbet – not only does … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Skewer Evenly

Aaaah, summertime, when grilling outside is de rigueur. One of my favorite meals to grill is kabobs because that way I can cook my meat (or in this case, shrimp) and veggies/fruit all at once. This week’s tip is about … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Brew Some Cold Brew

My late step-father Jerry (miss you bunches!) hooked me on Lipton Cold Brew Iced Tea about five years ago or so. I have to admit that at first I was somewhat skeptical on how it would turn out, but I’ve been making … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Grab a Packet …

… of salad dressing mix and create some yummy, fresh and semi-homemade dressings that are sure to please. Here are recipes for a couple of my favorite dressings that start from a package: 1) Italian and, 2) bleu cheese ranch. … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Set a Festive Table!

I know, we all lead such busy lives, and trying to get everyone just to sit down and eat together is close to impossible, especially when you throw ultra-busy kids into the mix. But think about it – when is … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Buy Locally Grown Produce

Last week’s tip was to “grow your own” fruits, veggies and herbs – if you have the space and time to have your own garden. The reality is that many people do not. The next best thing to enjoying the fruits of … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Grow Your Own

“Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme” – Simon & Garfunkel “Tip of the Week” is a new section to my blog, inspired by my recent post on Food Network Magazine’s 100 Greatest Cooking Tips. Each week I will offer a tip … Continue reading

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