Holiday Treasure Cookies

Holiday Treasure Cookies

    Share your favorite cookie recipes this holiday season. The holidays are a wonderful time for baking treats. One of our favorites to share is this easy and delicious recipe for holiday treasure cookies that each come with a secret hidden delight. My mother used to make these every holiday and store them in […]

Scary Foods Around The World

Scary Foods Around The World

    Since it’s just about Halloween we thought we’d take a trip around the globe looking at some “scary” food. We all know that food isn’t really scary, it’s just different or new to us. Although we may not find some things to our tastes it can be fun and exciting to try something […]

The World Of Bacon!

The World Of Bacon!

  One of the most beloved and creatively utilized foods in the world is bacon. From country to country and meal to meal, those who are aficionados find new and intriguing uses for that cured porcine product sometimes known affectionately as “meat candy.” Sometimes it’s crispy, sometimes soft. Sometimes it’s savory, sometimes it’s sweet. And […]

Southwestern Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

Southwestern Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

  It’s the time of year we pull out our favorite fall cooking appliance – the slow cooker! While you may not immediately think about it, the slow cooker is a great source of global cuisine. Chicken Cacciatore, Beef Bourguignon, Chickpea Stew,  Thai Curry, Chicken Tagine, Italian Wedding Soup and much more can all be […]

Comfort Food Around The World

Comfort Food Around The World

  Wherever you are in the world, chances are there are certain foods that not only fill your stomach, but also fill you with a personal warmth, a feeling of being loved and happy. We call these comfort foods, and they can be found in every culture. While some of us may crave the comfort […]

Easy Chocolate Crinkles Cookie Recipe

Easy Chocolate Crinkles Cookie Recipe

  Cookies are a universal taste treat. Many countries around the world have their own unique cookies – Italian Biscotti, Korean Yakgwa, Mexican Wedding Cakes, Balinese Jaja Lempog, Swedish Rosenmunnar, Greek Kourabiethes, Scottish Shortbread,  French Macarons, Chinese almond cookies, Dutch Stroopwafels and more than we can count! Cookies are that sweet, delicious finger food that’s perfect […]

Make Your Own Delicious Bread!

Make Your Own Delicious Bread!

  Sometimes just the smell of fresh baked bread is enough to make your mouth water. Walking by a bakery early in the morning where the warm loaves are lined up in the window and the open door allows the scent of crusty wonderment to flow freely through it can be more than an invitation – […]

Traditional Cuban Recipe Moros Y Cristianos

Traditional Cuban Recipe Moros Y Cristianos

  We recently had an opportunity to travel to Cuba. Our people-to-people exchange gave us the chance to meet with Cubans and experience, among other things, their love of sharing a meal. And through it all, one dish appeared over and over again, whether prepared at a restaurant, in a church kitchen or at home – Platillo […]

The Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe

The Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe

  While the Waldorf Salad may tell you exactly where it originated, did you know that Red Velvet cake also originated at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel in the 1920’s? In celebration of National Culinary Arts Month, Hilton Worldwide is sharing some classic recipes and their unique history and encouraging everyone to Be A Weekender […]

5 Tips for Healthy Travel Eating

5 Tips for Healthy Travel Eating

  You know how it is when you travel. You want to taste everything new and exciting. You want to try that five-star restaurant that is listed in the top 50 restaurants in the world. You want to try everything that you pass from a truck, stand, stall or market. That is, after all, why […]