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Celebrate National Coffee Day with These Coffee Infused Foods

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a mug of coffee in possession of the perfect blend of sugar and milk must be in want of a pastry. Of course, coffee in and of itself is the perfect pick me up and the best easy beginning to a Saturday morning, but, if you love all things coffee and always find yourself choosing the coffee flavored ice cream and coffee infused chocolate, then you’re in good company.

It’s All About that Squash

Move over, pumpkin - you aren’t the only squash in town. While pumpkin is the beloved flavor of fall (seriously, try finding something that’s not pumpkin-spiced this time of year), don’t forget the rest of the pumpkin family, especially squashes.

While actually considered fruit, pumpkins and squashes are extraordinarily versatile and can be used to make much more than just pie and sweet loaf breads. In fact, squashes can be made into almost anything. Whether you have a hankering for a creamy soup, pancakes, or risotto, squash can shine as the main ingredient.

Autumn Foods and Food Bars for Your Next Party

A new season is always a good reason to celebrate, even in Tucson where the temperature might not change much. But that shouldn’t stop you from bringing the flavors of autumn to your home, table, and life with a dinner party celebrating the season’s premium produce.

Build your menu around produce that comes into season around fall to add to the overall feeling of the season to the plate, decor, and food style.


Setting the Table for Millennials

Each year, as children grow into adults, they experience the wider world around them and expand their palates, the world of foods found in markets, on menus, and in our refrigerators changes with them. In the blink of an eye, spinach salads give way to microgreens, antipasti becomes tapas, and fast food is nixed in favor of wholesome foods cooked at home.

16 End of Summer Produce to Add to Your Plate

When the calendar page lifts to August, the days begin to shorten and suddenly we’re faced with the end of the summer season. This time of the year provides some of the best fresh and locally grown produce.

Late summer provides the perfect opportunity to explore new flavors and old favorites. Why not try a family favorite with some sort of twist? As you enjoy these last days of summer and prepare for the upcoming school year, choose new food adventures. After all, why do adventures need to be contained to outdoor activities?

Make It, Freeze It: How to Package Food for Freezing

There is nothing better than enjoying a perfectly chilled gazpacho on a sizzling summer day, or a ready-to-eat homemade burrito loaded with your favorite veggies when you’ve got little time to make a healthy, filling lunch. Of course, you can eat leftovers for every meal until the food is gone, but you could also freeze it and eat it later.

Setting the Table for Millennial Meals

Every year, as children grow into adults and expand their palates as they experience the wider world around them, the world of foods found in markets, on menus, and in our refrigerators changes with them. Spinach salads give way to microgreens, antipasti became tapas, and fast food is nixed in favor or wholesome foods cooked at home.

How to Throw an Unforgettable Couples’ Date Night

Everyone loves hanging out with their friends for a night on the town, but there are times when you want to get together with other couples and have a fun night in too. From games to movies, couples’ date nights are always a hit, especially when the hosts make it a memorable experience.

Add These Healthy Summer Foods to Your Diet

There is just nothing better than fresh produce spilling off of grocery store shelves and farmers market tables! Ripe, delicious, and packed with that unique summer flavor, everyone looks forward to the summertime to take advantage of these limited time incredible food options. Summer-specific recipes, awesomely grillable foods, and chilled, refreshing treats are just the start of what makes summer foods so incredible.

Summer Desserts to Wow at Your Next BBQ

Beautiful breezes, sweet-smelling flowers, fun in the sun, and of course, weekend barbecues are all of the fun things we all look forward to when summertime rolls around. While barbecues and family get-togethers put all the food focus on the meat and side dishes, no barbecue would be complete without a killer summer-worthy dessert to complete the meal. From fruit-filled pies to chilled freezer desserts, there is no shortage of delicious ways that you can make dessert the show-stoppers at your next barbecue or family event.