Cherry Pear Crumble Recipe

In the Northeast, the winter time is a rough season for fresh fruit. This is a great time to take advantage of the freezer aisle – fruit is frozen at its peak of freshness so that we can enjoy delicious tasting fruit all year round. I decided to whip up a dessert that paired (ha)… Read More >

Symbolism of Popular Romantic Flowers

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to order her a bouquet of flowers. But before you do, make sure that you’ve chosen the right kind! Did you know that each popular flower has a unique romantic meaning? Here’s a summary of some of the most popular flowers and what they represent.

5 Valentine’s Day Breakfast in Bed Recipes

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to pamper someone you really care about. What better way is there to do this than to serve them a romantic breakfast in bed? All you need to do is prepare a delicious meal, serve it on a beautiful tray, and light a few romantic candles to set the… Read More >

How to Make Jarred Sauce Taste Homemade

This is the second post in a three part series of “Pasta Wars”; I’m pitting three sauces and three artisan pastas that we carry in our Italian gift baskets against each other. In the first post, I showed you how to amp up the flavors in a jarred sauce by cooking meatballs directly in the… Read More >

How to Make Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate fondue is a delicious dessert that’s great for special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, as well as any time of the year! All you need to do is prepare the easy fondue recipe and keep it warm while you dip things like fruit slices, brownie or cake cubes, and pretzels in it. If you’re… Read More >

5 Valentine’s Day Ideas for Couples

Each year, couples have a chance to celebrate their love for one another on Valentine’s Day. Although this should be done throughout the year, Valentine’s Day gives us all a chance to step back and really pamper the person whom we love the most. Here are some of our favorite ways to do just that.

Quick Pasta and Meatballs Recipe

Sometimes you don’t have hours to slave over the stove and whip up a giant pot of homemade sauce, or gravy as the Italians call it. If you *have* the time, I cannot overemphasize how much you need to try it sometime – your house will smell like absolute heaven and you will have meals… Read More >

6 Valentine’s Day Food Gifts You Can Make Yourself

Are you looking for the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day? Instead of buying your sweetheart a gift this year, try making something sweet! Here are some of our favorite ideas for homemade Valentine’s Day food gifts. Just package them up in an attractive container or serve them for dessert after a romantic dinner.