Jack Frost is probably nipping at your nose right about now. With temperatures plummeting and cold weather moving in, you may find yourself battling frost and ice. Instead of heading to the store to buy de-icers or antifreeze, consider adopting some of these green tips to keeping the cold and ice at bay. The Greener De-Icer Many people go for rock salt or store-bought de-icers when things get slippery. Unfortunately, rock salt (including rock salt based de-icers) and urea based de-icers are ... Continue Reading
Help the environment before purchasing that next set of de-icers and antifreeze.
Iced tea recipes for a cool summer beverage.
Summer is almost here - and what better way to quench your thirst than with some iced tea? Here are a few of my favorite iced tea recipes just in time for the heat of the summer. Boston Iced Tea If you aren’t familiar with Boston Iced Tea, you've been missing out. Boston Iced Tea takes traditional iced tea to a whole new level with an infusion of cranberry. This simple to make recipe is perfect for a big party or everyday casual affairs. Ingredients: 1 gallon water 1 cup sugar 15 ... Continue Reading
Learn how to pick the best strawberries and then serve them up fresh in strawberry cupcakes and icing.
Spring showers bring May flowers but they also bring a tasty treat with them: strawberries. Strawberries are great to eat on their own, but also make a great addition to some popular dessert recipes. But, first things first, what do you look for when choosing the perfect strawberry? Strawberries can be purchased year round, but purchasing them when they are in season locally gives you the freshest possible fruit. Strawberries are in-season from April to June, so get your strawberry fix ... Continue Reading