7 12, 2017

Sip, Sprinkle, and Indulge with Cocoa this Winter


When the weather turns chilly, a warm, comforting drink is in order. A steaming cup of hot cocoa brings back memories of warming up after sledding all day and visions of cozy Christmas Eves. But cocoa isn’t just for drinking; you can add cocoa powder to many recipes to add a little depth and character [...]

6 12, 2017

Four Easy Methods for a Cleaner Microwave


Whether it was the microwave in your office, in your home, or in your RV, we’ve all been greeted by someone else’s splattered lunch. Even the most vigilant of microwavers have endured the mess of a well-intentioned meal gone wrong. It can be daunting taking on a three-week-old spill, especially if you’re not quite sure [...]

20 11, 2017

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes


Thanksgiving is such a joyous holiday. We give thanks for our all the wonderful people in our lives, we reflect on life’s blessings, and we indulge on the season’s finest foods and treats. But after the parades and football games, and everyone has parted ways, we’re often left with a fridge full of leftovers. Turns [...]

24 10, 2017

Ten Scary Good Halloween Snacks


Surprise your children with these fun, spooky, and festive takes on their lunchtime favorites.   Little trick-or-treaters will be inundated with candy and sweets soon enough, so treat them to a fun, healthy surprise rather than a sugary snack. They’ll love their unique and delicious lunch, and you’ll love how quick and effortless these recipes [...]

18 10, 2017

Must-Try Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipes for Fall


When fall rolls around, cravings arise for certain seasonal foods and flavors. We look forward to the changes we’ll see on the menu: from crispy lettuce and fresh berries to thick, warm soups and hearty potatoes. And for dessert, we become tantalized by the scent of pumpkin spice. Here are three pumpkin cheesecake recipes that [...]

21 09, 2017

7 Must Have Gadgets for the Campsite


Autumn in Michigan is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The days are warm but not too hot, the nights are cool but not freezing, and the turning trees are absolutely brilliant. It’s no wonder we want to spend all of our time outdoors. This weekend, while you’re huddled around your campfire, [...]

30 08, 2017

3 Delectable Toasted Marshmallow Recipes


When you think of a toasted marshmallow, you naturally think of s’mores. S’mores are a necessity for most campers. The traditional toasted marshmallow sandwiched between graham crackers and chocolate is hard to beat. Here are some other delicious recipes by which to enjoy a s’more, or at least the taste of one. 1. Fruit and [...]

2 08, 2017

7 Ways to Enjoy Michigan Cherries


Michigan agriculture is known for a lot of things, and cherries top the list! According to michiganagriculture.com, 70-75 percent of Montmorency tart cherries and 20 percent of sweet cherries grown in the U.S. come from Michigan. We even have the Cherry Capital of the World, Traverse City, located in the northwest region of the state. [...]

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