Frozen grapes marinated in wine

Enjoy frozen grapes marinated in wine

If you love frozen grapes, you’re going to absolutely swoon when you try this idea. One of my favorite summer…

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Negroni is a great summer drink

Summer Cocktail idea for you and your friends

La Dolce Vita with a Negroni cocktail recipe: gin, Campari, Vermouth and a twist of Orange peel. Even if you’ve…

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Hydrangea and Fran Berger

Flowers for Home Décor – How to keep Hydrangeas fresher longer

A popular ornamental plant is our favorite home flower decoration - hydrangea! The name “hydrangea” may or may not ring…

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fresh herbs

Food Tip – Keep your herbs fresh for up to a week!

A quick and easy way to save your refrigerated herbs – they’ll keep for a week! We depend on the…

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home-made croutons

Food Tip – The best croutons for your summer salads!

Add a kick to your salads with home-made croutons – and it’s so easy. I love crunchy carbs, don’t you?…

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Fran Berger speed-chill wine

Home Entertaining Tip – How to speed-chill a bottle of white wine

Guests on the way? Forgot to chill the wine? Here’s an old restaurant trick that will get you chilled wine…

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Clean your kitchen sponge

Kitchen Safety Tip – avoid food borne bacteria and clean that sponge!

Kitchen sponges can be as dirty as your toilet! So clean or replace them regularly. I like smart people, but…

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Fran preps leafy vegetables

Kitchen hack: Save your leafy herbs, chop them the right way

How to chop leafy herbs AND keep all that wonderful flavor for your recipe. Open a recipe and you’ll find…

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How to pick olive oil – read the labels!

Want a great olive oil? Here are 6 tips for reading labels and looking for signs. I went to dinner…

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Fran Berger dicing onions

How to dice an onion – the easy way.

This trick will make dicing onions quick and so very simple. Onions get all the grief. They stink up our…

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How to zest citrus for your recipe

My Three Tips to get the best of your ‘zest’. A friend of mine and I were looking over a…

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keep your guacamole green

We love our Guacamole FRESH

Use this method to keep your guacamole fresh looking – even after you prepare it the night before! You have…

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