recipes

Traditional Thanksgiving Featuring Modern Recipes

Thanksgiving Traditions Like many Americans, our Thanksgiving traditions include watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in our pajamas while eating pumpkin pancakes, spending hours traveling to family for the Thanksgiving dinner, watching football in between courses, and then planning the countdown to the holidays diet that we attempt to start on Black Friday but doesn’t …

New Year’s Day Brunch Ideas

A decade has passed since my single days where I’d ring in the New Year from my Manhattan apartment, surrounded by friends, copious amounts of food and tons of good cheer. These days, we do a family New Year’s party where the kids get to wear oversized glasses and party hats, snack on hors d’oeuvres …

Creative Back to School Lunch Ideas

The temperature outside says it’s still summer, but for many kids across the United States it’s already back to school. I’m sad to say goodbye to sailing and the beach, lazy late evenings around the grill with the kids and our fun weekend adventures. Like many busy Moms, I decided to beat the crowds and …

15 Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes and Ideas

Once a year, we all take a day to celebrate and appreciate Mom. We shower her with presents from young and old, pamper her with gift certificates for massages and manicures, and do our best to make her feel special. Show Mom how much you love and care about her by keeping her out of …

Four Simple Snacks to Kick-off Fall

Looking for ways to have fun and spice things up in the kitchen this fall? Whether you’re a mom on the go or are preparing for your next tailgating party, Mohawk Home has the recipe for you!   For the Kids: Spooky Spider PB&J  Dotted with chocolate chips, this longtime kid-favorite gets a spooktacular new twist as …

A Fourth of July Picnic

The 4th of July is a special time of the year when friends and family gather for hamburgers, hotdogs, popsicles, apple pie, and to celebrate everything American, red, white, and blue. While these famous classics are hard to beat for a Fourth of July picnic, trying something new and breaking away from the norm is …

Great ways to use farmers market finds

Just as the world around us has finally thawed out and regained its lively glow of green, so have the harvest hued tables at the local farmers market!  From the first breath of spring to crisp autumn nights, farmers markets everywhere are a buzz, serving up fresh, locally grown produce, along with some scrumptious baked …

Spring Brunch for Mother’s Day

I am a mom and, to me, the best part of Mother’s Day is not having to cook! My kids and husband usually make me breakfast, so I make sure they have easy-to-follow recipes that are a little fancy! If you want something beyond toast, here are some great recipes for a spring brunch – for …

Cinco de Mayo!!

Ever since the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces during the 1862 Battle of Puebla, the fifth of May has served as a celebration of Mexican heritage and a welcomed excuse to party!  In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is often confused with Mexican Independence Day, which is actually observed on September 16th.  …

Spring Pastas

As the world around us is thankfully starting to glow again a sprightly shade of spring time green, there’s no better time to follow suite and spruce up your family’s weekly pasta night with some of the best and brightest of spring’s vibrant veggies! Try this lighter take on pasta primavera from the blog Oh …

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