Fall Dessert Recipes: Plum Frangipane Tart

Summer may be behind us, but stone fruits are an annual favorite. Try this recipe for a stone fruit tart with whatever fruit is in season in your area. Peaches, plums, pluots (that odd looking plum and apricot hybrid), as well as nectarines are all great options, and will be a perfect contrast to the […]

Our Favorite Recipes: Huckleberry Pie

Nothing says fall in our house like pie. The smell of crust baking, and flavors both savory and sweet fill the air, making it feel like the season has changed, even though in Florida it’s still a humid (or rainy) 90 degrees out most days. As a child, I remember my mother baking on a […]

Our Favorite Recipes: Teeny Lamothe’s Pickled Beet and Goat Cheese Tarts

Tis’ the season for baking, and nothing says fall like root vegetables! Think outside of your ‘pie hole’ this season with a tart and savory twist on a traditionally fall vegetable-the pickled beet. From Teeny Lamothe of Teeny Pies, Cincinatti, OH, this recipe is a bit more complex, if you roast and pickle your own beets, […]

Jacopo Falleni’s Pear Bellini Cocktail Recipe

Jacopo Falleni shares his favorite recipe for mixing up the Bellini cocktail. Fresh pears, champagne, and cinnamon-perfect for any special occasion!

Healthy Fall Dessert: Oatmeal Apple Cookies Recipe

Here’s a delicious recipe for Oatmeal Apple Cookies that you don’t have to feel guilty about. There is no refined white flour or sugar in here, and the oats and dried apples pack plenty of powerful nutrients.

Comfort Food: 5 Tips to Making Tasty Fall and Winter Soups

What more perfect comfort food is there for this time of year than soup? Millions of people around the country eat soup in the fall and winter months, whether they make it at home or eat it while dining out. Those making homemade soup recipes are often in search of the perfect way to make theirs […]

Savory and Sweet BBQ Popcorn Recipe Perfect For Summer Nights!

This BBQ popcorn recipe is savory, sweet, and has just enough heat to eat with an ice cold lager, perfect for fun summer nights!

Summer Cravings: 13 Gluten Free Snacks for Back to School

Want something better for your summer snacking? Avoid the chips, and dip into something tasty, instead! Here are 13 of our top picks for gluten free snacking. Barnanas Made from bananas, Barnanas are organic, gluten free, non-GMO, vegan, raw, and kosher. Barnanas are an exceptional source of potassium and fiber, have over 20 vitamins and minerals, high antioxidant power, […]

Chef Ted Reader’s Stone Grilled Butter Burgers

Celebrity chef, food entertainer, author, professor, product developer, entrepreneur or “Godfather of the grill” – however you refer to or interact with Chef Ted Reader, at the heart of it all is his love of everything barbecue.  Mouthwatering steaks and t-shirt wrecking burgers set this chef’s soul ablaze.  His passion for cooking over an open flame […]

Summer Cocktail Recipe: The Glazier

Want to try something new for your summer cocktail menu? Check out the Glazier from Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel, located at 145 E. 50th Street, NY, NY 10022. All of the fruit and ginger beer (ginger being known to calm upset stomachs) make this a healthier-than-normal cocktail, and a sweet and spicy summer refresher! […]

National Rum Day Recipes That Make Every Day ‘Tiki’

Whether by the pool or taking a trip to your favorite beach, these National Rum Day recipes give enthusiasts the perfect Tiki experience.

Summer Travel: Finding the Best Windsurfing Locations In the World

Summer is upon us, and for many, that means vacation. While lazy beach days and lounging around the pool works for some, if adventure is on your mind, and you love mastering new water sports, windsurfing can be just the thing. Planning a vacation around sports can be a great option for those more athletically […]

What to Drink Now: Thirteen Wines For Summer Sipping 

What to Drink Now: Crave Local’s Top Wine Picks for Summer Entertaining Well, it’s official! Summer is finally upon us, temperatures in the South are soaring, and the universe is about to be dominated by rosé wine Instagram hashtags: #roseallday, #yeswayrose, #roseseason, #roseyay, and on and on. Snapchats and pictures will overflow with all things […]

Late Summer Appetizer: Charcuterie With Pickled Pear Crostini

With summer quickly coming to an end, and fall on the way, flavors of pumpkin, pears, and apples are on our mind. Chef Eric LeVine, New Jersey based multi-award winning restaurateur and author shared with us his take on an elegant pear appetizer that’s sure to please dinner guests. Wine Pairing: This appetizer pairs well with […]