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Balance and Nurture: Composting in Cold Weather

Compost provides the full spectrum of nutrients that your garden needs, even beyond what organic fertilizers can. The microorganisms in your compost will enable your plants to absorb the nutrients from fertilizers more efficiently, and the nutrients are available over time, as your plants need them. Compost protects your plants from many soil pathogens. Plus, composting is only as complicated as you want it to be. However, there are some factors to consider when tending to your compost pile during the cold winter months.

Comfort Food and Old-Fashioned Community at Silkie’s with Chef Kenny Gilbert

“Local restaurants are the heartbeat of the community,” said Gilbert. “Local businesses open because they want to share their love of food and service from their perspective. They bring compassion and soul, pure and simple. We do this from the heart every day. That feeds the soul of the community.”

3 Tips to Make this the Cheesiest Year Ever

Looking for a stress-free and undeniably delicious snack for your family game night? Want to surprise a special person you haven’t seen in a while with a gift delivery? Or do you simply want to kick grandma’s recipes up a notch this year? The solution is simple: cheese. Not just any cheese; awesome cheese.

7 Creative Ways to Include Salmon in Your Diet

You have likely had salmon patties or cakes at one point or another while growing up. Other than basic baked salmon, these are the two most common ways to prepare this nutritious fish.
While there is nothing wrong with either and both can be updated to taste fresh and new, you may be looking for new ways to serve up salmon to your family. Today, there are a plethora of interesting ways that salmon can be prepared and added to your diet.

Start the New Year with a New Food-itude

2021 will be a fresh start for us all. And to kick the year off right, many families will be committing themselves to eating better. So why not set yourself up for success by making a few small changes that will help make your big resolution more attainable?

7 trending reasons why Sherry is ideal for winter celebrations

Sherry is a classic wine that’s been around for hundreds of years, yet is recently receiving renewed interest among people of all ages and is being embraced in new and inventive ways. Sherry isn’t just great for sipping — it has loads of potential as a cocktail ingredient and more, making it a wonderful option for winter celebrations.

Winter wellness: 3 expert tips to boost overall health

…Stress and unhealthy eating associated with seasonal celebrations are paired with colder weather that makes many people want to curl up inside with a blanket…

‘Tis the Season for Ginger

Ginger is not just spicy, sweet and delicious, it’s also tremendously good for you. And the holiday season is the perfect time to pack a punch with it in everything from the cookie tray to the cocktails.

4 Holiday Drinks to Get the Party Started: Cocktails and a Mocktail

Whether you are looking for a kosher martini or an alcohol-free New Year, we have you covered. Try these four holiday drinks and get your party started!

6 Vegan Recipes for your Holiday Table

Navigating the holidays can be stressful, but when it is a family member’s first holiday on a vegetarian or plant-based diet, ensuring they are included in the customary meals can add another layer of stress. Vegan and plant-based diets are on the rise, so there are plenty of options for food substitutions and ways to include your family members.