Hipcooks provides hands-on cooking classes for the novice and seasoned cook alike. Measuring implements are banned, tasting is encouraged, and your inner chef is invited to play. The best part? Every class ends with a dinner party! Read More
Fall is my favorite time to travel. The weather is cooler, crowds have gone home and the kids are back in school. When my travel group, known as The Trippers, decided to pick Tennessee, I thought ok let’s go to the South.
We definitely wanted to do the music and food experience in Nashville but we also wanted a little R&R in a beautiful setting. Read More
It is always so exciting for all of us foodies when something new opens in the OC. We have been waiting patiently for the Hampton restaurant to debut. I would love to share with you my experience. Read More
Years ago, my mom, Peggy shared her incredible chili recipe and made me swear never to divulge. I started a tradition about 20 years ago and would make 40 pounds of delicious chili to serve, share, freeze, and have on hand once a year. Well this is your lucky day. Guess what I am sharing. Read more
A little history on CHEERS!
Clinking wine glasses as part of a toast originated in medieval times and started with the Ancient Greeks. Wine was often spiked with poison and the gesture was a symbol of trust. Though the threat of poisoned wine has certainly diminished, the clinking of glasses remains a hallmark of trust, good health and festive occasions. Read more