Archive | September, 2009

Gingered Rhubarb Shortcake

While most foodies and blogs are getting ready for fall with great fall flavors like apples, pears and pumpkin, I’m holding onto summer for as long as I can!! Maybe it’s because I live in San Diego and we’ve had ANOTHER warm and beautiful day in conjunction with the availability of inexpensive summer fruits, like […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 23 – Sep. 29

I must admit something to you. Before I started writing this column, I didn’t regularly check my grocery circulars. I bought most of my meats from Costco, one-stop shop and relatively good deals. But, after studying the weekly specials, I managed to convince myself that I CAN get better prices on meats than what I […]

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Back-To-School Lunches

By now, everyone is back to school. And if you are like most families, you are never ready for the morning rush. Between brushing teeth and picking out clothes, there’s the shout, “Finish you breakfast!” and “Did you pack your homework?” Sometime during this buzz, you also have to consider what to pack for your […]

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Football Eats: Desserts!

Although football season is officially here, Sunday is the big game day. And if you are planning on watching the games most of the day or just your favorite team, Family Spice is offering up some great eats to go along with football fanaticism. Today we are focusing on the sweeter things in life: desserts. […]

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Football Eats: Chips-N-Dip

We continue our salute to football season and football eats. And what goes better with football than a nice bag of chips and a great dip? Tired or the store-bought ranch dip or salsa? These crowd pleasers are easy to prepare and go great with chips, pita crisps, veggies or anything else you want to […]

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Football Eats: Chicken Wings

Are you ready for some football??!!! The NFL games kick off on Thursday, Sept. 10th. College started their games this past weekend, and of course, the younger players have already started up or will be soon. It’s time for the office pools to begin as well, not that I’m encouraging gambling or anything of that […]

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