6 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Differently

Planning to celebrate Valentine’s day?   Not sure what to do?   Worse, it’s hard to predict what we’ll be “allowed” to do.  Whether it’s the usual “hard to get a babysitter for the kids”, or you’re just looking to shake things up a bit, make this the best Valentine’s Day you’ve ever had. From old lovers […]

5 Ways to Stress-Free New Year’s Eve Entertaining

Well, we did it! We made it to the end of this year and we’re looking forward to a new year beginning soon. No matter how this year turned out for you, we can’t pause time. Instead, we can roll with it and look forward to what’s to come.   Celebrating New Years with your […]

4 Ways to Give the Gift of Food for the Holidays

Gearing up for all that holiday shopping? Instead of driving yourself mad trying to find a gift that’s both affordable and well-received, think of the one thing that everyone loves…food!   Giving food as a gift for the winter holidays is one of the best ideas of all. Everyone enjoys food…  and you won’t go […]

A Physically Distanced Thanksgiving

We asked Gersky’s content creator and local Social Media Guru, Jonathan Howard, to share with us how he spent Thanksgiving with his family for their physically distant Thanksgiving celebration.   Although he doubts his family will be celebrating Christmas by the outdoor firepit, he wondered what can be learned and applied to a physically distanced […]

Fall Flavors at your Local Farmers Market

As the seasons change, be on the lookout for fall flavors at your local farmers market.   Let’s take a peek at the fall flavors to be on the lookout for this season.    Apples   Apples are a favorite and somewhat obvious selection for Fall.  And a great item to grab from your local farmers […]

Backyard Barbecue with Friends?  Yes You Can – Sort of…

This whole physical distancing thing has put a big damper on the usual way we get together with family and friends. But May is National Hamburger Month.  And Memorial Day weekend is the official start of Summer.  At least we think so. How can you share burgers and your favorite sides with friends and still […]

Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes

Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 1 pound zucchini (2-3 medium), cut into 1/2-inch chunks 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil, plus more for garnish if desired Heat the olive […]

Salmon deviled eggs

Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 8 extra-large eggs 4 oz smoked salmon 2 oz room-temp cream cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 1 TBSP lemon juice 2 TBSP mayo 2 TBSP fresh chives, minced (plus enough for the garnish) salt and pepper to taste Directions: Cook the eggs hard-boiled. Cool and peel. Slice in half, lengthwise. Prepare an electric mixer […]

Italian Grain Pie

Ingredients: 1/2 cup wheat berries, whole Half a dozen large eggs 1 cup sugar, white 1-1/2 lbs ricotta cheese 8 ounces mixed candied fruit 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp grated lemon rind 2 teaspoons grated orange rind 1 TBSP shortening 1 tsp salt Pastry for two 9-inch pies with extra […]