Cool Stuff – Food + Drink
“Homemade Gift: Quince Pâte de Fruit”

As part of my grand quince experiment this fall at Tulipwood, I decided to go way back to my culinary school days and make a fancy schmancy quince pate de fruit recipe. This, like my last quince recipe, would make a wonderful homemade gift this holiday season. And unlike the quince membrillo, this is the type of recipe that would work well with other fruits. A pâte de fruit is a type […]

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“Homemade Gift: Quince Membrillo”

It was a big quince harvest at Tulipwood this year. We make a lot of quince jelly every year, but I always long to dream up new and creative ideas for how to use all of these quinces. There have been years we have been so overwhelmed that we’ve sold them to the local health food store because we had all the jelly we could give away and eat for […]

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“At Home Turmeric Latte”

On G’s recent travels to Savanah, GA she discovered the best turmeric latte at a local café and ever since we have been trying to recreate this magic back at home. It took some trial and error with combining elements of several different recipes, but we think we finally got it right. This is our At Home Turmeric Latte Recipe. Here’s What You’ll Need: Ground Turmeric Ground Ginger   Ground Cinnamon Ground […]

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“10 Things To Do with All Your Thanksgiving Leftovers”

If there’s anything we love as much as Thanksgiving feasting, it’s the days of leftover eats that follow. Here are 10 Things To Do with All Your Thanksgiving Leftovers so you can continue to have yummy eats and spend more time with your friends and family instead of the grocery store. 1. G’s Leftover Thanksgiving Bites Stuffing with some turkey bacon, YES PLEASE. This is a super quick and easy […]

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“Squash Pot Pie”

Our compost pile at Tulipwood served up some exciting “volunteers” this year. Acorn squash! As well as corn and tomato plants. It was a funny thing to find this Fall and I loved it. I decided to use this unexpected squash harvest as a chance to experiment with some new Fall side dishes, perfect for your Thanksgiving menu. The result: Squash Pot Pie. I think you’re going to love this […]

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“Wine Wednesday: Thanksgiving Wines – The Best Shopping List”

Editor’s note: Our resident wine-o extraordinaire, Marissa Reibstein, recently shared Part I and Part 2 of her amazing Wine Safari through Northern Spain. Today she is back with everything you need to know about buying wine for Thanksgiving feasting. So for this edition of Wine Wednesday: Thanksgiving Wines – The Best Shopping List.  There is a lot to get stressed out about around the holidays – family, travel, entertaining, family…Which wine to […]

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“Apple Rose Hand Pies”

This year I decided that Fall is my favorite season. The colors this Fall just knocked my socks off and it inspired me to cook so many things and explore new adventure. These Apple Rose Hand Pies were just one example that I’m excited to share with you. I think they would be a wonderful addition to your Thanksgiving or holiday party menu and they celebrate all of the amazing […]

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“Wine Wednesday: A Wine Safari Through Northern Spain: Part 2”

 Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of a fantastic lesson in Spanish wines by our new contributor Marissa Reibstein,  who has managed to make a life of traveling the globe, drinking wine! But, really she’s an expert, a level 3 sommelier to be exact. Catch up on Part 1 here, and then keep reading for more fascinating knowledge. It will be great dinner party conversation this weekend! PHOTO: Luxury Columnist  First, let me […]

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“10 Pies to Impress at this Year’s Friendsgiving”

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means its much more fun sister, “Friendsgiving,” is already in full swing. If there is one course everyone is looking forward to, it’s for sure dessert. The following is a roundup of our top “10 Pies to Impress at this Year’s Friendsgiving.” 1. G’s Heirloom Apple Pie Classic, sweet and oh-so-tasty.  This one will win over your pickiest of friends. Don’t forget to start […]

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“How to Bake Bread In A Beer Can”

Editor’s note: Anjuli is the latest contributor and is truly a lady that lives out her pioneer dreams! She is a natural storyteller with many exciting tales to share and a wealth of #pioneerskills we all can learn from. We are super excited to share her first post about making a beer can oven, really how cool! Take it away, Anjuli! One of my favorite things about camping is how being in […]

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