Cool Stuff – Food + Drink
“Wine Wednesday: Bubbles Without Bucks”

Editor’s note: It’s #WINEWEDNESDAY and this time Marissa is back with an amazing collection of recommendations for all of your New Year’s and holiday celebrations. We all love a good champagne, but did you know there are equally as tasty options to give you the joy of bubbles without the high price tag? Today’s Wine Wednesday is dedicated to: Bubbles Without Bucks. Personally, I think there is never a bad time […]

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“Decorating Cookies with Ann Potter Baking”

In just seven years, Sarah DeClerk she has grown Ann Potter Baking Company from a part-time hobby to a successful business that has partnered with the likes of Disney for Gap, Hanky Panky, Vitamix, Bloomingdales, and Harpers Collins Publishers. Sarah shares her passion and creativity by teaching classes locally and regionally on her craft and loves to speak on the benefits of creativity and living a balanced life. Along with weekly […]

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“Ann Potter Baking’s Legendary Icing Recipe”

When we sat down with Sarah for Ann Potter Baking to decorate cookies, we were lucky enough to convince her to give us her Legendary Icing Recipe, which is the key to all of her beautiful cookies. We won’t beat around the bush here, so without further ado here is Ann Potter Baking’s Legendary Icing Recipe. We could seriously watch her decorate cookies for hours on end. Her cookies are true works of […]

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“Homemade Horseradish”

For a few years now, we’ve been growing horseradish at Tulipwood. The odd thing though is that we haven’t been harvesting it. It just keeps growing and growing, and we keep adding a bit of chicken manure on there which it loves, but we have never really stopped to enjoy the fruits of this particular harvest. That is, until this year! Somehow we stopped to take notice amongst the many […]

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“8 Duck Recipes To Try This Season”

You’ve practiced your calls and prepared for the hunt, now that duck season is upon us it’s time to start enjoying the tasty fruits of your labor. No need to freeze all of your duck this year, the following is a roundup of 8 Duck Recipes To Try This Season that will have you wanting duck for every meal. 1. Pulled Duck with Plum and Sriracha Sauce Spicy and sweet, yes, […]

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“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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