Summer Cooking Strategies to Keep You & Your Kitchen Cool

Family cooking breakfast in the summer

The heat of the summer has arrived here in Connecticut, and many of us are doing everything in our power to stay cool. With the kids on summer vacation and guests coming over for weekend parties, foregoing homemade meals is not an option. However, working up a sweat in a hot kitchen is more than just uncomfortable. An overheated kitchen also competes with your air-conditioning system, making the whole house hotter and your electric bills rising by the month.

So, to beat the heat and still enjoy the delicious summer foods you love, here are some tips to try out at home. From alternative cooking methods to visiting your local house furniture store, summer meals have never been so easy!

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Healthy & Patriotic Desserts for the 4th of July

Healthy & Patriotic Desserts for the 4th of July

The countdown to America’s birthday is on as we get ready to celebrate the 4th of July with family, friends, food, and fun. While much of backyard barbecue planning is centered on the grill and main dishes, no summer party would be complete without tempting desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Here are a few of our favorite 4th of July dessert recipes that are sure to please your guests and get everyone in the patriotic spirit. Read more

Summer Recipes for Your Backyard Grill or Firepit

Summer Recipes for Your Backyard Grill or Firepit

Grilling season is finally here, which calls for a celebration!

Backyard barbecues are all about smoky-sweet flavors, fresh ingredients, and good company. Our favorite traditions and gatherings are centered around food, and now is the perfect time to make new memories in the great outdoors with the friends and family you care about.

Here are some recipes, tips, and ideas for inspiration!

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