Craft and Recipe Ideas Using Wonderful Halos Mandarins

Consideration brought to you by Momtrends Photos: Momtrends Even though we may be bracing ourselves for a winter storm tonight, I think most of us have our fingers crossed that Spring truly is going to make it’s appearance next week as planned. And even if Mother Nature decides to play with our emotions a little longer, we’ve got some fun craft and snack ideas from Wonderful Halos that might warm

Recipe: Scallop & Clam Linguine in a White Wine Beurre blanc Sauce

Yield: 2 Servings Ingredients: 6 Tiger Shrimps 8 Bay Scallops 6 Baby Clams   1/2 lb Linguine (1/2 of box/bag) 12 oz. butter 2 TB flour 1 cup white wine Juice from 1 lemon 2 shallots chopped finely parsley 4 oz heavy cream salt and pepper to taste   Procedure: In a skillet, melt 4 oz of butter. Add flour to create paste. Set aside. In a small saucepan, sweat

Win a Braun Puremix Blender + Smoothie2Go Set for Back to School

Sponsored Post   My oldest Briana is insanely picky when it comes to breakfast. She doesn’t like milk in her cereal, only likes vanilla yogurt, hardly eats pancakes or waffles- and the list goes on. But one thing she does love? Smoothies! Which is great for me- so easy to throw some pre-mixed ingredients in the blender and create a delicious and healthy smoothie filled with fruits (and even some

Fondue Ideas for Valentine's Day

  If you’re planning to avoid the crowds and enjoy Valentine’s Day at home, you can still create a delicious dessert to enjoy with your loved ones. We are big fans of fondue for special occasions since it’s a fun presentation, it’s interactive, and it’s yum! So, we took out our fondue set from Trudeau and found some ideas online for different fondues and fun foods to dip! Here are

Get Tropical with Tommy Bahama + Giveaway

We recently had the chance to celebrate Tommy Bahama’s new cookbook, Flavors of Aloha: Cooking with Tommy Bahama at a fun launch event in NYC. Mingling with culinary writers and other foodies, we were able to sample recipes and cocktails from Rick Rodger’s book which is the first in a new series of culinary adventures that will explore several cultural destinations. It was a nice refreshing escape from winter in NYC and

Dominican Dishes with a Johnsonville Twist

When Johnsonville asked us to amp up a classic dish with sausage, we were excited to put some Bronx flavor on whatever dish we decided to do.  After sitting down with our very own Chef Geronimo, we decided that we wanted to go with two dishes that are classics in our home- Sancocho Dominicano and Arroz con Pollo. Between him and I, our little family is made up of Dominican,

Simple and fun Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! Some of the best things about the holidays are the crafts and fun recipes because it means time spent together. It doesn’t have to be some super crazy project with lots of supplies and steps.. especially when you are working with a budget or with what you already have! Bronxmama Melissa has shared two fun-and super simple snacks that you can do with your little ones.