Forget Taco Tuesday, Bring on the Tots! #IdahoPotatoes

What started as a joke has taken a life of its own.  As popular as “Taco Tuesday” has become, last week, I proposed the birth of “Tater Tot Tuesday,” and to my surprise, the idea was a huge hit on Instagram and Twitter. Last night, I tested the idea on my kids and husband, and…

Food Wine Conference 2017 vs. All Other Conferences #FWCon

As a full-time teacher, I’ve been to my fair share of meetings and conferences. However, none of those “professional,” career-oriented conferences have ever compared to Food Wine Conference 2017.  No, I have NEVER been to a conference quite like this. Friends At most, if not all, of the conferences I’ve been to, attendees may know…

Off-the-Beaten Path Florida Vacation Excursions

Having grown up and lived in Central Florida for 40+ years, I pride myself on being able to enjoy this state without needing to step foot in a theme park and without having to stand in lines for hours. In our 13+ years of parenting and travelling, we’ve amassed a list of destinations that we’ve…

#Giveaway: Gourmet Everyday Giveaway Kick-off!

Here we go…the FIRST of our GIVEAWAYS!!!! In the coming weeks, we have some A-M-A-Z-I-N-G things to giveaway.  But to kick it off, we’re giving TWO of our fans & followers cookbooks.  To be entered to win ONE of these phenomenal books, simply let us know which one you want…The Cabot Creamery Cookbook OR Steven Raichlen’s…

Sweet Tea Brined Chicken Pancake Tacos #WeeknightDinner

As most of us parents with kids know, feeding the family can be a challenge.  Between work and meetings and extra curricular activities, we still have to find time to make dinner.  Add to that the fact that many kids are picky eaters, creating menus that are both exciting and healthy can seem impossible. However,…

#SundaySupper Small Bites for Entertaining: Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos

This week’s Sunday Supper Event is a Live! event at Tapa Toro on International Drive in Orlando. Tapa Toro combines “contemporary, Spanish cuisine with a vibrant, energetic atmosphere”. Their unique paella pit, where chefs prepare the most awesomely gigantic pan of paella imaginable, vibrant tapas menu, and extensive selection of imported wines is a perfect date night…

Superfood Scones with Almonds & Coconut #Superfoodrecipecontest

As a blogger, I am often sent new products/ingredients with the challenge of creating recipes.  Often times, I use the ingredients in a dinner recipe and test them on my in-home guinea pigs (aka my husband and children).  This time, however, I tested an ingredient on myself and my students. After battling an all day…

#BerryDelish Cocktails: Marriage Made in Heaven Craft Cocktail

When we hear “cocktail,” most people think liquor and some type of mixer, and sadly, no one ever thinks of beer as a first ingredient in a phenomenal cocktail. However, that’s the furthest thing from the truth. With the growing popularity of craft beer, creatively mixing beer cocktails is becoming more and more mainstream, and…

Cigar City Brewing Announces Colorado Distribution

Good News for Cigar City Brewing fans in Colorado!  Cigar City is expanding distribution to Colorado beginning Monday, May 15!!! Tampa, Florida’s Cigar City Brewing is proud to announce the addition of Colorado to the brewery’s distribution network.  This is the fourth new state to receive deliveries of Cigar City Brewing’s award-winning beer in 2017. …

Summer Craft Beer Tour: Dogfish Head Brewery

Jeremy Freeze, Gourmet Everyday Photographer & Contributor For years, Dogfish Head has been one of those breweries that consistently puts out fantastic beer, and admittedly in Florida, we don’t get enough of it. When we hear that our local liquor store has a few bottles of “120” in we rush down and buy our allotment….