Fourth of July is right around the corner, and to celebrate a day filled with independence, chef William Herzberg hosted a cooking demonstration for residents at Mountain Park Senior Living where he made strawberry shortcake on June 23.
Mother’s Day is coming up Sunday, May 11. We’ve put together a list of things to do for Mother’s Day in Phoenix that will make any mom feel like a queen. Reservations are recommend for most of the brunches and dinners.
Pamper mom at this 3-course brunch at the posh Chandler eatery which will be serving up bay shrimp and prosciutto salad, sweet crepes, fried chicken with poached eggs, and sweet potato & corn hash. Dessert options include dark chocolate tart with coconut ice cream, or sorbet flights. Mom can top it all off with unlimited mimosas and bellinis.
Research has shown that sugar is addictive … in fact, eight times addictive as cocaine. In 1821, each person consumed approximately 10 pounds of sugar annually. Today, that number is an astounding 160-190 pounds of sugar per person annually. On top of that about 55 percent of the sugar produced in the U.S. comes from sugar beets, 95 percent of which have been genetically engineered.
The Tempe Union High School Education Foundation invites the community to attend the fifth annual HOPE in Education. While admiring an exceptional display of student and staff artwork, guests will enjoy delicious hot pasta, hors d’oeuvres and desserts. A silent auction along with a drawing for a unique “gift card tree” will also be part of the festivities.
Physician: “OK, Mr. Jones, your cholesterol and blood pressures are too high. You need to take these medicines and get some exercise. Come back in a few months. Any questions? Good! Stop at the front desk to get scheduled.”
Eating well can be hard to do — but not because of a lack of options. Farmers markets make finding fresh-picked produce (and a variety of locally made specialty foods and products, like hummus and bath soaps) convenient in and around the East Valley.
Bust out of your dining rut with this interesting offering: a Vietnamese Tasting Dinner at Cork in Chandler. The four-course lineup, scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 26, is full of Vietnamese influences with decadent touches.
All of the holiday merriment has been delectable; unfortunately like anything else, too much of a good thing has left me with a food hangover. Thankfully, Tempe is full of fresh eats and green restaurants that make detoxing delicious.
The van driven by Gilbert residents Erica Brenay and Rachel Durling is difficult to miss; it’s flamingo pink and dotted with triangles of differing shades, but the same size. What makes the truck unique though isn’t the outside, but rather the waffle products concocted and served therein.
The holidays are here and that means that freshly baked cookies, hot chocolate and all kinds of sweets are right at your fingertips. During this time it is especially important to take care of your teeth. You don’t need to cancel out eating sweets altogether – rather you should monitor how much and how often you are eating them.