Author Archives: MichelleKobernick

Nothing says summer like these three burgers on your grill

The quintessential kick off of to summer is uncovering the grill for the first time.  For anyone who enjoys cooking, summer is the perfect time for enjoying local produce.  Seasonal foods are available and abundant, and can turn your dishes…

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A terrific way to spice up Mother’s Day naturally

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and it’s time again to decide how we will share our appreciation.  Popular ideas include breakfast in bed, brunch or sharing a beautiful dinner in her honor.  Regardless of which meal we choose, it…

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Celebrate one of Michigan’s first crops of the season – Asparagus

As we emerge from our long winter hibernation, we step out of our homes to witness signs of the world coming back to life.  The days get longer and the sun is brighter and more intense than any other time…

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Maple glazed spiced nuts are a great way to celebrate a pure Michigan spring

March is an interesting month in Michigan, beginning with winter and ending with spring.  Animals, plants (and people) begin to end their winter hibernation and look forward to a brand new summer season of plentiful, locally grown foods again. While…

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Don’t let prep time in the kitchen hold you back from achieving your New Year’s resolution

Everyone loves an opportunity for a fresh start.  It is so popular that we annually pledge to do something differently next year.  We select our “resolutions” based on making next year better.  No other time of year than January facilitates…

Control calories to prevent weight gain this holiday season

It can be hard to keep calories in line this time of year.  Between the office party and endless events with family and friends, the temptation is continuous and difficult to resist.  Giving in on a regular basis to holiday…