Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is a fabulous holiday for Foodies since the celebration is all about Family and Food.  The Thanksgiving Dinner is the one holiday meal where the side dishes often outshine the main event so I thought this was a good week to share some of my family’s favorite recipes as […]

Halloween Sweets & Treats

There are loads of creative recipes to make with children for Halloween.  We always have a baking class the week before Halloween to give kids some fun ideas for different treats to bring to a Halloween party.  Here are some of our favorite recipes that are a festive and fun […]

Schooltime Snacking

Kid’s are back to school just over a week now, and chances are they are already getting bored with their lunches and snacks.   We have lots of ideas for how to spice up lunch boxes and even trick kids into a few tasty and healthy treats.  For picky eaters we […]

It’s Tomato Time!

There is nothing like a fresh, ripe New Jersey Tomato and we’re in the brief season to really to enjoy them.  There’s no comparison between the plump delicious vine ripened tomatoes available in August and September and the hot-house ones produced the rest of the year.  To celebrate tomato season, […]

Portable Summertime Salads

I love to make salads in the summer months and always appreciate when they travel well.  These are some of my favorite recipes to bring along to the beach, the boat or a friend’s bbq.  They can be made ahead and served fresh out of the cooler for a great […]

Get your Marinade on!

Summer is finally here and with the 4th of July Holiday approaching it’s time to fire up the grill.  This Father’s Day my husband retired his 20 year old grill for a beautiful new one, so we are excited to move our cooking outdoors this summer.  While my husband is […]

Burger Time!

Summer is finally here which means its time to fire up the grill and get your burger on!  A basic beef burger is a BBQ favorite, but here at Taste & Technique we’ve discovered some twists on this quintessential American Summer Supper. Bobby Flay’s Crunchburger Serves 4 This is the […]

Celebrate Summer with a Lobster Boil

Nothing screams summer to me more then a Lobster Boil!  Our kids were all home this Memorial Day weekend so we decided to celebrate summer by pulling out the lobster pot and steaming up some deliciousness. The beauty of a lobster boil is that everything cooks in one pot, making […]


It’s the time of year for testing out your green thumb and for foodies that often means planting an herb garden.  For the past few years my husband has thoughtfully planted some of my favorite herbs on Mother’s Day so that I can enjoy them throughout the summer and fall.  […]

Do Ahead Brunch Dishes

My son has a December birthday so for many years I invited a large crowd to celebrate with a big holiday open house and brunch.  I would make about ten hot dishes that looked pretty extravagant when, in actuality, they were very easy to prepare and, more importantly, made well […]