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 […]


My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

Mother’s Day is just around the corner!   Are you looking for a unique gift that shows thoughtfulness without spending too much money?   These are my top 5 kitchen tools that any foodie will love if they aren’t already in her kitchen. Citrus Squeezer Slice your lemon in half horizontally and […]


¡Viva Mexico! Some Favorite Recipes for Cinco De Mayo

Every May 5th Americans take the opportunity to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with parades, parties, mariachi music, Mexican food and, of course, margaritas.  While many confuse the holiday with Mexican Independence Day, it is actually a commemoration of a battle that occurred 50 years after Mexican Independence during the Franco-Mexican […]


Kid Friendly Easter Cupcake Recipes

As much as we enjoy teaching children how to prepare meals, what most kids really love to learn is how to bake.  Children love to bake and eat cupcakes! Over the years we have taught many Easter baking classes for kids featuring at least one cupcake recipe that is easy […]

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Lamb for the Holidays

Most cooks are familiar with basic roasted leg of lamb served with mint jelly or the more expensive roasted rack of lamb. My family enjoys both of these. But I’ve found some different ways to serve lamb that have become favorite recipes that we enjoy throughout the year. Throughout the […]