Candy Cane Meringue Kisses

According to Snopes.com the candy cane came to being in Europe during the latter part of the 17th century but they were plain white.  The red stripes appeared in the beginning of the 20th century.  Christmas cards produced before 1900 show plain white canes while striped ones appear on many cards early in the 20th…

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Fruitcake dates back to the Roman times and in the 1400’s the British began their love affair with fruitcake when dried fruits from the Mediterranean first arrived. This cake was generally served at weddings – the dark cake was given out as the groom’s cake and the white fruitcake was the bride’s.  It was the…

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How can anyone resist a salad that is popping with color?  Not only is it colorful but healthy.  Kale’s anti-oxidant health benefits means it has been studied more extensively in cancer research than any other health condition.  Kale’s nutrient richness is found in three areas: 1) antioxidant nutrients, 2) anti-inflammatory nutrients, and 3) anti-cancer nutrients…

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