With spring comes salad season, offering a perfect canvas for creating refreshing meals and appetizers centered around tasty greens, juicy tom…

With spring comes salad season, offering a perfect canvas for creating refreshing meals and appetizers centered around tasty greens, juicy tom…

COVID has gotten me off track a bit this winter. I’ve pretty much dissected all the negative feelings we’ve experienced and ways to avoid them…

Seriously. Am I ever going to learn not to pull out the “Mary, Joseph and the Wee Donkey” epithet when scrolling through Facebook? Heaven forb…

Just like dogs and cats exotic animals need dental care too! From aardvarks to zebras (get it, A to Z?) all animals have oral health issues.

A heart-smart eating plan is especially important for more than 30 million people in the U.S. living with type 2 diabetes who are at double th…

Do you go all mushy over romantic love stories? Is Valentine’s Day your favorite holiday? Do you spend hours pouring over cards and obsessing …

Valentine’s Day marks a turning point for many wine enthusiasts, particularly those who have recently come to love dry rose wines.

Holidays, gatherings and celebrations can be the best time to try new, easy, stress-free recipes. Drink and punch recipes are especially easy …

Color isn’t real. It is how a substance reflects light. If the light is eliminated, like at night, the colors change. So I took a picture of a…

When Roy Schmidt was growing up on Long Island, he fantasized about living a self-sufficient life on an out-of-the-way island in the tropics. …

Dear Readers, It’s February and in the world of animal health that means it is Pet Dental Health Month. As I have done yearly since the beginn…

Years ago, on a trip to Bordeaux to taste samples from a new vintage, I had the opportunity to have dinner at Domaine de Chevalier. The host, …

Finding something unique and special to do on Valentine’s Day for your significant other can be a challenge. Every year, the day to celebrate …

I can’t seem to get away from the subject of sheets. The other day my friend Liz came to pick me up in her new electric golf cart. After drivi…

Give your valentine the jewels of the garden, the popular pentas shrub (Pentas lanceolata). These treasures can be admired year after year. Th…

Dear Readers, One of the most common reasons cats end up in the shelter is for scratching the furniture. One of the most common reasons owners…

The party animal within most wine enthusiasts presents an eternal conflict. When serving a large gathering, do you go for quality or price? Fo…