Nature, Food, Wine & More


The Best Red Wines for Cooking

An interesting tidbit we picked up from our experience is that when cooking with red wine, you probably don’t want to use an expensive bottle, but you absolutely should avoid using cooking wine. To [...]

March 24th, 2023|

Benefits of Local Produce

Where does your food come from? If you are fortunate enough to live in an area where farmers’ markets are popular and landowners raise crops for picking, you know how wonderful it is to [...]

March 17th, 2023|

Are Apples Acidic?

In answering that question, we’re going to get a little technical at first. Apples have a pH level of around 3.5 (moderately acidic) and are slightly less acidic than lemons and other citrus fruits; [...]

March 10th, 2023|

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Recipe

Today we're sharing one of our favorite recipes - homemade apple cinnamon bagels. Oh, what a wonderful smell it is! And guess what? Making homemade bagels is easy! Most of the time is spent allowing [...]

February 24th, 2023|

Hidden Gems in Grand Rapids

From world-class attractions and outdoor recreation, to nationally ranked food and craft beverage scenes, our city is filled with unexpected surprises. This city has many venues and attractions that may have slipped your notice. From [...]

February 17th, 2023|

Can You Eat Crab Apples?

Have you ever wondered if you can eat crab apples? Well, we're here to give you an answer! YES! Crab apples are perfectly safe to eat and though smaller in size, they contain all [...]

February 3rd, 2023|

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

From afternoon snacks to after-dinner desserts, we can’t get enough apples! It’s no surprise that these apple cinnamon rolls caught our eye. Filled with chopped apples and topped with decadent maple icing, these are [...]

January 27th, 2023|

Do Apples Lower Blood Sugar?

Apples are chock full of health benefits, such as improving digestion and reducing the risk of heart disease. After all, there’s a reason for the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” [...]

January 20th, 2023|

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