Living Well

Dec
11

Savory Tarts for a Potluck

The great thing about potlucks is that there are a variety of foods to try, and you get to see some of your friends’ and family’s best dishes on display. Another appreciable aspect of potlucks is that if you don’t like the foods that other people... …more

Dec
04

Chocolate Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting and Berry Compote

There is nothing quite like a chocolatey, chewy cake-inspired cookie to satisfy your sugar cravings. Topped with a decadent spread of cream cheese frosting and tart berry compote, this cookie, with its beautiful complimentary colors, will capture... …more

Dec
03

Persimmon Crumble with Orange-Vanilla Cream

Do you find yourself defaulting to the same types of desserts every holiday season? This winter, spice up your dessert routine with this recipe for a persimmon crumble with orange-vanilla cream from HHS Chef Eric Pierce. This take on a classic apple... …more

Dec
01

The Ample Charm of Persimmons

By Lauren Banks, RD If you’ve never seen a persimmon before, you might say it looks like a tomato or an apple, but the persimmon is quite distinct in the fruit family. When a persimmon is ripe, it’s one of the sweetest of all fruits. …more

Nov
27

Replacing Caulking in Your Shower or Bathtub

When old caulking begins to chip and peel around your tub or shower, your home becomes susceptible to mold and mildew. Additionally, the constant water exposure can ruin floorboards and interior walls. If you notice that your caulking is beginning to... …more

Nov
20

How to Get a Glass Stove Top to Shine Without Using Harsh Chemicals

Electric, glass stove tops are sleek and stylish, especially if you like the modern style. However, when spills happen during cooking, you’ll want to clean them up quickly before the liquid gets stuck on. Sometimes, when you don’t get the chance to... …more

Nov
13

Broccoli Gorgonzola Casserole

Attention blue cheese lovers! This broccoli gorgonzola casserole is a dish specifically made for you. The creamy rice with the crunch of the Ritz cracker topping make for well-balanced texture, while the flavors of the salty gorgonzola compliment the... …more

Nov
06

How to Make Sure Your Forced-Air Heating System is Working Before Winter Arrives

As winter slowly makes its way into your region, you’ll want to practice routine maintenance on your forced-air heating system to ensure it is ready to take on the cold, blustery nights. A forced-air system is comprised of a furnace or heat pump that... …more

Nov
04

Pumpkin Cornbread with Cinnamon-Honey Butter

When the holidays roll around, many people have favorite dishes that they make year after year. But why not change things up a bit this holiday season? Instead of your standard cornbread, try out this recipe for pumpkin cornbread. Topped with a... …more

Nov
01

Fun Ways to Incorporate Pumpkin in your Diet

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Fall is here and that means pumpkins are everywhere! It’s no surprise that pumpkins—a bright-colored winter squash—have some great nutrients, but did you know that pumpkin even has some protein? There’s about 1.16 grams of... …more