Break out of your picnic rut with these surprisingly grillable foods.
The Spring and Summer Seasons are always the best times to experience carnivals, beach fun, amusements parks and lots of fun in the sun. But what’s fun in the sun without some really good ice cream? Connecticut offers several locations to taste some homemade flavorful ice cream. Whenever you’re in the area make sure you stop in for a cone or a cup, and don’t forget the sprinkles.
Fried chicken is perhaps even more American than apple pie. Although affiliated with Kentucky colonels and southern cooks, Connecticut Yankees have taken fried chicken to heart. Almost every town and city in the Nutmeg State has a favorite and often famous chicken shack. Some are modern countrified barbecue restaurants, while others are little tiny holes in the wall that have been tucked away in the same old neighborhoods for decades.
When the calendar marks July 1, get ready for an abundance of events headed your way with entertainment, food, family fun and of course – fireworks. It’s no secret that the 4th of July is a day of celebration that can sometimes turn into a week or a full month’s worth of fun and excitement, and Connecticut has plenty going on. Here are some of the Top Fourth of July events in Connecticut.
Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.
Day trips are always fun. Especially when you don’t have to travel too far to experience a great time. All types of exciting events and shows are happening either right here in Connecticut or just a couple states over. This list provides with ideas for Day Trips From Connecticut.
Looking to take dad out for a nice dinner this Father’s Day? These are some of the best spots around Connecticut to take him out for a meal he deserves.
Want a meal so simple that all you need is a mug and a microwave? Learn how to prepare chocolate pistachio brownies in a mug with this easy recipe from Denise Smart, author of “Meal In A Mug.”
From the rich red Sunday gravy poured over home-made pasta to the delectable seafood dishes of its coastal regions, Italian cuisine offers something for everyone. No one goes away from the table at an Italian restaurant hungry, and whether it is simple family fare in a neighborhood ristorante or a fine dining experience in a more lavish setting, Connecticut has an abundance of restaurants that will satisfy anyone’s craving for Italian cooking.
The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.
While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.
Celebrate National Vegetarian Day with one of these delicious vegetable filled dishes. Not into salad? Try spinach lasagna, hummus or falafels.