Beat the heat this summer while still enjoying fresh, flavorful dishes. Here are three meals you can whip up on any hot summer night, without ever turning on the stove.
Chicken wings are not just from Buffalo — as any who frequent the top watering holes in Connecticut will attest. Connecticut has a lot of places that make wings, and here are just five of the best.
When you think about all of the outdoor events that occur during the Summer, along with the heat, you can just about imagine yourself kicking back with a nice cold tropical drink. Twonya Bookert-Smalls, bartender of New Haven, gives some great tips in making one of her top tropical drink — the Frozen Pina Colada.
Stop by any one of these Connecticut bars and restaurants this summer and treat yourself to this delicious delicacy.
Want to take a tropical vacation without leaving the house? Try one of these drink recipes from Shane Carley, author of “The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion.”
Plan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.
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.
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.