Spring Archives

Healthy Housing Challenge kicks off in Phoenix

The Home Furnishing & Design Show will debut March 28-29, 2015, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Rebuilding Together and a team of Wells Fargo volunteers will formally kick off the Healthy Housing Challenge  on April 25, 2015 by completing critical repairs to make a home in North Central Phoenix dramatically healthier and safer. Repairs will include: painting and landscaping the home’s exterior, new windows, siding and fascia and will be funded, in part, by… Read More →

Fogo de Chão adds spring menu items


With the official first day of spring on March 20, Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse just launched and is celebrating the season of renewal by introducing unique and inviting menu items. Fogo’s culinary innovation team created light and healthy salads and a refreshing cocktail inspired by the abundance of seasonal produce. “We know our guests… Read More →

Spring Arizona Restaurant Week returns May 15-25

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Spring Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW), held May 15-25 will be a prime opportunity to check out hot new restaurants or rediscover old favorites. During the Spring edition of ARW, more than 100 Phoenix restaurants will offer a selection of chef-curated, specialty menus priced at $33 or $44 per person, excluding beverages, tax and gratuity unless… Read More →

The Dish: Mother’s Day Coffee Cake

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Skip the crowded breakfast spots this Mother’s Day and show mom how much you love her by preparing one of her favorites! Share with us in the comments some of your mom’s favorite recipes. Who knows, maybe it’ll be featured on The Dish someday! To start things off I’ll share one of my mom’s favorites.… Read More →

The Dish: Peas and Prosciutto


One of the tastiest things to come out of the garden in spring are English peas. Now, sadly in Arizona peas are hard to come by fresh from the farm. Thankfully frozen peas are picked at the peak of ripeness and available year round even here in ever warm Arizona. Prosciutto adds a wonderful saltiness… Read More →

The Dish: Strawberry Rhubarb Tarragon Tart Tatin

Courtesy of: Adventures in Cooking

I have a small obsession with rhubarb. Whether it’s in a pie, tart or crumble I love it but that wasn’t always the case. For years I was leery of rhubarb for its similarities to celery, which I hate. I feared it would be stringy and flavorless; the bane of salads and soups alike. How… Read More →

The Dish: Raspberry Vinaigrette

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Jazz up your spring salads with this homemade raspberry vinaigrette recipe. It’s light and fresh, and super simple! Store bought dressings are full of hidden calories; making your own is much healthier and very easy. If raspberries aren’t your thing try this recipe with strawberries or blackberries. Back in January I gave you my personal… Read More →

The Dish: Asparagus Pizza

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This time of year more than any other I like to utilize what’s in season. Spring fruits and vegetables are so delicious and only around for a short time in Arizona. It’s true, you can purchase them year round but they’ll never taste as good as when they’re perfectly in season. Case in point: asparagus.… Read More →

The Dish: Spring Pea Puree

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One of my favorite things to make each spring is pea puree. It’s so fresh and light; perfect for a spring day. In truth, you can make it any time of year, but I like to make it in the spring and summer when you need a great no-cook recipe. Don’t let preconceptions about the… Read More →

Scottsdale Living Magazine – SPRING 2013

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Spring 2013 Health & Beauty Time for a tune-up Growing up in upstate New York, I can still remember those early April track meets where I was forced to wait until the last minute in the freezing cold to strip off my warm-up suit just so I could have the tortuous pleasure of sprinting 400… Read More →

Springtime Finds: Decor, Items To Brighten Up Your Home

by in Interior Design

Spring is here, and moods are instantly lifted. So why not add a little life to your home as well? Celebrate spring with the right home decor. Here are five ideas that will bring spring to you, brightening your home while simultaneously lifting your mood: Add pops of color in your decor Nothing says spring… Read More →