Real Food at Denica’s

If you have never worked in a restaurant, you might be surprised at how many of your favorite foods at other restaurants are actually processed foods that are just reheated or deep fried.  Not at Denica’s. Our potatoes are raw and fresh when they arrive, and we prepare them fresh daily for our breakfast.  Our […]

Surefire Way to find True Love

Adopt a pet.  Research shows that pet owners live longer, happier lives than non-pet owners.  Up to 8 million pets enter shelters each year, so find puppy love pronto. The Benefits: Live longer. A study by the US Dept. of Health found that 28% of heart patients with pets survived serious heart attacks, compared to […]

Recipe of the Month: Pecan Cranberry Salad

The holidays were never complete when I was a kid without some kind of Jello mold…although that seems dated and retro, I can’t seem to break that tradition! This one is my son Nick’s favorite-it’s perfect for Thanksgiving! Pecan Cranberry Salad 1 (15 oz) can crushed pineapple, drained, 1 cup pineapple juice reserved 1 cup […]

Easy, Edible Centerpiece Idea for your Holiday Table

Flowers are beautiful, but a sleek glass vase filled with fresh produce can look just as lovely.  For a smaller display, fill pretty, small glass vessels with shallots, grape tomatoes, or fresh cranberries.  In a larger vase or footed glass bowl, pile in some mixed citrus or apples.

Changing My Focus

I really like to write.  It is hard to put the newsletter together, but writing is fun.  With the newsletter, I struggled with the formatting and the pictures and the text boxes and the font sizes…So many of you tell me you loved the newsletter, but alas, I have decided to take the pressure off […]