Share Our Strength

HELP END CHILDHOOD HUNGER! From now until December 31, 2009 I will donate 10% of the fees for my “At Home with Vicki Bensinger”, In-Home Culinary Classes for children to Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale. To schedule a class for your child whether it be a private...

Bizarre Foods

Bizarre Foods

Last night before turning out the lights my husband and I watched “Bizarre Foods” on The Travel Channel. I had never seen this show before and have to say by the time it was over I headed to the bathroom to take a couple of Tums. The host of...

Fresh Fruit and Fresh Fruit Juices

Fresh Fruit and Fresh Fruit Juices

With spring almost here I find myself purchasing more fresh fruit to store in my refrigerator and in a bowl on my kitchen table. This morning as I was getting ready to eat an orange I thought back on all those oranges I ate as a child, never once...

Grapes and Your Pet

Grapes and Your Pet

I use to have this wonderful chocolate lab that I absolutely adored that loved to play with grapes. He use to throw them up in the air and roll around on them but never ate them. Of course if he had it wouldn’t have mattered to me, until now!...

Grapes and your Pet

Grapes and your Pet

I use to have this wonderful chocolate lab that absolutely loved to play with grapes. Funny thing is he never ate them but if he had it wouldn’t have mattered to me at least not until now! Today I read this article and couldn’t believe what I was reading....

Black Garlic

I read an interesting article today and just had to share it. Of course I haven’t experienced this product myself to give you first hand knowledge about it but plan to order some for myself and then report back to you on it. I’m talking about Black Garlic. I’ve...

Spring Classes

I have created a few new culinary classes for spring that I hope you will like. With spring just a couple of weeks away it’s the perfect time to be thinking about lighter menus and colorful platters of fresh spring vegetables. As always with my In-Home Culinary Classes feel...

Spring Classes

Spring Classes

Spring is just a couple of weeks away and I’ve been putting together some fun menus that I will share in a few days. However, if you’re looking for a light flavorful menu with lots of color you’ll love the spring menus I’ll be teaching. Also whether you’re celebrating...