A new video episode is here! We test out recipes from the August 2018 issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine. Our signature cocktail for the month is a Salty Be-otch, Rob’s inspired take on a Salty Dog. Join us for all the fun on our August 2018 episode, now available on the Could Be Better Podcast feed or here on CouldBeBetterPodcast.com. Recipe prep by Tim Lawton, Music by Bensound.com. Peaches provided by Clarke’s Family Farm.
On a sweltering summer day, Rob and J. sample no-cook summer recipes from the July 2018 issue of Better Homes & Gardens, including a berry lemonade martini. Thanks to Tim for preparing wonderful food once again, and to Michael for stepping in as cameraman. Listen to the full July episode today!
Go behind the scenes with us when we recorded the June 2018 episode. Here, we discuss the South Carolina garage converted to a beach house, as featured in the June 2018 issue of Better Homes and Gardens magazine (page 60). But who is the unnamed man in the photoshoot? We also discuss a new product for our new as-yet-only-fantasized-about lifestyle brand inspired by Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James line.
Everything’s coming up roses! At least, everything in Chef Tim’s kitchen as we try out a few recipes from the June 2018 issue. While on a quick Memorial Day weekend getaway to Provincetown, MA, we sampled the feature recipe from the Roses Parade article (page 134), the rose and pink peppercorn donut tea cakes. These moist, gently-flavored cakes have a cream cheese glaze and beautiful rose petal and peppercorn “sprinkles.” We also sipped on a rose syrup cocktail, juiced to the max with grapefruit juice and a healthy dose of vodka, of course. Check out the video on our YouTube channel and get a preview of our upcoming June 2018 episode, coming to your podcast feed soon.
Tim grabbed some footage of us mid-recording as we reviewed some of the recipes found in the May 2018 issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine. In this special behind-the-scenes appetizer, we talk spatchcocking, #tacos, and daydrinking while sipping drinks and spilling the tea. It’s just a little taste of the entire episode! You can also watch our pregame recipe taste testing on our YouTube channel.
Rob mixes up a shaker full of the Tulip, our signature cocktail for May, as presented in the pages of the latest issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine. (We’re a little skeptical of how it’s going to taste, but we loved the rest of Elizabeth Moyer’s feature article, so we’re game to try it.) Next, we sample two broccoli stem (yes, stem!) dishes prepared by Tim, Rob’s partner, plus a Lemony Veggie Bruschetta–all recipes from the issue, of course! Have a watch as we try out new drinks and dishes before taping the latest episode of the show (which you can listen to here).