Category Archives: Food and Drink

6 Fun Mocktails to Celebrate New Year’s With

Are you ready to celebrate New Year's Eve with a fun cocktail, but don't drink alcohol? Have you volunteered to be the designated driver for the evening's festivities? If so, you'll want to whip up one of these mocktails that are as fun and delicious as their alcohol-infused cousins.   Mock Sangria Ingredients: 1 orange, sliced 1/4 cup fresh raspberries 2…

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Weird Things You Can Do With Tofu

If you're a vegetarian or vegan, you've probably found a lot of creative things to do with tofu, but this protein-packed food is still new to many people. Since we know some of the residents of our Vallejo, CA apartments like to get inventive in the kitchen, we've found a few interesting things people can…

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2 Great Vegan Appetizers for Your Next Party

Are you expecting vegan guests at your next get-together? No worries! While the vegan diet may seem difficult to cater to, these two recipes are easy to make. Plus, they're so delicious, you might find your non-vegan friends chowing on these tasty treats, as well.  Marinated Mushrooms Ingredients: 12 ounces cremini mushrooms 2 tablespoons white wine…

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Refreshing Summer Drinks

The arrival of summer has ushered in a time of picnics and pool parties. Refreshing drinks featuring the fresh fruits and flavors of the season are a staple at these gatherings. We wanted to pass along some fun (non-alcoholic) summer beverage ideas. Our Vallejo, CA apartments provide easy access to nearby grocery stores and farmers markets, so you can…

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Best New Kitchen Gadgets

Kitchen gadgets are a chef’s best friend. They are designed to make meal prep easier while also helping you experiment with new recipes. The following gadgets are the top must-have kitchen tools for both beginner and expert home cooks. Potato Ricer A potato ricer is an essential item for your apartment kitchen if you are a…

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