The “Reinvent a Classic” Challenge with Alexia Fries

Alexia SP Fries

I’ll admit that sometimes being a food blogger is tough work. Slaving over the stove each day, trying out new recipes, sampling this and that…all for you, our dear readers. For example, guess what challenge I am currently taxed with? Creating a new Fench fry flavor for Alexia foods! It is going to require day…

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The Dole Salad Bloggers Summit – Monterey, California

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(Above Video courtesy of Dole) Last month I had the opportunity to head out to Monterey, California to spend time with some key people from Dole Fresh Vegetables as part of the Dole Salad Bloggers Summit. As is the case with many blogging trips, I was surrounded by some very talented and genuine bloggers. Joining me…

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Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Giveaway {Recipe: eCreamery Buttered Salted Caramel Ice Cream}

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner of the Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker & eCreamery Gourmet Flavorings Pack is Richard H from FoodPhotoNYC.com. Congrats & thank you everyone for entering. I made homemade ice cream earlier this week and when I tasted it, I immediately thought “I hope this is what heaven tastes like”. I’m…

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Alluring Cake Balls {Recipe: Thin Mint Chocolate Cake Balls}

Thin Mint Cake Balls in Hand

I’ve heard the talk of them over the past couple of years… these little things called cake balls. As much as I love cake – I really, really love cake – the cake balls never really tempted me. I have been able to avoid cake balls, un-phased by their alluring pull all over the internet….

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The Happiness Report #10

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I hinted to this some earlier in the week, but… My brother has cancer. We found out this week that he has Stage 4 cancer in the form of an inoperable mass pressing against his esophagus. In addition, we were told this evening that his spine is deteriorating, which most likely means the cancer has…

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Morning Comfort {Recipe: Sour Cream Banana Pancakes}

Banana Pancakes

You know those mornings where you wake up and by 8am, life just seems a bit too overwhelming? Yeah… I’m having one of those days today. I’ll explain more when I know more, but for now if you could please just send good thoughts out to the universe for my brother, we would greatly appreciate…

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Green Valley Organics Giveaway {Recipe: Sweet Cherry Yogurt Popsicles}

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  It’s been a week of frozen treats and food On a Stick at our house. Today, I’m combining those two in a way that highlights all the goodness summer has to offer. Fresh Bing cherries are paired with delicious Green Valley Organics yogurt to produce a creamy, delicious Popsicle that will having you wishing…

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