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Homemade eCreamery 3 Cocoa Bean Chocolate Ice Cream

I made eCreamery 3 Cocoa Bean Chocolate Ice Cream yesterday and it is a very close second to the Buttered Salted Caramel I made the other day. Making ice cream is a little like magic, don’t you think? Dumping a couple of things into an ice cream maker and then peeking in just a short […]

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The “Reinvent a Classic” Challenge with Alexia 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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Foodily.com Giveaway: Spices from Juliet Mae Fine Spices

If you are getting your grill on this 4th of July, you will want to make sure to check out Foodily.com for tasty recipes to make your meal complete. In fact, Foodily is so excited about sharing recipes for a tasty celebration, they are giving away a new Juliet Mae Fine Spice grilling sampler pack […]

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The Dole Salad Bloggers Summit – Monterey, California

(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}

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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Homemade Twix Caramel Cookie Bars

Convenience Store Living {Recipe: Homemade Twix Caramel Cookie Bars}

After the egg cream float, daycare days, we moved to the country. Well, it was 3 1/2 miles south of the tiny town I went to school in, but to a young girl, that was country. There was no Pizza Hut delivery. There were no friends just dropping in to see if I wanted to […]

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

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

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}

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}

  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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