California Avocados Direct {Recipe: Avocado Dip}

Held Avocado

Have you ever tasted an avocado? I mean….really tasted an avocado? I thought I had – I make avocado fries, salads with avocado and avocado ranch dressing, guacamole and more. I eat avocado’s straight up with a bit of Kosher salt and I love them on a sandwich. I recently received a shipment of California…

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Easter Brunch and Triple Chocolate Cookies

triple chocolate cookies

You know there’s something wrong when you get a plate of these Triple Chocolate Cookies in front of you and the last thing you really want to do is eat one. That’s how things have been for me around here lately. I’ve been under the weather since a week ago Thursday. I went to the…

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Kettle Krispie Treats – A Rice Krispies Easter Recipe Challenge

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4/12/2011 The Giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Kelly T from Texas Type A Mom! Oh, friends… do I have a treat for you! I can’t wait to share what I have joined together with 3 of my Kansas City blogging friends to create. I’ll give you a hint. You know Kettle Corn? That delicious,…

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Celebrate Grilled Cheese Month with Jarlsberg Cheese

Jarlsberg Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This past fall, I ate the grilled cheese sandwich that would make all other grilled cheese sandwiches inferior. Never again would I be satisfied with a plain, old, boring run of the mill grilled cheese sandwich. I would need a sandwich with only the finest cheese, ham and bread, toasted perfectly with the right amount…

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CLOSED Giveaway – KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment for Homemade Pasta

Homemade Mac & Cheese Pasta Noodles

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, randomly chosen through Random.org, of the KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment is…. Leah from the blog “So, How’s it Taste?” Congrats Leah! I’m excited to have another blogger to share in the fun of homemade pasta! (If you weren’t the lucky winner, just an FYI that Amazon has the…

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Celebrating Easter with Breakstone’s Sour Cream

Easter Kelly

Easter has always been one of those holidays for my family that is spent with our “friends” family… you know, those friends and neighbors that are so close you feel like they are family? Both my parents and my in-laws don’t live near us, so when we aren’t able to make it home for a…

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The Happiness Report #7

Self Portrait Kristen Doyle

Hi friends! I know it has been quiet around here the last 2 weeks. For those of you who don’t know, my beloved camera is in the shop, which to me has been like losing an appendage. I take my camera with me everywhere. I’m lucky to have some good friends who have jumped in…

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Mathematics {Recipe: Breakfast Oatmeal Pie}

Breakfast Pie

Today is pi day…3.14. Since I am a food blogger, I am going to join the masses of others who turn this mathematics focused day into something food related. Pie day. Pie is much more fun than the actual math related pi, don’t you think? In all honesty, math is not my strong suit. In…

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