History Lesson {Recipe: Root Beer Float Popsicles}

Black Book Recipes

My mom taught me a valuable lesson when I was younger. “Kristen… you’ll always be able to tell the best recipes in a cookbook by the wrinkles and splatters on the pages. The worse the page looks, the better the recipe. You’ll know exactly what recipes the cook turned to time and time again by…

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Simple and Special {Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Oreo Cookies on a Stick}

Oreo Sticks

Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the outlandish, especially when it comes to kids. I forget that to get smiles on their faces, it doesn’t always require something big and grandiose. In this day and age of elaborate kid parties, parents determined to outdo each other and hyped up hoopla, take some…

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Go Green With Sunkist Valencia Oranges {Recipe: Creamy Orange Milkshake}

Orange Cream Shake Recipe

This post brought to you by Sunkist. All opinions are 100% mine. So, oranges are supposed to be orange, right? Guess what… not always! I know…that’s news to me too. I just assumed with a name like orange you’d be that color, but with Sunkist® Valencia oranges, that’s not always the case. I recently found…

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

caramel ice cream 2

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

Cherry pops vert

  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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On a Stick by Matt Armendariz {Recipe: Caramel Popcorn Balls)

OnaStick Cookbook collage

I have what I would call a somewhat strange obsession with food trucks and fair food. We don’t have many food trucks in Kansas, unless you count the ice cream man, but fairs? Boy oh boy do we have fairs and from a young age, I have been fascinated by the food served at these…

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Strawberry Temptation {Recipe: Strawberries with Maple Cream Sauce}

maple strawberries

April in Kansas is not a good time for strawberries, yet each and every year, around this time, I get tempted. The weather warms up and I want fresh fruit. I walk into the grocery store and see the displays of red, ripe strawberries and can’t resist them. I get them home, wash them and…

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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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