Thursday Things

Here are this week’s Thursday Things: 1. Better Homes and Gardens interviewed me and featured me on their site I was flattered and honored when they asked me. Never in a...

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Capresso Espresso and Cappuccino Machine Giveaway

I recently received this Capresso EC100 Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine ($149.99 value) Would you like to create new and delicious gourmet coffee beverages quickly and easily at home with this...

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Chocolate Chip and Cherry Blondies

Have you been buying your weight in summer fruit every time you go to the grocery store or pass a farmers market? Okay, well I have. Especially cherries. I love cherries....

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Vanilla + Ice Cream

It’s National Vanilla Ice Cream Day today. I just love summer food holidays, don’t you? Allow me to twist your arm with 10 vanilla + ice cream recipes. I’m sure it’ll...

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Corn and Double Cheese Dip

Corn is in season and I love a good dip. You can see where I’m going with this. I especially love a dip that takes 30 seconds to make and is...

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Rainbow Flag Recipes

It’s Pride Weekend here in San Diego. In honor of rainbow flags flying, here are my rainbow-colored recipes for a very rainbow flag-flying kind of weekend. Red Stovetop Hot Pepper Jelly...

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Vintage Cast Iron

I wandered into my favorite thrift store earlier in the week and in the 3+ years that I’ve been going there, I’ve never seen cast iron there. The store is located...

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Thursday Things

Time for this week’s Thursday Things: 1. Vanilla Bean Sampler – 3 beans each from 9 countries = 27 beans for $44.95 Madagascan Mexican Ugandan Indonesian Tongan Indian Bourbon (Papua New...

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Zoku Single Quick Pop Maker and Chocolate Station Giveaway

I recently received this Zoku Single Quick Pop Maker The patented Zoku Single Quick Pop Maker freezes ice pops in as little as seven minutes right on your countertop without electricity....

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Barbeque Tofu with Pineapple and Mango

Tofu at most Asian restaurants is usually so good that I’m left thinking about it weeks after I’ve had it. It’s a perfectly cooked balance of crispy and tender, firm yet...