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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...

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Peachy Keen

It’s National Peach Ice Cream Day today and although I don’t have any peach ice cream recipes, I have 10 ideas that play upon peaches + ice cream. Mango, apricots, oranges,...

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Chocolate Cake Batter Milkshake

Drinking a whole chocolate cake batter milkshake sure beats the one or two measly licks of the batter that’s on the beaters after making a chocolate cake. Then again I’ve never...

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Started Off With A Bang

Friday the 13th started off with a bang. Someone smashed Scott’s car windows and broke into his car overnight. There was absolutely nothing in the car to take, but apparently the...

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Sprinkles and Klutzy

I really could not plan this. First, it’s Friday the 13th. Yes, quite a superstitious day. In addition to that, today’s National Food Holiday just happens to be Kitchen Klutzes of...

Thursday Things

Here are this week’s Thursday Things: 1. I was asked to be a contributor in Kelly Lester’s new cookbook, Cooking With Trader Joe’s Cookbook, available in stores September 2012. It’s the...

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PB Crave Peanut Butter Giveaway

I recently received 4 jars of PB Crave peanut butter. It’s been quite the week of peanut butter and I’m not complaining. PB Crave is artisan-crafted using high-quality ingredients and comes...