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  • Pretty little baked goods

    I love decorating cakes and cupcakes. I make my frosting from scratch, fill up my piping bags, and have super fun art time. I am even thinking of doing a separate short segment on the website just for cake decorating tips. While ...
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  • Salsa Showdown

    This weekend we will be going to the Salsa Showdown to do demos! We made several salsas last year, but this year we are going to be branching out to make homemade tortillas and sopapillas. There is absolutely nothing like a fresh,...
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  • Fresh Figs and Hand Picked Olives

    One of the coolest things about buying a new house is the first spring when you find out what kinds of plants and trees are growing in your yard. Aside from three giant fig trees growing in our yard, there is an olive tree already ...
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  • Do you pin?

    By this point, Pinterest is to some of us a ridiculously addictive habit. Scrolling through for ideas and being able to pin my own has helped me plan baby showers, (thank goodness they have a hidden pin option), decorate my house, ...
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  • Fun with Toaster ovens

    My bachelor boyfriend doesn't have an oven. Doesn't feel he needs one. Everything he cooks can be done in the microwave, George Foreman, and the toaster oven. After spending a year cooking using only a George Foreman, microwave, and...
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  • Come and get it!!!!

    Ahhh....the Sunday Roast. A noble tradition probably started in the 50's when moms had time to cook, clean, raise kids, do their nails, wash clothes, build tree houses, work on world peace, etc. I recently bought a chuck roast the o...
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  • Slow Cooker Comfort

    There is nothing that makes you feel like sitting around and eating comfort food more than a rainy day. Whether it is a pot of chili, roast beef, chicken and dumplings, or just a giant cup of hot chocolate while being cuddled up un...
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  • Getting back on track

    I don’t know about all of you, but the holidays wiped me out! Between holiday parties, family get togethers, the shopping and wrapping, cooking, messed up time schedules, and more holiday parties, I need a nap! And now here we are...
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  • Holiday party at your house!

    Unless you are having a formal gathering, you will probably be at Christmas parties with finger foods and spiked apple cider, and you better invite us! In the spirit of holiday deliciousness, here are a few treats you can serve to ...
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  • All I want for Christmas is food!

    Finding that perfect gift for the holidays can be hard, especially on your wallet, but everybody likes food! They may not like your taste in art, they may already have the kitchen appliance you chose, and don’t get me started on bu...
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  • It's the most wonderful time of the year

    I don't know about y'all but, Christmas music drives me to drink and eat. It doesn't help that half of all Christmas songs involve eating or drinking. Usually both. Let's see...

    Christmas Song goes "Chestnuts roasting over...
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  • Eating Between the Holidays

    So, we have one food holiday down, one to go, then will come drinking on New Year. After that comes resolutions to get rid of all the holiday food in time for summer. It is hard to get into the healthy mindset with all the wonderf...
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