King Arthur Flour Winner!


Thanks so much for entering this giveaway!  The winner of the King Arthur Carrot Cake, Dinner Roll Mix, and a copy of the King Arthur Newsletter – The Baking Sheet, goes to….#119!  Congratulations AJ! 119 aj says: October 26, 2010 at 3:06 pm • Edit I’m a fan of King Arthur on facebook *I’d like […]

Junior’s Cheesecake Cookbook Giveaway


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! Are you a cheesecake fan?  I am!  I’ll never forget eating my very first New York-Style cheesecake in New York City many years ago.  I ate every bit of it!  That is one happy food memory!    When I had the opportunity to review Junior’s Cheesecake Cookbook, I jumped at […]

Last Minute Halloween Ideas from Taste of Home


Between my full-time teaching job, physical therapy for my shoulder, endless errands, and just being pooped at the end of the day, I haven’t found the time to cook anything special lately (which means no recipes to blog about). Sorry! My boys are ages 21 and 16, so Halloween is not a big deal in my […]

Biddeford Warming Blanket Review from 2010-10-6 20-16

Remember I said that I was going to review this Biddeford Warming Blanket from  Well, it was finally cold enough the last few days to fire her up!  Yes, I happily preheated my side of the bed before I got in it and let me tell you…it was warm and cozy! I ordered a […]

King Arthur Giveaway

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! I have a great new giveaway for you guys!  The folks at King Arthur Flour sent me their Classic Carrot Cake Mix with Cream Cheese Frosting and Soft White Dinner Roll Mix to review and give away! They are also giving you a copy of their award-winning newsletter ~ The […]

Link Up! The Theme is…Pumpkin!


I love anything with pumpkin in it…pumpkin pie, cheesecake, muffins, donuts, quick bread, you name it!  Now that it’s pumpkin season, I’d love to see YOUR pumpkin recipes!  So link up to your blog recipe below and be sure to link up to your post, not your home page. I wish I had some pumpkin […]

Madeline Pan Review from Csn Stores


I always wanted to make Madeline cookies around the holidays.  Now I can make them thanks to!  I had a great recipe for Madeline cookies but I couldn’t find Madeline pans anywhere.  When asked if I’d like to review a product for them, I knew exactly what to review…these Kaiser Classic Madeline pans!  […]

How to Cook a Turkey Winner


Thanks for entering this giveaway!  I loved hearing about your favorite Thanksgiving dishes!  The winner of How to Cook a Turkey and All the Other Trimmings goes to… #16!  Congratulations Becca! Becca says: October 12, 2010 at 7:09 am I’m a friend of your page on Facebook *I’d like to thank The Taunton Press for […]

Teriyaki Chicken

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  One of our favorite “make-ahead” meals is Teriyaki Chicken.  It’s a great family-friendly recipe!  It bakes in the wonderful marinade, so it comes out nice and juicy.  I like to make several batches of this recipe and freeze the marinated chicken in freezer bags. If you’re not into freezing your meals ahead, prepare this the […]

How to Cook a Turkey Giveaway


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! I’ve been preparing Thanksgiving Dinner at my house for about 10 years.  It’s my favorite dinner to cook, but it can be overwhelming.  I’m usually responsible for cooking a 24 lb. turkey, bread stuffing, mashed potatoes, mashed turnip, creamed onions, pumpkin pie, and usually cookies for the kids. My advice:  […]

Winner of Recipes & Recollections from the Better Baker!


Thanks for entering to win Marsha Baker’s new cookbook Recipes & Recollections from the Better Baker!  I really enjoyed your comments  on your dishes that bring back memories! The winner of this fabulous cookbook goes to…#70!  Congratulations Mrs. Shukra! 70 mrsshukra says: October 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm Twitter follower, same name! I’d like to […]

Csn Stores Review Coming Soon! 2010-10-6 20-16

CSN Stores have over 200 online stores where you can find everything from stylish handbags, to modern bar furniture, or great cookware!  I’ve been very happy with their products and you can’t beat their quick shipping! I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to review another product from CSN Stores!  With the cold weather creeping up […]