Italian Cookies

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  Here’s an easy recipe for the 4th of July or any holiday, depending on the color of sprinkles that you use.  I used lemon extract and grated lemon peel for the cookie, but you could use another extract flavor such as vanilla, anise, orange, or almond.   I used vanilla extract for the glaze but […]

Eco-Foil Pans and T-Shirt Giveaway!

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER!  THANKS FOR ENTERING!   I use A LOT of foil pans when I freeze my make-ahead meals.  So when I had the chance to review Eco-Foil Pans, I was a very happy camper!  Now that I know where I can buy Eco-Foil Pans, I will no longer feel guilty about disposing […]

Zoku Quick Pop Maker Giveaway from CHEFS Catalog!

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED! THANKS FOR ENTERING!   I have another great giveaway for ya! The folks at CHEFS Catalog have sent me a Zoku Quick Pop Maker to review and they’re giving away a Pop Maker to one of my readers!  Check out this video!     The winner will also get a copy […]

Melt in Your Month Monday (Week 19)

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Welcome to Melt in Your Mouth Monday!     Here are the 3 most viewed recipes from last week’s Melt in Your Mouth Blog Hop! Thanks for linking up everyone!  :)   #1 Chicken Bruschetta from ecoMomical Me   #2 Sugar Cookies (think Lofthouse) from Shugary Sweets   #3 Cavatini from Fancy Frugalista!    

Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party in Boston

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  Hey Everyone!  I was just wondering if any of you in the Boston area are going to the Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party in Boston this weekend?  I’ve never been before.  Have you?  Here are the details:   June 24, 25, 26, 2011 Friday noon to 10PM.  Saturday noon to 10PM.  Sunday noon to […]

The Japanese Grill Cookbook Winner!

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  Thanks for entering this giveaway!  The winner of The Japanese Grill goes to…   #104!   Congratulations Terri S.!     *I’d like to thank Ten Speed Press for my review copy and for giving away a copy to one of my readers.

Tiramisu Trifle

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  One of my favorite desserts is Tiramisu.  I love the coffee flavor!  So I was thinking…why not turn it into a trifle?  There’s just something about a nice chilled trifle on a hot summer day!  Don’t you think?   The Tiramisu part of this recipe is in my cookbook.  Add a couple of boxes […]

Blue Ridge Jams Winner!

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Thanks for entering this giveaway!  The winner of the $30 gift card for Blue Ridge Jams is…   #124!   Congratulations Lynda Clark!     *I’d like to thank Blue Ridge Jams for sending me some delicious products to review!    

Melt in Your Mouth Monday (Week 18)

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Welcome to Melt in Your Mouth Monday! I hope all of the Dads in your life had a great Father’s Day!     The 3 most viewed recipes from last week’s Melt in Your Mouth Blog Hop were:   #1 Crock Pot Chicken, Broccoli and Cheese Tater Tot Casserole from Crock Pot Recipe Exchange   […]

The Japanese Grill Cookbook Giveaway!

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  American grilling, Japanese flavors: That’s the irresistible idea behind The Japanese Grill. In this bold cookbook, chef Tadashi Ono and writer Harris Salat, avid grillers, both share a key insight: that live-fire cooking marries perfectly with mouthwatering Japanese ingredients like soy sauce and miso. Packed with fast-and-easy recipes, versatile marinades, and step-by-step techniques, The […]

Blue Ridge Jams Giveaway

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER! Blue Ridge Jams have over 200 varieties of products which include jam, jelly, pickles, relish, chow chow, conserve, chutney, pie fillings, preserves, syrup, salsa, and apple and peach butter.  They have been making their fine gourmet food products in the Blue Ridge Mountains since 1961. One of the nice things that […]

Melt in Your Mouth Monday (Week 17)

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Welcome to another Melt in Your Mouth Monday!     Here are the 3 most viewed recipes from last week’s MIYMM!   Tied for #1 Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole from Mandy’s Recipe Box   Tied for #1 Blueberries and Cream Cake from Flour Me With Love   #2 Creamy Chicken and Noodles from Retro Housewife:  […]