Melt in Your Mouth Monday #24


Welcome to another Melt in Your Mouth Monday!     Is it really August already?  Teachers like me cringe when we have to flip our calendars to August.  It signifies a few short weeks left of summer and there’s still so much I want to do.  If I could extend my summer vacation one extra […]

Salisbury Steak with “Eat Your Veggies” Gravy


Today’s guest post is from Loy. Her blog is called From Grandma Loy’s Kitchen!  After exchanging emails with Loy, I learned that she cooks a lot like me.  She has been preparing make-ahead meals for her family and friends for the last 40 years.  I can’t wait to share more of her recipes!  Today, she’s […]

You Can CAN Cookbook Giveaway!


THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED!   Are you into canning?  I love it!  I have canned jam, pickles, and salsa in the summer and have given them away as food gifts at Christmas time.  You can store your canned goods for 1 year, so now is the perfect time to can your favorites.  By the way, […]

Free DinneRevolution E Book Download!


  Today’s your lucky day!  Jeff Pirtle, (A.K.A. Chef Jeff), is getting ready to release his E Book DinneRevolution and would like to get some feedback on it, so he’s sharing it with all of you for FREE!  (The complete download is worth $27.00.)  The free download includes over 200 healthy and tasty recipes to simplify […]

Absolutely Chocolate Cookbook Winner!


Thanks for entering this giveaway!  I enjoyed reading about your favorite chocolate desserts!    Some of my favorite chocolate desserts are warm, fresh-baked peanut butter kiss cookies (when the chocolate kiss is soft and melts in your mouth), I cannot pass up a good Brownie, and I never get sick of Toll House cookies!   The […]

Baby Bullet Giveaway!

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER!   My boys are 22 and 17 years old, so I don’t need a product like this.  But I wish I had the Baby Bullet when they were babies.  I definitely would have used this!  Check out this video! The folks at Baby Bullet would like to give away this Baby […]

Artland Beverage Server Winner from CHEFS Catalog!


  Thanks for entering this fun giveaway!     The lucky winner of this Artland Twice as Nice Dual Beverage Server from CHEFS Catalog is…   #359   Congratulations Kelly D!     *I’d like to thank CHEFS Catalog for sponsoring this great giveaway!

Melt in Your Mouth Monday #23


  Welcome to Melt in Your Mouth Monday!     I’m glad you stopped by!  Check out the 3 most viewed recipes from last week’s Blog Hop!   #1 Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole from The Rickett Chronicles   #2 New York Crumb Cake from Cats and Casseroles   #3 Apple Fritter Bread from Flour Me […]

Chinese Cabbage Salad

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  I got this recipe from Nancy (a teacher friend from school).  She brought it to our end-of the-year Teacher Party in June.  It was delicious!  I’ve made it several times this summer for different get-togethers.  Most recently, I made it for Matthew’s Graduation Party and everyone loved it.  One batch (shown below) goes a […]

Winner of The Perfect Scoop Cookbook!

OOPS!  Sorry this is late!  I forgot all about it! The winner of The Perfect Scoop goes to… #104   Congratulations Kimberly!   *I’d like to thank Ten Speed Press for my review copy!  The recipes are amazing!

Absolutely Chocolate Cookbook Giveaway!


  THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER! Any chocoholics out there?!  For me, chocolate is definitely a guilty pleasure!   Absolutely Chocolate Irresistable Excuses to Indulge From the Editors of Fine Cooking   Absolutely Chocolate features 125 delicious recipes which include candy, cookies, truffles, brownies, muffins, tarts, layer cakes, and even hot cocoa.  You could enjoy Chocolate […]