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Yes, we millennials like to jump on the food trend bandwagon; so our kids have to come along for the ride. ...
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    I’ve Gotta Ham it to Ya

    Well, it’s Easter time and you know what that means, it’s ham time.  I absolutely love ham and so does my family.  This year, I wanted to create something a little different from the the glazed...
    March 24, 2016 538 0
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    Jump on the Amaro Bandwagon

    One of the hottest trends in 2016 is Amaro.  What is Amaro, you ask?  According to Food Republic Amaro is, “The term amari (amaro when singular) encompasses a number of bitter, herb-infused liqueurs. Traditionally, they’re made...
    March 2, 2016 362 0
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    Holy moly, Chicharones

    Living in Southern California, chicharones are a staple in our diet.  Chicharones are fried pork rinds.  Now, that may sound awful, but don’t knock til your try as they say.  Down here we like to have...
    March 2, 2016 538 0
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    Bad Hair Day?

    It’s that time again, veggie of the month.  It is none other than broccoli! This happens to be one of my family’s favorite vegetables, but I know how hard it can be to get the little...
    March 2, 2016 649 0
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    Mason Jar Meals

    Time was when Mason jars were in every Earth Mama’s pantry because every Earth Mama and her Earth Daughters and Earth Sons were hellbent on canning everything in sight. Today Mason jars are enjoying popularity in...
    March 2, 2016 695 0
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    To Spritz or Not to Spritz

    Ok, keeping up with our cookie them, we cannot leave out the infamous classic, the spritz cookie.  I am, personally, not the biggest fan.  When I was a kid it seemed like you needed a gallon...
    December 3, 2015 391 0
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    Mini Me

    When I saw Oreo and other cookie favorites make a mini version of the classics, I was overjoyed and thankful.  I love grabbing a bag or cup for the kids so I can eat them on...
    December 3, 2015 342 0
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    Goble, Goble…Oink, Oink

    The two most famous proteins that make an appearance on Thanksgiving are turkey and ham.  I am personally in love with glazed ham any day of the year, but I reach for both on Thanksgiving Day. ...
    November 19, 2015 475 0
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    Turduck-What?

    Turducken is a dish consisting of a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, stuffed into a deboned turkey. Outside of the United States, it is known as a Three Bird Roast. Gooducken is a traditional...
    November 19, 2015 463 0
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    Mashing the Competition

    It’s that time of year again, my favorite time, Thanksgiving.  I know that most of the traditional fare does not appeal to the little stomachs of the family.  Personally, I found it hard to get my...
    November 19, 2015 436 0
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    Sweaters, Football, and Food!

    It is that time of the year…leaves are falling, it’s cold outside, and comfort food is the name of the game.  Comfort often gets a bad rap.  Usually loaded with carbs or fat, but oh, oh...
    November 12, 2015 436 0
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    Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

    Well as fall rolls around, we all know what to expect.  Love or hate it pumpkin spice is EVERYWHERE!  Even my twelve year old daughter wants to jump on the orange bandwagon and insists upon needing...
    November 12, 2015 335 0
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    Halloween is Corny

    Candy corn has to be one of the most recognized candies during the Halloween season.  Some hate it, some love, but we all have eaten it. The yellow, orange, and white triangles will forever be a...
    October 23, 2015 431 0
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    Crockpots – Not just a for the garage sale

    Getting together with friends and family at a good restaurant or at someone else’s house is always a nice way to spend an evening, but when the hustly bustleness of the holidays starts to make your...
    September 3, 2015 749 0
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    Better Bod. Better Smile.

    When we think of fresh produce, we tend to dwell for a long time on sweet oranges (paired with semi-sweet chocolate, a combo that cannot be surpassed by anyone anytime anyhow) and/or huge Fuji apples, which...
    August 10, 2015 733 0
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    Who’s Hungry Now!

    Some of know people who are in a state of perpetual training. Iron Man. This Marathon. That Marathon. Rugby season. Whatever. Really. WhatEVER. But even though we personally are not marathoners in the strictest, most athletic...
    August 10, 2015 577 0
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    Boozy Cupcakes

    Desserts Is Stressed Spelled Backwards Remember, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere in this big ol’ world, and Happy Hour might as well involve cupcakes wherever it is. Seriously, boozy cupcakes sound like exactly the cocktail we need...
    August 9, 2015 712 0