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August 16 is Bratwurst Day + Sausages Around the World Infographic

August 16, 2014 Food

Today, August 16, is Bratwurst Day! For those not in the know, bratwurst is a classic German sausage. St. Louis has a large German heritage and so brats are a common item especially for grilling in the summertime. There are two bratwurst festivals in the USA each year. The largest in Bucyrus, Ohio and another […]

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5 Shark Week Cocktail Recipes

August 15, 2014 Food

Have you been enjoying Shark Week? Sharks really are fascinating creatures. To finish off Shark Week I thought I would share some cocktails perfect for the occasion. While all of the cocktail recipes today have alcohol, you could easily make some non-alcoholic drinks using fruit juices and sodas and use the garnishes, like the wedge […]

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Hatch Green Chile Salsa Recipes and Giveaway

August 13, 2014 Food

The folks at My Brother’s Salsa are back with another seasonal specialty salsa, Hatch Green Chile Salsa. I have not yet tried this one but it sounds so delicious! Green chiles from the Hatch region of New Mexico are blended with sweet tomatoes, a splash of key lime and pinch of blue agave for an […]

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Really Helpful Basic Wine Guide Infographic

July 26, 2014 Food

For this week’s infographic I found a really helpful guide about wine. Be sure to click on the infographic to see the full size to make it more readable as there is a lot of info on this one but in small print. This infographic is from Wine Folly and their site has an assortment […]

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Arise My Love – Champagne Cocktail Recipe

July 25, 2014 Food

This week’s cocktail is simple and elegant. Arise My Love is a champagne cocktail with just two common ingredients. This would be perfect to add to a breakfast in bed or to serve at a Sunday brunch. Arise My Love Champagne Cocktail Ingredients: 1 part crème de menthe 4 parts chilled champagne (or sparkling wine) […]

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How the World Grills [infographic]

July 19, 2014 Food

We are big fans of grilling in the USA but there are lots of other grilling methods besides the barbecue pits we are used to. This week’s infographic shares with you seven other ways people around the world grill their food. Have you tried any of these methods before? What is your favorite food to […]

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Margarita Chicken Recipe

July 15, 2014 Food

Here is a super easy and super delicious recipe for Margarita Chicken. I served this with green beans that I added cilantro and garlic to and some corn on the cob with lime and cumin. It was a huge hit with both Hubby and I. Had I known it was going to be so good […]

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Coffee Filters to Cheese Graters: Creative Ways to Use Just About Everything

July 14, 2014 Food

I am always amazed at the clever and creative ways that folks come up to use items in a non-traditional way. My friend, Tara Ziegmont of Feels Like Home, is great at this and has written an eBook filled with amazing ideas. When she asked if I would like to be an affiliate I said […]

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National Mojito Day and Pineapple Mojito Recipe

July 11, 2014 Food

Another one of these great holidays is upon us. Today is National Mojito Day! Woohoo, I’m happy to celebrate that. I love a good classic mojito but I am finding I enjoy a lot of the newer twists on mojitos as well. This week’s cocktail recipe is a Pineapple Mojito. Doesn’t than sound refreshing? Thanks […]

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Nonni’s Biscotti Bites Review & Giveaway

July 9, 2014 Food

Are you dunker? I am not, but Hubby is and so was my Grandpa H. He loved to dunk things in his coffee. I am sure Grandpa would have loved Nonni’s Biscotti Bites as much as Hubby and I enjoyed the samples Nonni’s sent to me. They are so yummy, dunked or un-dunked! Since I […]

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