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The Better Chip Review

September 18, 2014 Food

The folks at The Better Chip sent me some samples to try out recently. Good stuff. Hubby and I both enjoyed tasting the different varieties. What makes these unique is that it is not a flavoring they add to the outside of all the same chip – instead the ingredients are actually in the chip! […]

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Smashed Pumpkin Pie Cocktail for Fall

September 12, 2014 Food

The weather has turned chilly here in St. Louis for autumn and it makes me very happy. One of the things I hear this time of year is about certain coffee drinks with pumpkin flavor, well I’m not really a coffee drinker, I’m more of a cocktail drinker. So here is my nod to the […]

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Grilled Plums with Port Sauce Over Vanilla Ice Cream

September 3, 2014 Food

On Labor Day Hubby grilled and made us a wonderful BBQ dinner but even better was the grilled dessert he made for us. Grilled plums with port sauce that we served over vanilla ice cream. It was the perfect dessert to end our meal. I found the original recipe watching Steven Raichlen’s grilling show recently. […]

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Cooking With Your Kids #Infographic

August 30, 2014 Food

This week’s infographic was delivered straight to my inbox by one of my favorite brands, Cabot Cheese. This one is great because it shares ideas on how to get your kids involved in the kitchen. Not only does this create family time together but you also are teaching skills everyone needs and getting kids involved […]

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Island Sunburt Cocktail Perfect for Labor Day

August 29, 2014 Food

Labor Day weekend is here and it marks the unofficial end of summer. This week’s cocktail and its tropical flavors is the perfect end for summer, the Island Sunburst. Picture yourself back on the beach relaxing and soaking in the sun. This will be what I am drinking Monday for our Labor Day BBQ. Island Sunburst Cocktail […]

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Healthy Eating Healthy You Recipe Contest

August 28, 2014 Food

This is a recipe c0ntest I had to share with you all because the focus is on healthier eating. Don’t worry about voting either – while the entries are open to public voting that does not impact the winner. The winners will be chosen by the BrightFocus Foundation. The prize is a $100 Target gift […]

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Beat the Heat with Frozen Cocktail Recipes

August 22, 2014 Food

This summer has been really mild in St. Louis for the most part, but this week the temperatures have finally started to soar along with the humidity. We are looking at heat indexes around 107° F the next few days. I don’t know about you, but for me that is a tad bit oppressive. I’m […]

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Food From the 70s: Throwback Thursday

August 21, 2014 Food

The other day I was talking to someone about food and started chatting about foods we remember from our childhood. I thought this would be a fun Throwback Thursday post. Below are three things I remember from back in the 70s that I never see any longer. Do you remember these? Doritos & Ott’s Dressing […]

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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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