Food

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National Popcorn Month and Science of Popcorn Infographic

October 18, 2014 Food

This week’s infographic is all about popcorn since October in National Popcorn Month. I have always been a fan of popcorn. When I was young my dad always made popcorn in a skillet on the stove – a black pan with a green lid. Over the top he added some melted butter. When I saw […]

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Angry Badger Cocktail Recipe with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Whisky

October 17, 2014 Food

As I mentioned in my recipe, Hard Apple Cider Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Whisky Sauce, I am currently infatuated with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. If you have not tried it, you must! I love all things cinnamon to start so this was a no brainer for me. For this week’s cocktail I thought I would find […]

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Hard Apple Cider Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Whisky Sauce Recipe

October 13, 2014 Food

Recently I went to O’Charley’s Restaurant and they had a new drink specials menu that had pairings of of beers and ciders along with shots. One jumped out at me, Angry Orchard Hard Apple Cider with a shot of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. Yes, please. It is a fabulous combo and that same night I picked […]

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Home Preserving Cookbook Review by Hubby

October 7, 2014 Food

Today’s post is from Hubby! He is the canner in our family so he was the perfect one to review this cookbook here on my blog. When I was a little kid I remember helping my grandma can things like beets, green beans, carrots, apple butter, and jellies. As an adult I thought it would […]

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Homemade Chili Recipe and Chili Linkup

October 3, 2014 Food

Today is the first day of the fall season that has really felt autumnal here in St. Louis. Yesterday we were in the mid 80’s but then a cold front came through overnight and now it is only 49° F today. That means it is the perfect weather for homemade chili. Everyone seems to have […]

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6 Fall Super Foods You Should Be Eating

October 1, 2014 Food

We all know by now that fresh fruits and vegetables are tremendously important to our bodies. In the autumn we have so much produce available to us but there are some foods that are “extra good” for us. Healthy eating gives us healthier bodies. Cooking these foods really is not hard either and the results […]

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Great Gift Idea for Men: Mantry

September 30, 2014 Food

While Hubby is actually easy to buy gifts for, not all men are. Recently Mantry contacted me about trying out their product and it sounded perfect for Hubby, and a lot of other guys I know, so I said yes. They sent out one of their Mantry crates and I surprised Hubby with it. I […]

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The #Hashtag Cocktail (recipe) and a #TypeACon fish tale

September 26, 2014 Food

This post is the third post in a series I am writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. Of course one of the other things I did at the Type-A Conference this past weekend was spend just a little time in the bar. The Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead created […]

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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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