Category Archives: My Favs

Celebrate International Can-it-Forward Day

Did you know that August 1st is International Can-It-Forward Day? I didn’t until I received a press release, which read in part: “On Saturday August 1st, Jarden Home Brands will host this year’s fifth annual Can-It-Forward Day, broadcast live online … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Culinary Fun at The Southern Women’s Show, Plus a Giveaway!

I am so excited that the Southern Women’s Show is returning to Raleigh from April 24th-26th for its 30th year of fashion, home and beauty entertainment as well as a fantastic lineup of culinary features and events. Attendees can savor … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Chef Christopher Hill, Faire Restaurant, Raleigh, NC

  As part of the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, Triangle 2015, I had the pleasure to interview the talented chefs from the four Raleigh restaurants participating in this year’s competition and learn more about their culinary experience, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Sides Your Guests Will Love!

I love Thanksgiving –  family, friends, food comas and football! I already have selected my best sweat pants to wear that day – the ones that have lots of room in the waist, if you know what I mean! Bring it! If … Continue reading

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Act Fast to Win Two Tickets to the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series this Thursday in Raleigh

Those of you who follow my blog may remember that I had the honor of serving as a guest judge at the Fire in the Triangle this summer and had a blast! Check out my post at:  http://wp.me/p1m2u9-20Z.  I’m happy to … Continue reading

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Introducing The Cake Lady: Four Questions Answered

    A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of having lunch with Jenny Albright, aka The Cake Lady (www.facebook.com/TheCakeLadyNC) and asking her about her business and her delicious cake creations. Jenny and I briefly worked together earlier … Continue reading

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Fun, Fun, Fun at Food Lion’s Frugal Cook-off! (Plus a Major Giveaway!)

  $15.00 to spend. 20 minutes to plan and shop. 45 minutes to cook. Oh yeah, and one secret ingredient. Those were the contestant guidelines at the Food Lion Frugal Cook-Off, which was held last week in Raleigh, N.C. To … Continue reading

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