Category Archives: Product Reviews

Celebrate Can-It-Forward Day with Pickled Dill Beans and a Giveaway!

Calling all canners! The Ball® brand will host this year’s sixth annual Can-It-Forward Day on Friday, July 22. This year, Ball is “hosting Can-It-Forward Day entirely online via Facebook Live. Throughout the day, the Ball brand and our expert ambassadors … Continue reading

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My Fat Dad’s Cheese Fondue, Book Blog Tour, and Giveaway!

When asked to participate in the My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes blog tour, I jumped at the chance. This book received fantastic reviews, and it also gave me the chance to recreate one of its … Continue reading

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The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen by Amelia Saltsman: Buy This Book!

  Recently I was sent a review copy of The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Tradition by Amelia Saltsman (2015). What a jewel of a cookbook! Since I am not Jewish, I was quite interested to take a … Continue reading

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Channel Your Inner Cookie Monster with These Great Mixes From Krusteaz and Enjoy a Back-to-School Giveaway!

The folks at Krusteaz are spoiling me again, this time with several great cookie mixes, just in time for back-to-school snacks or lunchbox treats. I was thrilled to open my latest box of goodies from Krusteaz. In addition to receiving … Continue reading

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You Can’t Beat These Beets! Canning with Ball Jars and a Giveaway!

  A few weeks ago I posted about International Can-It-Forward Day as part of a promotion with Jarden Home Brands. This was an event to celebrate the joys of fresh preserving, which I’ve been doing for years, so I was happy … Continue reading

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How Will You Celebrate National Zucchini Day? With These Awesome Fritters, I hope!

  For National Zucchini Day, which is August 8, I decided to make these zucchini and squash fritters that appeared on my Facebook feed (see http://www.healthy-holistic-living.com/zucchini-fritters-recipe.html for the original recipe) for 3 main reasons: They looked incredibly delicious. Zucchini is cheap … Continue reading

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Kel’s Crazy-Good Calzones with Pepperoni, Spinach and Four Cheeses (Plus a Give-away!)

Last week I posted a recipe for flawless flatbread pizza using Krusteaz’s new onion and garlic flatbread mix, and promised I’d share my recipe for these awesome calzones. I used the Italian herb flatbread mix for these bad boys and … Continue reading

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