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These Chips Rule, No Joshing! Carolina Kettle Chips

Love chips? Specifically kettle chips? Well of course you do, who doesn’t? I am so thrilled to introduce you to Josh Monahan, founder and owner of Carolina Kettle Chips. Josh started his business a couple of years ago while still … Continue reading

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Seriously Sweet: Rebecca Burnett, Durham Toffee Company

  Let me start by saying this: Best. Peanut. Brittle. Ever. And I mean ever! The Brittled Nut Clusters from Durham Toffee Company are simply divine and after just one bite if you’re not addicted to them, then something is … Continue reading

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Kel’s “Kind-of-Like-Bojangles” Dirty Rice

Tailgating in the South? If you don’t stop at Bojangles before heading to the stadium, somebody partying next to you surely has. Let’s face it — it’s a tasty Southern tradition. Crunchy Cajun fried chicken, fluffy to-die-for biscuits, excellent iced … Continue reading

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Love Flavored Popcorn? You Must Try This!

  Did you know that Americans eat an estimated 17 billion quarts of popcorn each year, and nearly 70% of it at home? It’s one of my favorite snacks, especially when I sit down to watch television or a movie. … Continue reading

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Craft Beer and Girl Scout Cookies, Part 2

As I mentioned in a recent post, Brixx Wood Fired Pizza at Parkside Town Commons and Bradford Shops in Cary offered a unique Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Tasting on Feb. 22, 2017. Guests received three drink samples specifically selected … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookies Paired with Beer? A Tasting Event You Must Attend

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza at Parkside Town Commons and Bradford Shops in Cary, N.C., will be offering a unique Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Tasting Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Beer & Girl Scout Cookie tasting menu will be available from 5 … Continue reading

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Baked Ziti from The Perfect Diabetes Comfort Food Collection by Robyn Webb

  I was recently invited to participate in a virtual blog book tour for bestselling author, Robyn Webb’s new cookbook, The Perfect Diabetes Comfort Food Collection: 9 Essential Recipes You Need to Create 90 Amazing Complete Meals (American Diabetes Association, … Continue reading

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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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