Category Archives: Tips

Yes, You Can! Preserve Now and Enjoy Later

With summer coming to an end, now is the time to start canning some of your favorite vegetables and fruits to enjoy in colder months soon upon us. If you’ve never canned before, it truly is quite easy. All you … Continue reading

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Bacon Issue of Food Network Magazine

Need I say more? On newsstands now for $4.50. Lots of awesome recipes that I can’t wait to try! BTW. I’ve had several people ask if I discontinued my monthly tips and the answer is yes, I did, at the … Continue reading

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Whisk Me Away to Whisk

If you haven’t been to Whisk yet, put down whatever you are doing and go. What a wonderful, wonderful kitchen store and more. And yes, all of you Cary-haters (you know who you are), it is worth the trip to … Continue reading

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Tip of the Month, November 2013: Stonyfield Yogurt is Pesticide Free

  A recent study from Stonyfield organic yogurt and Lindberg International found that 71 percent of Americans are worried about pesticides in their food and almost three out of four respondents would like to eat food produced with fewer pesticides … Continue reading

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Tip of the Month, October 2013: Turn Failure Into Fabulous

Every now and then I want to try a supposedly great recipe I find on the Internet or through inspiring photos on Instagram. Usually the recipes work, but sometimes they don’t. Instead of being sad and trashing the entire dish, … Continue reading

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Five Favorites at IFBC 2013

It’s been a couple of weeks since the 2013 International Food Bloggers Conference in Seattle and I finally have downloaded (or unfortunately, erased) all of my pictures. Reflecting back on the conference, here were my Top-5 favorites of the conference, … Continue reading

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Surprise Saturday Supper at Michael Mina’s RN 74, Seattle

For me, one of the highlights of the 2013 International Food Blogger Conference this past weekend was the Saturday night surprise supper hosted by Urbanspoon. I was quite lucky to get to eat at Michael Mina’s RN74 (1433 Fourth Avenue … Continue reading

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International Food Blogger Conference, Here I Come!

This Thursday I’m heading to Seattle to attend the International Food Bloggers Conference and I’m so excited! If it’s anything like last year’s conference in Portland (see my post Portland: Where Roses Bloom, Pinot Flows and Food Bloggers Gather) then … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light: Seeing the End of the Tunnel

Last time I posted on my kitchen remodel status, we had just gotten running water and a new window as well as floor tiles and the gas cook top installed. It’s been a little more than two weeks since that … Continue reading

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Tip of the Month, September 2013: What’s Your Healthy?

Fitness Magazine* (@FitnessMagazine) and Aetna* (@Aetna) are hosting a Twitter chat this Thursday, 9/12/13 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST, asking the Twitter-sphere, “What’s your healthy?” Healthy means different things to different people — and they want to hear what yours is. … Continue reading

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