I'm a big supporter of small local businesses. As much as we can, my family & I patronize non-franchise restaurants. I have to admit, sometimes it can be difficult because franchise restaurants are often more affordable & the menu is familiar and reliable. Every once in a while, we encounter restaurants that make us just want to root for them, you know? The food is good, cost effective, & most importantly the people/service are friendly and welcoming. One such restaurant that has…Continue
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March is National Noodle Month! Enjoy this "Noodles Around the World" (in LA) video from one of my favorite food bloggers Lynn Chen. Word of caution: you may have an uncontrollable craving for noodles after watching the video. :-)
In the spirit of sharing, here are some simple Noodle recipes I've encountered in my internet travels...
And then there are the noodle jokes...Continue
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Since February is National Snack Food Month, I'm sharing some awesome snack recipes I've discovered online. I love big bold flavors, but simple & easy to make. :-) I think the following selections fit the bill.
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Check out my blog for some of our favourite simple & healthy snacks yummy for a toddler & yummy for you.…Continue
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The month of January is designated National Soup Month & since I love soup and often prepare it for my family, I thought I'd share some favorite recipes I've encountered here & there. I always use my Slow Cooker and I often change things up whenever I feel like it. So be free to garner ideas from the following recipes and substitute and experiment where ever you feel the need.…Continue
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You can whip up a tray of these posh sausage rolls in under an hour. Great for autumn tea times, autumn picnics or if you’re…Continue
...and I want to taste everything Phil is tasting and experience everything Phil is experiencing!
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I've always been a fan of Annie's Homegrown products because of their commitment to organic products and clean eating.Continue
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My family and I did some efficient multi-tasking this weekend by doing two things that we enjoy doing: eating and making a difference. Now through the rest of September (so hurry, the month is speeding by) come to Corner Bakery Cafe and donate to No Kid Hungry and receive rewards in a variety of ways.Continue
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This is my absolute favorite macaroni and cheese ever! If you follow me on Twitter you already know that I was pretty upset about 2 weeks ago that I got everything I needed to make it but I forgot to buy macaroni noodles! Well, when my parents came to visit us, I knew we would be barbecuing so I was like “YES! THIS MACARONI WILL BE A PERFECT SIDE!”…Continue
A few months ago, I created a last-minute meal I now call "chicken patty melts". What is interesting about this meal is, I created it out of boredom, and laziness. I had taken chicken breasts out of the freezer earlier that day to let them thaw out. My original plan was to make a chicken stir fry, but once I thought about all of the prep work, it mentally exhausted me. (I wish I were being dramatic). It just so happened I had a craving for a melt of some sort. So I decided to wing…Continue
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Meatballs in Mashed Potato Cups is one of my favorite comfort foods to make. It's a little piece of heaven in one cute little package. It also helps that it's a big hit with kids and husbands :) I hope you enjoy it…Continue
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Have them cook with you :-)
If you make it fun to participate in making the meals, they will look at the food differently... AND as a bonus, they might LIKE cooking and keep on helping :-) I have an 11 year old and he LOVES to cook.…Continue
Definitions for one thousand, Alex.
"To introduce something new, make changes in anything established."
Taking a basket of sometimes intimidating, many times…Continue
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