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Quick Picks: Autumn Entertaining Essentials

November 6, 2017
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Whether hosting for friends, family, or neighbors, a few essentials will give your fall celebration just the right touch. Here are a few of my favorite items for the perfect fall celebration for my ‘Quick Picks’ series… Chocolate Dipped Dried Fruit Assortment  These chocolate dipped dried fruits from FruitBouquets.com are the perfect seasonal treat for […]

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Brain Food: Pineapple Vodka Spiked Jello

October 19, 2017
jello, vodka, halloween, recipe

Halloween is days away and it isn’t out of the ordinary to start craving some brains. Do not fret, today’s post is not some Walking Dead, post-apocalyptic recipe celebrating psychopaths. If you’re interested in that sort of recipe, then might I suggest you visit this website and then hopefully scratch me off of your kill […]

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Crunchy Habanero Mummy Fingers with Heluva Good! Dip

October 14, 2017
Heluva Good Dip, Chocolate, Halloween Recipe

This post was sponsored by Heluva Good! as part of an Ambassador Program and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Planning a frightful Halloween party this month? Need scary-good recipe inspiration? Then you have come to the right place, Boys and Ghouls! Lucky for you, I have just the thing that will […]

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Ultimate Holiday Cooking Tool: The Hestan Cue

September 28, 2017
Hestan Cue, Apple Cobbler, Kitchen Tools

About once a week, I become overly ambitious in the kitchen. I pick a ridiculously difficult recipe from some Michelin-Star chef’s cookbook, purchase all the ingredients, and then proceed to slaughter the dish, usually burning it into crispy oblivion. And I cook for a living! Why can’t I produce even a semi-edible version of these […]

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White Chocolate Raspberry S’mores Dip

August 24, 2017
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Thank you Breton for sponsoring this post. Make everyday entertaining better with Breton! Let’s talk about clichés. It is a universal truth that less is more. This is the case when it comes to s’mores. Chocolate, marshmallows, crackers, you’re done. But sometimes a little bit more is more, even in the less is more category. […]

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Lollis & Pops: Candy Heaven for the Nostalgic Soul

August 23, 2017
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Like many children of the late ’70s, early ’80s (yes, I’m that old), growing up I had only one life-goal that needed to be accomplished. I was going to find a Golden Ticket to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. I was positive that this was better than winning the lottery. My 7-year-old mind came up with […]

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