Monthly Archives: October 2010

Love a Good Fight!


Well, I did NOT win the Aetna Healthy Food Fight in Atlanta that I had taken part in the cook-off last weekend. A lady from Atlanta won. Lisa Hanson and her recipe entitled Zuccini “Pappardelle” with Grass Fed Beef Ricotta and Spinach Meatballs … Continue reading

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The Life of a Recipe


Remember my last try at a Pumpkin recipe? (below in earlier posts) Well, my bloggin’ friend Angie Walker borrowed my recipe to create her own muffins. They look great. I wanted to post about what happens with just one recipe. … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of a Cook-Off


If you’ve not been a contestant in a cook-off before, it can be a bit intimidating. Especially when you have a judge who is very well known and an experienced chef and cook book author. Sara Moulton was that judge … Continue reading

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Atlanta Trip: An Unexpected Treat


I quickly just wanted to tell everyone, first that I was back from Atlanta. I had a blast and hope to document more of my trip and photos soon. Secondly, we got a real treat. My cousin Catrice and I … Continue reading

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I’m Heading to HOTLANTA for a Food Fight!!


My recipe I entered was chosen in the Aetna Healthy Living Food Fight Competition. I go to Round 2 which is the Regional Cook-Offs and my region is in Atlanta. I’m one of 48 others. OH MY!! I’ll be cooking … Continue reading

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Good Enough, Even for the Great Pumpkin!


If I was in the field sitting with Linus and waiting  for the Great Pumpkin, I would be munching on these delightfully tasty muffins. (Enough for a small crowd. ) Jack’O Cran Muffins Topped with Walnuts (pumpkin muffins with cranberries topped with … Continue reading

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In Honor of the State Fair: Fried Pickles


The North Carolina State Fair starts this Thursday, October 14th. I am so excited. So, I had to start the week off with a fair-type FRIED EVERYTHING food . . . Fried Pickles. It’s an easy recipe and a treat … Continue reading

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Winning Smoothie


My Busy Mom’s Organic Breakfast Smoothie is a WINNER in the  Chiquita’s Organic Smoothie Recipe Contest Busy Mom’s Organic Breakfast Smoothie Ingredients: 2 frozen Chiquita organic bananas 2 scoops Coffee Ice Cream (Fat Free can be used) 1 strawberry-flavored yogurt … Continue reading

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Columbus Must Have Been a Clean-Freak, Right??


Well, it’s Columbus Day and I’m CELEBRATING! Well, I’m making cleaning out my fridge, a CELEBRATION!! I HAVE TO!! I wouldn’t do it any other way!! Don’t worry, no pics to share on this post!! But, I did want to … Continue reading

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DRUM ROLL, PLEASE!! We Have our ~WINNERS!~


I simply could NOT wait another week to announce the winners of the 2010 Angela’s Unique Recipes “Give the Oven a Rest” Recipe Contest. As a reminder, there are 5 winners to be announced. Grand Prize, 1st place, 2nd place, … Continue reading

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