Monthly Archives: December 2010

First My Whoopie Pies and Now ME On Love with Food

I’m a Featured Chef on Love with Food. I’ve not had any formal training and love that I’m being called a Chef….and hoping one day that I can live up to that title. Due to my win with my whoopie pies, … Continue reading

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A Dressed Up and Ready-to-Go Side Dish

I created a side dish to take to my brother’s house for Christmas dinner and since I had a fully stocked fridge and cabinets; I decided to use what I had on hand. I ended up altering an already published … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Snow with a Christmas Dinner Recap!

Well, I’ve got to show everyone the wonderful snow here in North Carolina. (below)  Wow!! 6 inches and it’s still snowing and will be for a few more hours. YEAH!! I’ll be making snow cream again!!  A deer appeared first … Continue reading

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Mistake Changes Side Dish Forever

I’m always requested to bring my “FAMOUS” Candied Yams to Holiday functions. I made the dish to take to Kenneth’s mom and dad’s for Turkey Day this year and I’ve been requested to take it to my brother Kelly and, … Continue reading

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My Video is Featured!

My Crescent WOW video entry is featured on the Pillsbury Crescents home page!  Yahoo!!–pacZ

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A Sneaky Peaky!!

I’ve been chosen to be in a New Contest! It was offered to the past participants of the RWOP (Real Women of community. I’m so excited, because Kraft is introducing a new product that will hit shelves in 2011. I’ve … Continue reading

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Someone Liked My Whoopie Pies!!

My Whoopie Pies WON in the Love with Food Sponsored Tyler Florence’s Family Meal Thanksgiving Challenge! The Spiced Pumpkin & Banana-Cream Whoopie Pies took FIRST PLACE! You’ll probably notice the photo. I changed the recipe from an entry I had for … Continue reading

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New Name for a New Year

Well, it’s right around the corner – 2011. Can you believe it?   I feel like we’re still celebrating 2010!! Since it will be a new year, why not a new name. So, Angela’s Unique Recipes has been changed to Alternative Tastes. … Continue reading

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Ready to Rumble!

After the Aetna Healthy Food Fight earlier this year, I didn’t know I’d be in another “fight” so quickly.  And since I didn’t win that fight, I sort of was reluctant to enter another. Thank goodness for me, the next … Continue reading

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Crescent Creations for a Contest

I had fun creating 3 different recipes using Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough for a Pillsbury Video contest. On the “Contests Entered” page of this blog, I have uploaded the video that I entered. Here are the recipes of the dishes that … Continue reading

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