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Sunday Afternoon Means Cookies


A chilly Sunday afternoon usually means I’m in the kitchen baking a little treat for “Mr. Special” and I. So I opened the cupboards and had some yellow cake mix and a package of peanut butter cookie mix on hand. … Continue reading

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Win Announced With LocalTV Interview


I knew that it would be different to be interviewed on TV, but it was more than different. It was such an honor and a “blast” to have Raleigh’s local station, WNCN TV-17‘s own Page Crawford interview me this morning. Page … Continue reading

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TIME IS ALMOST UP TO VOTE!!


You Only Have Two Days Left to Vote for my Italian Ravioli with Pesto in the Tyler Florence Wines Ultimate Food & Wine Experience.   Please vote today AND tomorrow!! When you vote for me, I owe YOU, so please let me know  when … Continue reading

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Decorated Cake Balls


I baked all weekend for cooking/recipe contests. All were hits with the neighbors! I try to share my creations. Mainly, because “Mr. Special” and I can’t eat it all!! And some of the creations don’t freeze well. I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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A Wealth of Tomatoes, AGAIN!!


You may remember that I won 2 years in a row (2009 and 2010) in Dei Fratelli’s  Ripened Recipe Contest. Where there are 10 winners who win a year’s supply of Dei Fratelli tomato products. Well, one of my recipes … Continue reading

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OctoberFEST Recipe Contest


Well, Foodies, it’s time to show off you’re Fall dishes and enter my blog’s OctoberFEST Recipe Contest.  Send me your fave comfort food dishes. Prizes will be awarded to the Top  TWO Dishes!! There are 2 Categories:   Category 1: Main dish items, … Continue reading

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Vote for My Craving!


I entered my Spicy Turkey and Cheese Stuffed Pillows in the Salsa Sensations WHAT’S YOUR CRAVING CONTEST and now I’m a FINALIST!! Now, I need YOUR HELP! Voting has started and I need your vote!! Please click here to go to the … Continue reading

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A Cookbook Could Warm the Heart?


I’m hoping that using a public library could help me win the hearts of Kraft judges with this video pitch for a 30-second web commercial. Perhaps? or Perhaps Not? It was fun trying to film. It was also a little tough … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Box While Using It


Okay, so you know me, I had to think up a unique recipe using the New Philadelphia cooking creme, the Santa Fe Blend flavor.Everyone in the Real Women of Philadelphia Cooking Creme competition was creating wonderful southwestern dishes and I … 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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