Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Microplane Elite Paddle Graters Giveaway

Microplane Elite Grater - Fine

Last week I posted my Blendtec giveaway which kicked off four weeks of awesome holiday gift ideas for the cooks and bakers on your list.  Each Tuesday and Thursday for the next few weeks I will be sharing some of my favorite gadgets and kitchen tools, telling you what I...

Monday, November 19, 2012

Enjoy Life More with Del Monte | Tex-Mex Couscous Salad

Tex-Mex Couscous Salad

The holidays are in full swing in these parts, and most-likely your calendar is as full as mine is with work celebrations, blogging events, cookie exchanges and holiday parties. For better or worse, these events will be filled with amazing food that is maybe not-so-amazing for the waistline. Don’t...

Friday, November 16, 2012

Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus

Paul and I are big fans of hummus…all kinds, we love it.  I also love to make it from scratch.  But you know what I don’t like?  Peeling those little skins from the chickpeas.  It weirdly grosses me out and so I choose not to do it very often....

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Wednesday Ramblings | One Year of Ramblings

One Year of Ramblings

Sometimes, when I am writing my weekly “ramblings” post, I feel like I am sitting down to chat with a friend over a cup of steaming coffee.  So for that, thank YOU.  Grab a mug of your favorite brew and chat with me. Thank you for reading, for commenting,...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Greek Tuna Salad

Greek Tuna Salad

Have you ever tried to photograph tuna salad?  If no, then just leave it to others, like me, who will learn the hard way that tuna salad is NOT photogenic.  And when you are trying to photograph tuna salad in lettuce wraps, just turn and run the other direction. ...

Monday, November 12, 2012

Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn & A Virtual Baby Shower

Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn

I love nothing more than meeting someone who you can connect with on many levels.  Rachel is one of those people.  I don’t remember when we first “met” but she is one that I talk to on a nearly-daily basis.  She is seriously one of the most humble and...