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Friday, November 30, 2012

Burnt End Grilled Cheese

burnt end grilled cheese

A few weeks ago I shared a simple recipe for BBQ chicken nachos and in that post, I shared that my dad owns and operates a BBQ restaurant in my hometown.  I started thinking about how few BBQ recipes I have shared here, though.  And honestly, there is no...

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Harry & David Giveaway

Harry & David Wonderland Gift Box

Do you have any amazing memories with Harry & David goodies?  Unfortnately, I really don’t have many.  I didn’t discover Harry & David until just a few years ago but immediately, I was hooked.   From their beautifully grown pears to chocolate covered blueberries (oh my goodness!) you are...

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Wednesday Ramblings

five things

I think it’s a good day for a five things post, yes? 1. Jackie.  You know, the one who cooks with beer?  The rockstar writing a cookbook?  The one with whom I’m sharing a hotel room in April at the Big Traveling Potluck?  Yes, her.  Let’s talk about Jackie.  I...

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Toasted Walnut Quinoa Spinach Salad

Toasted Walnut Quinoa Spinach Salad

I am sure that your holiday season has some similarities to mine – parties, cookie exchanges, baking, gift-buying, travel plans, church plans, volunteering, etc.  Your evenings are probably jam-packed and your weekends even more overflowing.  Trust me, I can relate. Lately I have let some of my healthy habits...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ninja Cooking System Giveaway

Ninja Cooking System Giveaway | bakeyourday.net

You might be looking at this thinking “why would I need another slow cooker?”.  But don’t go away yet.  Let me tell you about this one.  This is absolutely not your ordinary slow cooker.  This is a Ninja Cooking System and while I was in Portland at IFBC in August, I...

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Biscoff Gooey Butter Cake

Biscoff Gooey Butter Cake

Let’s pretend you didn’t just spend the last few days stuffing your face with turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie.  Let’s pretend you didn’t drink too much wine on Thursday.  Let’s pretend you didn’t eat pie for breakfast on Friday, and that you didn’t eat leftovers twice on Friday....