Chocolate Caramel Sweet Apples & A Few Nuts … Mrs. Prindables Gourmet Gifts

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I love, love , love chocolate dipped caramel covered apples. Love them! I even love to make my own but not as much as I love the ones that Mrs. Prindables made for me. These my friends are in a class all of their own. Each green apple comes straight from the orchard to Mrs. Prindables where it's dipped in a fresh made caramel and dressed up with chocolate, nuts and other toppings. Feel free to tempt yourself a bit and watch this video on … [Read more...]

New Hostess Devil’s Food Frosted Donettes

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Have you ever walked through a grocery store and saw something that instantly made you think of a particular memory or part of your childhood? It happens to me all of the time, just little things like when I open my spice cabinet and get a whiff on cinnamon. It instantly makes me think of the Snickerdoodles cookies my mom baked for herself all of the time when I was kid. Or last week when I was looking at all of the holiday food displays at the … [Read more...]

GIVEAWAY | Iced Cappuccino Delight and the Slim-Fast 3 2 1 Plan

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This post brought to you by Slim-Fast. All opinions are 100% mine. Like most people, there are occasions in my life when I want to look my best. Sometimes it can require getting my nails done, a little hair color or even to shed a few pounds to fit in that special outfit. While there are a lot of options for shedding those pounds, pills, fad food diets and tight fitting shape wear, few of them are safe or comfortable. When I want to lose … [Read more...]

Kraft Huddle to Fight Hunger

kraft bbq grilling

Tis the season for over-stuffed turkeys, tinsel covered pine trees and football! Yep, that's right, football. In our family, the game of football is a big deal and like all other special occasions, game day is as much about the food as it is the game itself. This past weekend while my husband was busy booing the Packers, I was outside prepping the grill for a little cold weather grilling. Thanks to Kraft, we got this awesome grilling set that … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Tart Dessert from the Macy’s Culinary Council Holiday Cookbook

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This holiday season, Macy's team of celebrated chefs are sharing their favorite recipes in "The Macy's Culinary Council Thanksgiving & Holiday Cookbook." Filled with pages of delicious photographs and entertaining tips, the cookbook contains recipes from each of the 13 Macy's Culinary Council chefs, including Cat Cora, Todd English, Emeril Lagasse and Wolfgang Puck. In celebration of the 85th anniversary of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Menu Recipes From Our Home to Yours

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Thanksgiving is just a week away and I'm planning out the holiday menu. This year we'll be celebrating with our family at my mom's house and I need to pick out a few of my favorite dishes to bring. I thought it be nice to see what your family favorites are too so feel free to share your recipe links in the comments! Appetizers Cheddar Sausage Balls - These are what you'll want when you want a meaty appetizer. I love the combination of … [Read more...]

Food Finds | Turkey Day Cookies & Cupcakes


When I think about Thanksgiving desserts, the usual suspects come to mind ... pumpkin pie ... pecan pie ... maybe even a cranberry crisp. But what about the people that don't like pies or crisps? I know they exist because I didn't like any of those growing up and I know quite a few people that hate pumpkin. So this Thanksgiving, check out these incredible turkey day cookies and cupcakes that will surely please everyone at the table. Source: … [Read more...]

Taste Testing Carapelli Olive Oil with Rosemary Focaccia

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This post brought to you by Carapelli. All opinions are 100% mine. When I think of Italian food, I often think of rich marinara sauce, pasta and olive oil. Whether I'm coating vegetables to roast or drizzling it over focaccia bread, olive oil is an important part of Italian style cooking in my kitchen. Recently I was offered the opportunity to sample Carapelli Extra Virgin Olive Oil which is imported from Italy, with the … [Read more...]

Food Find | Around the World in 4 Ingredients

italian focaccia bread

Being the All-American kind of girl that I am, I enjoy a good burger and fries. However, sometimes I like to experience flavors from around the world, my personal favorite being Italian. My husband on the other hand can knock off a plate of Mexican Nachos like no other. If your family is into discovering international flavors too, you'll want to check out this collection of international bread recipes from Mexico, France, Ukraine, Italy and … [Read more...]

10 Amazing Candy Corn Treats and Recipes


One of my very favorite parts of Autumn holidays is the candy corn. By itself, it might be a little bland but when you add it to other treats and desserts, it really shines. These are some of my favorites from around the blogs. Even if you're not a fan of candy corn itself, there are a lot of fun treats here that are made to look like candy corn without the flavor. Source: None via Jennifer on Pinterest Source: None via Trina on … [Read more...]