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Inspire Junior Chefs with Easy Chocolate Recipes from Nielsen-Massey Vanillas

Inspire Junior Chefs with Easy Chocolate Recipes from Nielsen-Massey Vanillas  From local competitions to national television shows, youngsters are putting on their chef hats and taking the cooking world by storm. For a fun activity for the whole family, join the trend and try whipping up desserts that...

National Ice Cream Month with Nielsen-Massey

National Ice Cream Month with Nielsen-Massey Celebrate National Ice Cream Month by hosting an ice cream party using the summer-inspired flavor of  Orange Blossom Water from  Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. Orange Blossom Water captures the crisp essence of an orange grove, a cool complement to any sorbet or gelato...

A Picnic in Mason Jars

By Patricia Miller Summer’s longer days and warm weather is a perfect time to go exploring.   For some family’s, the challenge is having summer fun without breaking the bank.  Taking a family out for the day and then feeding them can get very expensive. Fortunately,  Summer is also the perfect time to...

Chocolate Almond Molten Cake with Almond Ice Cream by Chef Byan Witcher From Almond Board of California

Almonds make a wonderful addition to Chocolate Molten Cake. When I saw this recipe from the Almond Board of California, created by Chef Bryan Witcher, it was too good not to share with you for the holidays. In addition to being easy to make, it is delicious. Chocolate Almond Molten Cake with Almond Ice...

For the 12 Days of Christmas with Three Dessert Recipes

My friend Leigh Cort is both a journalist and a publicist and does a fine job in each category. Today, she has shared three recipes from her client, The St. francis Inn, to help prepare for the upcoming holidays. Thank you Leigh. The St. Francis Inn is Cookin! ‘12 Days of Christmas’   The historic St....

Pumpkin “Constant Comment” Cupcakes

For decades, I’ve enjoyed Constant Comment tea from Bigelow. It was a leader of the pack of flavored teas other than mint. We always considered it such a treat, as it was a little more expensive as regular tea, but well worth it. Since then, I still enjoy Constant Comment as well as other flavored teas....

Salem VI Cookies & Cocktails Recipes

Rebecca’s Revenge Cookies and the Coven Cocktail were created by Cookies and Cocktails contributor, Francine Boecher. The recipes were inspired by the book Salem VI: Rebecca’s Rising by Jack Heath and John Thompson; they are perfect to bring out the Fall and Halloween spirit. To learn more about Cookies and...

Gogi’s in Jacksonville, Oregon is Still Deliciously Good and Two Recipes

During October of 2008, Brenda, Norm and I discovered Gogi’s Restaurant in Jacksonville, Oregon. It is wonderful five years later to discover they are still thriving. Two brothers, chef Gabriel Murphy who runs the kitchen and Jonoah Murphy who runs the front of the house including the bar own this...

Bols Natural Yoghurt Liqueur With Three Recipes From The Iconic Spirits By Mark Spivak

About six weeks ago I did a post on bizarre beverages, and made the observation that yesterday’s strange beverage is today’s commonplace quaff. Yoghurt liqueur is a good example. Ten years ago it would have made most Top Ten Bizarre lists, but today seems almost pedestrian compared to bacon vodka,...

“Constant Comment”® Carrot Cake Cupcakes

My first experience with Constant Comment tea was in the 60s. Yes, that was a long time ago. As creative as I like to think I am, I never considered using it to flavor Carrot Cake Cupcakes. At that time, I only made carrot cake and did not make them into cupcakes.  I love the easea of this recipe....

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