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Tomato Basil Soup and Tuttorosso Tomato Giveaway

A few weeks ago I was approached by the Tuttorosso  Tomato company, who are running a promotion to celebrate their new website. Their "Celebrate the Sauce" promotion runs through December 23rd. You can find their latest sauce recipes and win lots of different prizes- check them out at … [Read More...]

gift ideas

Gift Ideas for Foodies 2014

Christmas is only a week away.  Yikes !! Are you stumped for gift ideas for the foodie in your life?  Well, you've come to the right place.  Here are some of my favorite ideas for 2014. Some of these are my own ideas.  Others I saw at a recent blogger event at Cook's Warehouse.  CW treated a … [Read More...]

Nutella Krinkle Cookies from

fbcookieswap 2014

Today's recipe is my cookie for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. This year I made  Chocolate Hazelnut Krinkle Cookies - a new take on a classic.  Last week I told you the saga about misplacing my  former sister-in-law's recipe for the traditional Chocolate Krinkle Cookies and needing to come up … [Read More...]

Chocolate Krinkle Cookies from

Chocolate Krinkle Cookies

I participate in two cookie swaps each year- the Food Blogger Cookie Swap and my own. This year I decided to make Chocolate Krinkle cookies for the food blogger cookie swap, but I couldn't find my former sister-in-law's recipe. UGH!!  So, I had to create another recipe for that swap and I'll … [Read More...]

Tenderloin Beef

Beef Tenderloin

Some people like Ham or Turkey at Christmas.  Beef Tenderloin is my favorite choice for Christmas dinner. It must be my British background. Last Christmas, I went shopping at one store and they wanted $30 per lb - that would have cost me almost $100.  Yikes! I stopped by my neighborhood grocery … [Read More...]

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