Food Network Now Casting for Chopped Junior (Ages 9 to 13)

Food Network is looking for the most talented kid chefs around the country who have what it takes to compete on Chopped Junior. The search is on for young culinary masterminds between the ages of 9 and 13 who can take the heat in the kitchen and the competition! For more ... Continue Reading . . .

Take the Family to Bonefish Grill This Summer

Bonefish Grill invited us to try their new summer specials so we took the family out for a cool summer dinner. Bonefish Grill is offering a special summer menu that includes entrees like Wild Salmon topped with freshly sautéed spinach, Applewood bacon and blue cheese crumbles; ... Continue Reading . . .

Hood Has NEW Limited Edition Ice Cream Flavors

Hood Ice Cream just announced they are offering 2 new limited edition ice cream flavors for a limited time. Did you know that Hood is actually a New England company - yay! They were founded in Massachusetts and today they are a national company that distributes their products ... Continue Reading . . .

Free Caribou Coolers Drinks on May 5th

Caribou Coffee is introducing new Caribou Coolers – made simply to simply taste better, with ingredients you know and can pronounce. Coolers, handcrafted with Caribou coffee and blended with ice, are the perfect cold coffee drink to enjoy on a hot summer day. To celebrate the ... Continue Reading . . .

Simple Noodle Broth Bowl Recipe

Last week we went to Art night at the school and the Book Fair was going on in the library. We bought the Campbell's Simple 1-2-3 Spiral Bound Cookbook. This cookbook has 125 recipes for people who don't have a lot of time. So many times I need dinner in a flash and can't ... Continue Reading . . .

New! Tasty Kake’s Kandy Cakes PLUS Bonus Recipe

Tasty Kake has just come out with some new snacks. They sent us the new Kandy Cakes in Lemon and Strawberry for the girls to "taste test". As soon as the girls saw the boxes they immediately said they wanted to try out the lemon Kandy Cakes. The Lemon and Strawberry Kandy ... Continue Reading . . .

Canning Cranberry Conserve Step-by-Step with Pictures

Since Spring is in the air, lots of people (including me!) are gearing up to plant our yearly gardens. Our family recently moved to a home with a much larger yard than we’ve ever had, so obviously we are planning a much larger garden than we’ve ever had before. Honestly I plan on ... Continue Reading . . .

Snickers Crisper Saves the Day

Picture it: I am running errands with the toddler. In and out of stores. Its lunch time. I am at the pet store literally picking up 30 pound bags of dog food, kid decides to throw a mini-tantrum because I won’t buy her a toy bell for the pet bird (we don’t have a bird by the ... Continue Reading . . .

Cooking Hawaiian Style Recipes and Cookbooks

Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook Hawaiian food but didn't know where to start? Cooking Hawaiian Style cookbooks are filled with 1,000s of recipes to get you started. Cooking Hawaiian Style also provides some of their recipes on their website and also on their popular ... Continue Reading . . .

Chef Robert Irvine Will Be at Savor This April in Hartford

Moms and Dads, mark your calendars….it’s time for DATE NIGHT! April 7th through 9th, Savor: A celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits is coming to the Connecticut Convention Center. The three-day event will spotlight some of the world’s top culinary talent in partnership with ... Continue Reading . . .

Easy Double Chocolate Glazed Cake Donuts

Making cake donuts is as easy as making brownies or cupcakes. We start with a batter and put them in donut pans and then bake in the oven. These aren't traditional deep-dried donuts so they will have a different texture and taste so they are more like cake donuts. Whether you ... Continue Reading . . .

Make Fresh Juice with the Cuisinart Citrus Juicer

The Cuinsart Citrus Juice is great for small citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes. It gets almost all of the fruit out of the rind and it produces a larger amount of juice than compared to a hand juicer. It stays in place nicely on your counter because it ... Continue Reading . . .