The ALDI Christmas Cheesecake

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I'd like to thank ALDI for today's discussion about Christmas Baking.  The holidays are the perfect time to bake up a storm, but they also take the life out of you.  I am all about lavishly living life out loud, and I live to spend time with my family, so a ton of the time in the kitchen is a … [Read more...]

Sara Lee® Is Delightful

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sara Lee®. Over the last four years, my body has undergone a huge transformation.  I am sure you remember because I have posted about it so frequently, however, if you are new to my site, here's a quick overview.  I had just moved into a new … [Read more...]

Peugeot Alaska Electric Salt & Pepper

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What makes the finishing touch of a meal? What makes a meal more lavish, or luxurious? Generally it is what is milled on top of the finished product, for tasting, seasoning or simply just presentation. Luxury is a fine ground pepper, milled to perfection, or a pepper dusting across food.  Pepper can … [Read more...]

A HoneyBaked Holiday

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I'd like to thank the folks at HoneyBaked Ham for today's discussion of easy food prep for the holidays, because they sure do know how to throw a great party without the work.  Phewwwww, I am sure glad we made it out of Thanksgiving and survived all those pushing and shoving from being in the … [Read more...]

Tipping The Kitchen Scale & Spiral Slicing

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How does one tip the scale in their favor while spiral slicing, because to me that just sounds like you are stacking up the food to work against your diet! I love the kitchen and tools of the trade make it fun to prep up food, serve and prepare.  Endless julienne strips of veggies would be amazing … [Read more...]