Monthly Archives: April 2014

Happy National Jelly Bean Day

What is your favorite Jelly Belly flavor? Living within driving distance of the Jelly Belly Factory, I’ve been there far too many times on school and girl scout field trips. Were they ever making my favorites like lemon, tangerine or … Continue reading

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Happy National Peeps Day

My friend Adrianne (last name withheld to protect the strange) and her sister both love Peeps, but one likes them “fresh” and the other likes hers stale. I put fresh in quotations because I don’t really thinkĀ a Peep could ever … Continue reading

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Happy National Eggs Bennie Day

Oh how I love a good eggs bennie, a purely American dish becuase it so incredibly delicious and astonishingly bad for you. I keep it as a once in a very long while treat. The combo of hollandaise sauce and … Continue reading

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Happy National Cheese Fondue Day

I made a cheese and hard cider fondue for the first time on Halloween several years ago. It sounded like a warm and gooey way to start a cold evening of Trick or Treating. When our kids were little, we’d … Continue reading

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Happy National Hostess Twinkie Day

Would it really surprise any of you to discover that I don’t like Twinkies? They were never in my grade school lunchbox. My hubby one year did make deep fried Twinkies for a party we were having, which quickly dissolved … Continue reading

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Happy National Caramel Day

I love a soft, buttery caramel. I usually make home made caramels for my annual Merry Martini Party. It really is an easy treat to make. The biggest pain is cutting and portioning the sticky little treats. I generally sit … Continue reading

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Chicken Tamale Casserole

Last Saturday was crazy, busy. I was doing demonstrations of the Wolf Convection Steam Oven out at Pacific Sales in Roseville, making all of the shoppers yummy treats. When I got home, I had about 30 minutes to feed Maddie … Continue reading

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