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Have a Drink on National Iced Tea Day

Toasty doesn’t adequately express the weather in Nor Cal right now — 104 degrees today! In the famous words of the Wicked Witch of the West, “I’m melting!!!” A tall glass of iced tea sounds particularly nice right now, and … Continue reading

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Happy National Donut (Doughnut) Day

Today is National Donut Day! When I was at Pepperdine University, we’d zip along PCH, speed up the incline to Santa Monica and hang out at Pier or the mall. Inside the mall was a donut palce, which I thought … Continue reading

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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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Happy National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day

I was wierd as a kid. This is not a secret. Maybe picky is a better word than wierd to describe my likes and dislikes. I’ll leave it up to those of you who knew me and/or grew up with … Continue reading

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