Valentine's Day is just around the corner! I love all the hearts and any excuse to play with red and pink colors, so I put together a few quick and inexpensive Valentine gift ideas to share with you. What could be better than that? Well, how about if all of the gift ideas are in a jar too? Yes, that's where I'm going, but that's still not the best news. I'm holding an awesome giveaway -- $100 to spend on your own canning jars, food storage containers and more for making your own food gifts or
Do you make your own salad dressing?
I'm totally new to it, mostly because I've always had this idea that making your own salad dressing was a pain. I see great dressing recipes on lots of blogs, but I never make them.
I was sent an OXO Salad Dressing Shaker to try out and now I am loving making my own salad dressing! It's frugal and I'm having fun playing with ingredients to get a healthy dressing that my whole family loves. It's really not that hard to make either.
I've been a fan of
My second favorite flavor of ice cream is rocky road. I don't like marshmallow creme in it though - it has to be real pieces of marshmallows.
I call this candy Rocky Road Cereal Treats because it has those same rocky road ice cream ingredients: chocolate, marshmallows, and nuts. It also includes cereal in it, which in my case, I used Cheerios®.
Can you imagine winning $1 million dollars for a recipe? As a home cook -- that likes to think-outside-the-box with ingredients -- I've often considered entering recipe contests. But...never have. One million dollars? You would think that would be the right motivation to give it a try!
Last week, the $1 million grand prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off was announced. The winning recipe was a Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel and Whipped Cream. It sounds and looks delicious -- I've
I'm was recently one of a few lucky bloggers who was invited to participate in the Elmer's Looks for Less Challenge -- my challenge was to create my own project inspired by a decor item found in catalog. I knew right away what I would do! I've always been a fan of Pottery Barn items and had recently seen a sign on their website that I would love to have in my home. You can see the product that inspired me here.
Elmer's sent me an assortment of items to get started on my craft
It is with great pleasure that I announce my menu plan for this week is based ENTIRELY on Mark Bittman's app called "How To Cook Everything". How cool is that? You might recall when I recently shared my top 5 cooking apps. It was while I was writing that post that it dawned on me that I should do a menu plan with only dishes I found in his plan - so here I am!
Want to know something even cooler? I get to share my app happiness with all of you!
I have 5 copies of Mark's best selling app to