The Bottled Blonde Serves Up Culinary Fight Club

This month’s fight had it all.  Sips and bites!  Along with a large crowd that came to watch a brutal battle of chefs and mixologists.  100% of the proceeds from December’s fight went to Fight2Feed.  I am really here to tell you about Culinary Fight Club, but I can say that we cooked and fed […]

Blackberry Hazelnut Sweet Rolls

Cooking seasonally can be a challenge, however you might just find what is plentiful pairs best.  You might be thinking blackberries aren’t in season, but we’ve been finding them on sale left and right.  All the stores in our area have gorgeous ripe berries.  Our favorite kind that used to grow wild in our backyard. […]

Maple Mellows AKA Shortbread Cookies

Coming up with clever names for cookies is a challenge.  I should probably explain the name.  These are maple inspired shortbread cookies.  With maple sugar as the star ingredient adding in that tang that we love.  Combined with our secret ingredients these cookies literally disappear when they hit your tongue.  Perhaps you have had something […]

Bake Your Heart Out

This will come as a surprise but I am not allowed to cook.  Yes, those words went together in that order.  My family refuses to let me cater everything at our holiday gatherings.  Even though this is my job to cook delicious foods, the ban hammer came down on me years ago.  So, instead we bake […]

World Market Invaded By The Rehab Addict

I’m about to tell you about 2 things I love.  World Market and Nicole Curtis best known as the Rehab Addict on HGTV.  World Market has a diverse mix of products from edibles to wrapables to decor; there is something to catch your eye in their store.  Nicole Curtis is someone that I wish would […]

Apollo Chorus With Handel’s Messiah

This is a sponsored post.  We received tickets in order to facilitate this review. First, let me start off this review by saying I know that Handel’s “Messiah” is composed of Bible passages.  The words are religious so, if that is not something you like then you may want to skip this one.  That being […]

‘Twas A Week Before Christmas

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the house All the ovens were glowing, even the Westinghouse; The mixers were all fully filled with care, In hopes that no eggshells would land there; The pets were both nestled all snug in their beds; While visions of squirrels danced in their heads; And Alison in […]

HoneyBaked Ham: It’s a Winter Wonder-Ham

For those of you that celebrate the winter holidays with a family meal, you may want to reconsider your menu.  There is a new way to set your table.  With Honey Baked Ham you know that your centerpiece is the warm glazed ham in the middle of the table, but you know that you need […]

Cappuccino Cravers for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013

When we heard about the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013, we knew we wanted to participate.  While we had no idea what we were in store for in return, some surprises are more than you expect.   Getting mystery cookies in the mail makes the entire month of December feel like Christmas!!  I really […]

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Mr. Seven is here to wish y’all a very Merry Christmas!  He loves Christmas as there are always some kind of yummy proteins about that he can sample.  He also quite loves the ribbons on the packages!  They make awesome cat toys! Miss Rosie loves Christmas too, but it’s for the snow on the ground. […]

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Mr. Seven is here to wish y’all a very Merry Christmas!  He loves Christmas as there are always some kind of yummy proteins about that he can sample.  He also quite loves the ribbons on the packages!  They make awesome cat toys! Miss Rosie loves Christmas too, but it’s for the snow on the ground. […]