Relieve symptoms of the flu with these items

Relieve symptoms of the flu with these items

I like to think of myself as a chess player. Okay, I don't enjoy playing chess, I don't even remember how to play chess....but the simple strategy of thinking 3 moves ahead (though a grandmaster chess player thinks 15 moves ahead) is something that I adapt both...

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Best Re-useable Grocery Bag

Best Re-useable Grocery Bag

I go grocery shopping every.single.day. And I love it. It's my favorite type of shopping to do and when I'm brainstorming recipes, it's usually in the grocery store or farmer's market. So you can imagine my collection of re-useable grocery bags. I've got bags in every...

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First Look: Ninja Ultima Blender Review

First Look: Ninja Ultima Blender Review

Ever want to compare blenders and see which one does the trick better and for less money? Well, here's a first look comparison of the brand new Ninja Ultima Blender alongside the Vitamix 750. I own both Vitamix and Blendtec blenders but wanted to see how the new Ninja...

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Holiday Gifts for the Cook

Holiday Gifts for the Cook

Here are my top picks for fun and unique holiday gifts for cooks or gourmands! Some are highlighted in video, the rest are below with just photos. ~Jaden Holiday Gifts for the Cook   Fork Knife Chopsticks from Uncommon Goods $10.00 Terra Cotta Chicken Roaster...

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Spiralizer Comparison

Spiralizer Comparison

My new obsession: vegetable spiralizers! My friend Cheri from The Watering Mouth introduced me to this amazing recipe for Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Sauce and ever since we've been pulling out all my different spiralizers that I've collected and we've finally...

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Most creative way to serve spaghetti

Most creative way to serve spaghetti

This is so creative! I bet the kids would love this. Someone on Twitter said, "I've seen it called Trailer Park Calamari!" (via Pinterest)Oh and look what Polish blogger Paula from Just My Delicious made!  

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It Looks Like Caviar….

It Looks Like Caviar….

It looks like caviar....the texture is the similar to caviar....the taste? Incredible heady truffle aroma, slight brininess. To me, a truffle lover, it's better than caviar....and it's a fraction of the cost. My friend Tim, who owns Chef Shop sent me a jar of Black...

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Free Travel & Food Photography Class

Free Travel & Food Photography Class

A free online travel and food photography class is being hosted by my friend, Penny de los Santos, who happens to be one of the most talented photojournalists I've ever seen. Her work moves people in such unexpected ways. She had me in tears and nearly speechless last...

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Itty Bitty Camera

Itty Bitty Camera

This has got to be the teeniest camera I've ever seen! YES IT WORKS! This Mame Cam shoots with a 2 megapixel sensor with resolution of 1600 x 1200 and can also shoot VGA Quality video at 30 frames per second. It's so small that you'd lose it if it wasn't attached to...

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30 Ramen Hacks

30 Ramen Hacks

The item in my pantry that runs out more often than rice is instant ramen. It's the perfect midnight snack -- well -- it's the perfect hangover breakfast too! Serious Eats has a list of 30 Ramen Noodle Hacks - from adding baby spinach and hard-boiled egg (common for...

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Nutella Chip Cookies with Homemade Nutella Chips

Nutella Chip Cookies with Homemade Nutella Chips

I was considering making this photo EVEN bigger. But then I might cause mass pandemonium with all of us scurrying to find a way to sample these Nutella Chip Cookies with Homemade Nutella Chips.Wait, let me break that down.Those are cookies. Homemade of course.with...

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Handmade Pots and Pans

Handmade Pots and Pans

Some of my favorite pots and pans aren't the expensive All Clads or Scan Pans (though I *do* love them). But the pans that I cherish are the hand-made ones. Here are 2 of the ones that I own: This Flameware Skillet was recommended to me by Veronica of Kitchen Musings...

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Hand Made Natural Cutting Boards

Hand Made Natural Cutting Boards

I've featured hand-made cutting boards before - and my beloved custom made black walnut cutting board from Eric Childress is still sitting happily on my counter. It's a permanent fixture, I had the countertop measured and sent Eric the dimensions of what I wanted and...

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Salad Pride

Salad Pride

Here's a new site I found - an entire blog for salads. Seafood, vegan, raw, vegetarian, meat salads are featured alongside beautiful photography. The salads are creative, even catching the eyes of two little boys who are sitting right next to me as I create this post....

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Spoonachos

Spoonachos

Silly name, great concept....but only if you can figure a way to keep them from crushing in the bag. Via Incredible Things.

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Kenmore Entertainment

Kenmore Entertainment

This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kenmore. My in-laws, "Mimi" and "Papa" came to visit last week. They're all the way from bitter-cold Buffalo, New York to come visit us in 80-degree perfect Florida fall. Of course, they're not here for the weather, they...

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