October 2012

Turkey Reuben Panini

October 30, 2012
Turkey Reuben Panini

How often do you eat sandwiches? I eat one almost every day at lunch. Sometimes we have sandwich or sub night for dinner. It is an easy meal and the variations are endless. My usual lunch sandwich is deli ham and turkey with lots of toppings on wheat bread. I break up that routine when […]

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Jack O Lantern Cookies for #Halloween Trick-Or-Treat #SundaySupper

October 28, 2012
Jack O Lantern Halloween Cookies

Trick or Treat? I choose treat every single time. Halloween is such fun. I cannot remember my very first trick-or-treating adventure. I am sure it was my parents taking me around in a cute little costume. My first memory was not so much the costume. I remember the plastic pumpkin I carried to hold all […]

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12 Most Handy-Dandy Tips for Better Baking

October 25, 2012
Baking equipment and ingredients

The holiday baking season has arrived. It starts with Halloween and goes all the way through the New Year celebration. Flour, eggs, sugar, and a whole lot of other ingredients are put together for seasonal treats. I love baking and want everyone to have a wonderful experience and great results. I wrote a baking tips […]

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Homemade Halloween Costumes

October 23, 2012
Cereal Killer Halloween Costume

Are you looking for different Halloween costumes? Store-bought ones are okay. I have worn them a few times. Homemade costumes are really the way to go. A little creativity and a sense of humor can make for some unique ones. I wanted to share a few of the ones I have done over the years. […]

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Ham and Spinach Quiche for #BakeForACure #SundaySupper

October 21, 2012
Ham and Spinach Quiche

Baking is something I very much enjoy. When I bake something for someone it is a real gift from the heart. I think about the person while making it. One ingredient not listed on any recipe is love. Pouring good thoughts and love into the dish gives it a special touch like no other. It […]

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Fettuccine Alfredo

October 18, 2012
Fettuccine Alfredo

Creamy pasta dishes are an occasional indulgence. Butter, cream, and cheese are not exactly light fare. It is full of carbs too. It is all okay in moderation though. I will make fettuccine alfredo when I want to splurge. Then I go extra healthy and light for a couple of days to balance it all […]

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Peanut Butter and Quinoa Granola

October 16, 2012
Peanut Butter and Quinoa Granola

Do you cook with quinoa? I have to admit I have not until recently. Quinoa has been on my to-cook list for the longest time. I was sure I would like it as I do with farro. I would think about it and then pass it by in the store. It moved up the list […]

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Chocolate Layer Cake for #SundaySupper

October 14, 2012
Chocolate Layer Cake

There are times we all need some comfort. Stressful, busy, sad, or anxious days are made a little better with certain foods. Which foods? It is different for every single person. I go for just about any food in general when I need a little comfort. Food itself is comforting to me. I head directly […]

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Tart

October 11, 2012
A slice of a blueberry cream cheese tart

How are you with making pie crusts? I struggled with them until recently. The first one I ever attempted was a complete failure. It was many years ago and I thought I could skip a step or two. It was not a good idea. My second attempt wasn’t much better. I put making pie crusts […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms With Spinach and Feta

October 9, 2012
Stuffed Mushrooms with Spinach and Feta

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I am both proud and thrilled to partner with The Mushroom Council, City of Hope, and Cooking With Caitlin to showcase mushrooms with highlighting recipes, health benefits, and their part in breast cancer research. I have always been interested in learning more about food, health, and how the two […]

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