Sweet Treat for Your Sweeties – Giveaway Opportunity

We got to taste a new sweet treat this past week. Read my review of Jolly Llama Sorbets and enter to win a case for yourself!

Jolly Llama Squeezable Sorbets – A Review giveaway closed

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER, MOLLIE! Frozen treats go pretty quickly at our house. It wasn’t too many months ago that I stocked up on 6 or 7 “sorta half-gallons” of ice cream. We’re down to the last one or two. Even when the weather has got a little chill to […]

Susan Branch’s Autumn: A Review

For the past sixteen years I’ve been a great admirer of Susan Branch’s work and cookbooks. I have collected her books over the years, and the pages of Heart of the Home, Vineyard Seasons, Christmas from the Heart of the Home, and The Summer Book are well stained and dogeared, as all good cookbooks should be. […]

Adventures with Evaporated Milk

Ever substituted evaporated milk for fresh? I tried that recently — with my little helpers here — and share my experience in this review.

The Cooking Milk: A Review of Carnation Evaporated Milk

When I lived in France during my junior year in college I developed a taste for coffee and tea. I loved to have it with cream, but fresh cream was expensive. And I was, after all, a “starving college student in Europe.” One of my fellow Americans introduced me to canned evaporated milk. Sold in […]

Con Agra Frozen Meals: Banquet, Marie Callender’s, and Healthy Choice

I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, eating a TV dinner was an event. It usually only happened once-in-awhile, but what fun to stroll the frozen foods aisle, gawking at the photos on the packages and trying to choose just one. And I suppose I date myself when I recount my […]

Yoga Chips – A Review and Giveaway

YogaChips by YogaVive are 100% natural, organic, dried apple chips available in Original, Cinnamon, Caramel, Strawberry, and Peach flavors. Our family recently had the opportunity to taste all five flavors and did they disappear in a heartbeat! In the midst of packing and moving, we had a little tasting party. It revealed what total gluttons […]

Cooking with All Things Trader Joe’s – A Review and Giveaway

When we lived in Kansas City, one of the places that FishPapa and I missed most, believe it or not, was a little specialty grocery store called Trader Joe’s. They are ubiquitous throughout Southern California and in a number of states, but alas there was not a single location in the great state of Kansas. […]