Tis the season to cook, bake, and brine

Photo by Brian Chan One of the biggest cooking days of the year is just around the corner. What are you making? Last year, my husband and I were in charge of the turkey – daunting to say the least. Before this, I had always safely brought a pie, or a veggie, or heck, the (read more…)

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Get an energy buzz with Mocha Toffee Brownies

Photo by Ali Ali writes at Divine Domesticity. She is also the Blissfully Delish editor at the online magazine Blissfully Domestic, where I’m also an editor for Digital Bliss. Needing a bit of an energy boost? Try my Mocha Toffee Brownies. They are fantastically ultra rich, ultra chewy, and ultra caffeinated. Enjoy them with a (read more…)

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Make your own seasoning blends: 7 unique recipes

I love to make my own seasoning blends. It allows me to tailor the flavors to my particular tastes, and it also allows me to adjust the heat so my kids will enjoy their food as well. To top it off, I’m able to avoid all those unpronouncable chemicals that look like someone just ran (read more…)

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Slow-cookers – more than just food warmers

Photo by Sara Nicastro Darla is an an all-American Iowa girl, married to the Chief of Police and mom to an 11-year-old boy (it’s all about the testosterone at her house). Currently she works from home as an accountant and also as a silver power seller on eBay, and is the Managing Editor for Blissfully (read more…)

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A family morning with blueberry ricotta pancakes

The following is a guest post written by Ali B. Photo by Phil and Pam Summer is winding down and fresh blueberries are at their peak. Blueberries on their own are delicious, but why not turn them into a more substantial breakfast meal, perfect for kids and adults alike? I especially love this recipe for (read more…)

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