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2016 World Food Championships Blogger Summit Recap #OrangeBeachAlabama

2016 World Food Championships Blogger Summit Nov. 7-9th Recap #Travel #Foodsport #OrangeBeachAlabama I had no idea what I was about to attend last November in Orange Beach Alabama. I was 1 of 50 extremely blessed bloggers to be chosen to attend three “jam-packed” days of food sport sensations, presentations of upcoming trends in food products, […]

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Cranberry Brown Sugar Butter Spread #CapeCodSelect

Cranberry Brown Sugar Butter Spread #CapeCodSelect While doing recipe testing for Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge, I was planning to create a cranberry based beverage and a Hot Buttered Rum drink was the idea. Cape Cod Select sells the most plump fresh frozen cranberries. I simply cooked the frozen berries with a bit […]

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Vanilla Almond Sesame Cookie Truffles #SimplySesame

Vanilla Almond Sesame Cookie Truffles #SimplySesame I am all in for this sesame ingredient bloggers recipe challenge. Thanks to Bonelli Fine Food, Inc., in San Diego, California who produces healthy snack food spreads for this fine “Simply Sesame Blogger Recipe Contest”. The company states that this spread is perfect for use as a peanut butter […]

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Peachy Coconut Chai Toddy #Stirrings

Peachy Coconut Chai Toddy #Stirrings It’s a “Stir It Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge” from Stirrings, a company that sells Cocktail Mixers, Rimmer Garnishes and other bar ingredients. As part of the recipe challenge, Stirrings mailed qualified bloggers their choice of two mixers and two rimmers. One of my daughters saw the products after they […]

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Creamy Tarragon Chicken and Mushrooms #SundaySupper

Happy National Sunday Supper everyone. What are you making on this day? I made Creamy Tarragon Chicken and Mushrooms. Since January 1st I have been following an Autoimmune Protocol diet to help get my gut back on track. Having Crohns disease can be such a bummer during the holidays. I gave in and ate all […]

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Cranberry Orange Foster Brownie Dessert #CapeCodSelect

Cranberry Orange Foster Brownie Dessert, my second recipe entry I am submitting for the Cape Cod Select Premium Frozen Cranberry Holiday Blogger Challenge. This entry is for the baked category. Not only are there fresh frozen cranberries in the sauce but they are also tucked into the chocolate loaded brownies. Check out my first entry […]

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Holiday Turkey Party Pockets with Cranberry Chimichurri #CapeCodSelect

Holiday Turkey Party Pockets with Cranberry Chimichurri are perfect for any gathering. If you need to feed a crowd, make them a bit smaller and you have a delicious appetizer or dish for a buffet table. Make them a little bit larger and they will make a great entree dish. Simply serve up a green salad […]

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Holy Mole Corny Beef Chili with Chichi Corn Croutons

Holy Mole Corny Beef Chili with Chichi Corn Croutons The contest was Riunite Ultimate Chili Challenge. It was all about tailgate and pairing the chili with Riunite wine. My brain started to churn, what kind of original chili shall I make for this contest? I happen to live in the Pacific Northwest, which is one […]

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Saucy Mama Chinese Orange Chicken Blitz Wrap

Saucy Mama Chinese Orange Chicken Blitz Wrap While attending the World Food Championships Blogger Summit 2016 in Orange Beach Alabama, we all participated in a Saucy Mama tailgating themed-no cook sandwich creation. We were given a list of Saucy Mama products that were going to be available for us to use as well as a […]

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Peppered Chicken with Saffron Polenta

Peppered Chicken with Saffron Polenta by Amy Freeze from Gourmet Everyday   Polenta, it’s my go too creamy goodness!! What I love about polenta is the variety of recipes that can be poured over the top; Creole shrimp, beef bolognese, ratatouille and herb mushroom sauce are just a few. My new topping is Amy’s Peppered […]

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Crockpot Beef Chimichanga Filling Recipe

Mouth watering…Crockpot Beef Chimichanga Filling Recipe by My World Simplified One of the fun advantages of coordinating the Creative Living stage for the Oregon State Fair is meeting all of the great guest speakers and chefs. In May while attending the Food Wine Conference in Orlando Florida, I met Amy Barrett, blogger of My World Simplified. […]

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Idaho Potato Bacon and Cheddar Soup in a Sourdough Bread Bowl

Idaho Potato Bacon and Cheddar Soup in a Sourdough Bread Bowl by At Home with Rebecka   Soup in a bread bowl, what more can you want? OK, maybe dessert after a long nap!! While I walked around Disneyland last week, I knew when it was time to eat, AGAIN. The smell of crispy fried […]

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Black Forest Rumaki Chicken Burger

Black Forest Rumaki Chicken Burger, a burger that is a bit retro and a bit new!!  For years, Sutter Home Family Vineyards has put on a whopper of a burger contest. Not that kind of Whopper but a big cash paying whopper!! The top Grand Prize winner takes home $25,000.00 and the other 4 finalists […]

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Island Ahi Tuna Delights with Mango Daikon Salsa

Island Ahi Tuna Delights with Mango Daikon Salsa, my Oroweat’s America’s Better Sandwich entry that was tasty and light!! I will admit that I loved this open face sandwich and I thought it had great chances but just not today. I am however, overjoyed to see four of my fabulous food competitors as finalists. A […]

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