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Dishcrawl Cleveland Review

Dishcrawl Cleveland Review

On Tuesday evening I participated in the first Dishcrawl Cleveland event and in my opinion it was a success. This was due in large part to the event planner Sylvie Branch. She is a freelance writer for Yahoo Shine!, an artist, wife, mom and all around social and fun-loving woman. I’ve known her for about … Continue reading

Book Review Time!

Book Review Time!

A few weeks back I had a book giveaway from the wonderful publishers at Gemelli Press. The editors are some of my online friends and so very generous. What’s even better is that I’ve gotten to know some of the authors whose books have been published by Gemelli through Facebook. It’s a small intimate family … Continue reading

Wresting with The Devil-book review

Wresting with The Devil-book review

My good friend, Michelle Fabio of Bleeding Espresso, who is now a managing editor at Gemelli Press recently asked me to if I wanted to read and review another book for them. I had already read and reviewed a book published by Gemelli Press, Beyond the Pasta by Mark Leslie, so I was excited to … Continue reading

Olives! Olives! Olives!

Olives! Olives! Olives!

Oh how do I love olives. My kids love them, my husband loves them,and my grandchildren love them. Who couldn’t love them? Don’t answer that! I’ve been busy writing menus for my upcoming cooking classes and one thing I notice in a lot of the recipes is the use of olives and/or olive oil. I … Continue reading

Father’s Day dinner 2012

Father’s Day dinner 2012

We had a wonderful Father’s Day here in spite of the rain that was present all day long. My husband was able to take his Sunday nap without any interruptions and he decided on a simple meal of beef shish kabobs and a potato salad. I suggested a new recipe for potato salad I had read about … Continue reading

Giveaway Winner!!!

Giveaway Winner!!!

The winner is Kim K. who was the only one who commented so she wins. Kim has been a faithful blog supporter of mine from the beginning so I’m glad she is going to be rewarded.  Michele will be sending out her prize of popcorn from Michele’s Totally Awesome Gourmet Popcorn next week. I’m not … Continue reading

Giveaway time!!! Who wants popcorn???

Giveaway time!!! Who wants popcorn???

Not just any popcorn either but Michele’s Totally Awesome Gourmet Popcorn! Through my affiliation with Living Your Moment, I was chosen to do a review and giveaway of this wonderful sweet treat. I was sent a huge box of popcorn to test, eat and review plus I have a few sampler bags to give to … Continue reading

My California Gastronomical Adventure

or better titled “How Guy Fieri cost me $500″.  Just about two weeks ago my husband and I were watching Guy Fieri’s show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and we were hungry at the time. That was our first mistake or brilliant idea, depending on who you ask around here. Phil said look at those egg … Continue reading

I was a Barista Beans contest winner!

Photo credit: Barista Beans Last month I entered a contest that was held at Foodie Blogroll by Barista Beans, a fresh-roasted organic coffee bean company. I entered the contest by simply leaving a comment. You don’t even need to have a blog to enter the contests at Foodie Blogroll, just be a member. It’s free. … Continue reading