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Crisco Brand Olive Oil Review

Last month I found a recipe contest where the grand prize was a trip to Italy. Talk about my dream come true! I was so excited that I ran out and bought the product required for the contest-Crisco Extra Virgin Olive Oil. What a waste of time and money. Photo credit: Crisco products Most of … Continue reading

Our Valley Cooks Food Expo Pt. 2

Today I promised part 2 of my review of the Our Valley Cooks food expo and I hope this is going to be posted tonight. WordPress has been having some issues today which has prevented me from posting this so I am typing my entry into a word processing document that I can copy and … Continue reading

Our Valley Cooks Food Expo Pt. 1

Photo credit:  Our Valley Cooks What a wonderful experience I had at the Our Valley Cooks Food Expo 2011.The expo benefited Meridian Community Care for their many wonderful programs in the Youngstown, OH area. Being on the volunteer side of the expo gave me an experience very different from my husband. Phil had a great time walking … Continue reading

Rustic Bolognese sauce-a recipe review

Before I get into my review of the Rustic Bolognese sauce recipe, I feel it’s only fair to let you in on a secret. When someone visits my blog and leaves a comment with a link back to their blog, I actually go and visit your blog! Sometimes I even leave a comment.  How about … Continue reading

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping … Continue reading

Eye candy and second chances

I found a great photoblog that I hope my readers will enjoy. It’s full of Italian eye candy. Take a visit to Napoli Unplugged Photoblog for some wonderful shots of Italy. I spent 15 minutes there this morning. For a second chance at winning your own copy of Beyond the Pasta by Mark Leslie, hop … Continue reading

Keeping busy

The last few days I have been busy with a few things around here. One thing I have done is gone back to a previous theme I used for this blog because I like the layout better and it allows my header to be shown in full. I also like the tabs for the pages … Continue reading