Help Choose the Pillsbury Bake Off Winner

2014 pillsbury bake off panini

I recently was invited to go to Nashville and watch the 2014 Pillsbury Bake Off. In the world of food contests, this is a pretty big deal because it has the biggest cash prize – $1 Million! Last year, I also was able to attend and watch the event. It was held in Las Vegas.... Read More

Butterball Turkey Giveaway

Brown Bag Turkey Dinner

With Thanksgiving less than 2 weeks, I have a fun giveaway for ya! I must admit, I am a little stressed out because it will be the first year that I will be hosting Thanksgiving at my house. Hopefully, all my planning and preparing a head of time will pay off, but if needed, I can... Read More

Flashback Friday – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies |

I am still enjoying pumpkin so I had to update my go to recipe fro pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. When my daughter was younger, she was allergic to chocolate so I would make these for her with cinnamon chips. Either way is delish, but I am partial to the chocolate chip version! Pumpkin Chocolate Chip... Read More

Crisco Pie Baking Hotline

Crisco Pie & Baking Hotline

Thanksgiving is getting closer and pie baking is usually included. I recently discovered that there is help available if you run into any snags while making your Thanksgiving pies! You can even call them with any baking question during the holiday season. This year, the Crisco® Pie & Baking Hotline (1-877-367-7438) is back to help home bakers master their... Read More

Perfect Pie Crust

Perfect Pie Crust |

It is November now and we are getting closer to my favorite holiday – Thanksgiving! I always share some sort of recipes for Thanksgiving in November and this year I decided to do a weeks worth of pie recipes. To begin, we are starting off with a staple you will all need – how to... Read More

Soft Pretzel Twists

Homemade Soft Pretzel Twists |

I love going to the mall and getting one of those hot buttery pretzels from one of the many pretzel chains. There is just something about that tender dough topping with bits of salt. I crave it. So as part of bread week I decided to make an attempt at making those amazing soft pretzels... Read More

Pick Your Prize Giveaway

Pick Your Prize Giveaway

I have teamed up with some fellow bloggers to put together an awesome giveaway! With this giveaway, the winner gets to pick their prize! The winner will get to pic between: a 5 Qt Artisan Series KitchenAid Mixer with Pouring Shield (winner can choose their choice of color) an Apple Ipad Mini 16GB Wifi (winner... Read More

Snappy Salsa and Bacon Dip plus Entertaining with Tostitos

Snappy Salsa and Bacon Dip |

When October rolls around, I am ecstatic! October means it is fall and fall is my absolute favorite season! I love the cool crisp air and crunchy colorful autumn leaves. Since it is my favorite season, it is also a great time to share with friends and enjoy a lot of tasty snacks! No gathering would be complete without chips and... Read More