Deep Fried Poached Eggs…and a Le Creuset Giveaway


I know…whaaaat? But yes.  Deep Fried Poached Eggs. Imagine the ways you could use these.  In a sandwich.  On a burger.  In the most creative Eggs Benedict ever.  Atop pasta, or a bowl of cheesy grits, as I’ve done here.  There’s just no way in which deep fried poached eggs won’t be a game changer. […]

Macadamia and White Chocolate Chip Cookies for a Cookie Exchange…and A Giveaway!

macadamia nut cookies

Have you even done a search for holiday cookies recently? Don’t.  Just, don’t.  It’s overwhelming, and you’ll likely find yourself immersed in sugary concoctions on Pinterest, which will start with gingerbread cookies, then ginger recipes, then red hair shades, then you’ll drive 3 hours to have colorful stripes put into your hair because Pinterest thought […]

Mint Chocolate Brownies…and a Giveaway!

mint brownies

Day Five of my 12 Days of Giveaways is here…and are you ever in for a treat! Today I am offering up one of the most gorgeous pieces of culinary craftsmanship…a Boos Board by John Boos! But first…Mint Chocolate Brownies. If you know me at all, you know I have an affinity for fudgy brownies.  […]

12 Days of Doughmesstic Giveaways…and a Happy Birthday Wish!


Remember when I used to make cake?  Like, all the time? Yeah, me too. I kind of miss the days of all day baking, powdered sugar strewn about my kitchen, fondant in every color covering my counters, a sink full of dirty cake pans. Okay, not all of that is worth missing, but you get […]

Loving Las Vegas…and a Huge Giveaway!


Good morning!  I hope you had a great weekend, and are ready for a fun giveaway to continue my 12 Days of Giveaways!  if you haven’t already, you still have time to get in on the KitchenAid Mixer and Waffle Baker Giveaways, so make sure you do that! Today, however, is a little more, well, […]

12 Days of Giveaways…KitchenAid Waffle Baker

KitchenAid® Waffle Baker

Happy Sunday! Today I am thrilled to offer you one of my most favorite things…the KitchenAid Waffle Baker. Seriously – LOVE it. Waffles are a treat, in my opinion, reserved for breakfasts out or on fancy brunch buffets – not something you serve up at home on a regular basis.  Why?  Well, restaurants tend to […]

12 Days of Doughmesstic Giveaways…KitchenAid 5 Quart Stand Mixer


True story…I can’t tolerate that 12 Days of Christmas Song.  Another true story? I don’t trust anyone who knows, in order, days 6 thru 12 of that song.  Trustworthy folks chime in at 5 Gold-en riiinngs. You know it’s true. So anyway, 12 Days of Christmas has a nice ring to it, so I am […]

Tips and Tricks for the Perfect Turkey…and a Le Creuset Giveaway

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Thanksgiving.  It’s here.  You are likely in the kitchen, already prepping your meal.  Folks may even be over, you may have a kitchen full of family, toddlers underfoot, men wanting sandwiches before the bird has even been carved. But there are still holidays to prepare for, and turkey is one of those things that is […]

2013 Greenwich Wine & Food Festival…October 3-5


Kids…I don’t even know where to start. I swear, it seems like only a few short weeks ago that I made the drive to beautiful Greenwich, Connecticut to attend (and write about) the Greenwich Wine and Food Festival. Little did I know that gorgeous October day that not only would I be wandering the grounds […]