Bite Sized Twinkies Baked Alaska Recipe #TwinkieCookbook

Twinkies Baked Alaska

I wrote this recipe while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Twinkies. I received samples (lucky day right there!!!) and a promotional item to thank me for participating. To celebrate their comeback Twinkies is publishing a comeback edition of The Twinkie Cookbook. The best part?? They are asking fans for… 

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Where To Eat The World’s Most Expensive Foods

Worlds Most Expensive Food

Have you ever wondered where you have to go to taste the World’s most expensive dessert? Do you know what exquisite meal makes it worth a visit to Santa Monica, CA? How about which country bakes bread loafs and then sells the for $35 a pound…a POUND?? I found this infographic and was completely fascinated… 

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Baloian Farms Squash Kits & $50 Flash Giveaway

Baloian Farms Squash Kit

This post brought to you in partnership with Baloian Farms! I’m so excited to share that Baloian Farms has been nominated  for a new product award through the Fresno Food Expo.  Baloian Farms Squash Saute Kits are new to the market and provide a great way to easily cook and serve squash. We’ve tried this product and… 

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Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

cashew chocolate chip cookie recipe

It’s time for another delicious cookie recipe and what better than a mix of cashews and chocolate chips. This one-bowl cookie recipe is easy to make and doesn’t create a lot of dirty dishes…yay. These Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies are perfect for an afternoon snack or to take to your next get-together and is sure… 

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Classic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake

Sometimes the classics are the best. There will always be something new and different out there, but classics are always great! It’s finally strawberry season here in Northern Michigan which means one thing and one thing only: It’s time for STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE!!!! I heard of a new strawberry patch near my home so I had… 

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The Best Turkey Tomato Burger Recipe

Red Gold Turkey Burger

I was looking for a way to take turkey burgers up a notch. I love cooking with Red Gold tomatoes so I decided to mix in a can of tomatoes with the ground turkey. Red Gold offers a variety of diced tomatoes. I decided to try the Red Gold Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano…. 

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Vegetarian Mexican Salad Bowl Recipe

Vegetarian Mexican Salad

The quest for vegetarian meals that Em will like continues. I think I’ve found a winner with this vegetarian mexican salad bowl recipe. The best part? This is a no-cook, no-bake recipe so when it’s hot and muggy outside you don’t have to bother with turning on the stove or the oven. These Mexican Salad… 

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Perfect Summer Pasta Salad


Ahhhh, summer. The season of pool parties, backyard bbq’s, family reunions and camping. For us, it’s the most active time of the year. Living in northern Michigan we cherish these hot summer days because we know they won’t last for long. It’s also the season for taking a dish to pass to our favorite social… 

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