Denver Bronco/Carolina Panther Football Jersey Treats (and Throw In A Chocolate Covered Football While You’re At It)

  What’s more All-American than the Super Bowl? Not much, except maybe Rice Krispie treats. Certainly, they’ve been around longer. While the big game celebrates the big 5-0 this year, Rice Krispie Treats are at least 77 years old. They were invented by two Kellogg’s home economists, . Mildred Day and Malitta Jensen, who were…
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12 Midwestern Food Firsts (and A Couple Of The Region’s Best Recipes)

The other day I was cleaning out my cookbook cabinet trying to make room for a fun, fabulous, and very thick new cookbook that I got for Christmas. So it was time for “out with the old and in with the new” which, as a part-time hoarder, makes my heart race. I hate letting go…
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National Pie Day: A Northerner Tries The Southern Pie That Is Flying Off Store Shelves

National Pie Day is on the way – a day to reflect on the year in pie. Without a doubt, the hottest pie story of the year involved the popularity of Patti Labelle Sweet Potato Pies. Prior to a couple of months ago, most of us probably didn’t even know the R&B great had her…
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Two-Ingredient Ice Cream Bread – Can It Really Be This Yummy If It’s This Easy?

We’re now a couple of weeks removed from the holidays and you might just now be recovering from the frenetic pace of shopping, card writing, and party going  – and if you’re like me, baking. I’m not sure what it is about the holidays, but it puts some of us into baking overdrive. Most of…
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Elvis Presley Cake – No Peanut Butter And Banana Involved. Thank You. Thank You Very Much.

When I think of Elvis I have a lot of happy food memories. As a kid, I remember having a sleepover with a couple of good friends. We watched Girl Happy and baked chocolate chip cookies. Come to think of it, that sounds like a good time even as an adult. Of course, when you…
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