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Fruit Desserts for the 4th of July

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The 4th of July is a holiday that calls for the bold red, white and blue colors of the American Flag. It’s easy to find decorations in these colors if you’re having a backyard barbecue or pool party and want to create a festive atmosphere, but it is difficult to find food in these colors in foods. Fortunately, while a little bit of food coloring ... Read More »

5 Must-Try Strawberry Treats for Mother’s Day

Strawberry Desserts

Mother’s Day is the second Sunday in May every year and that usually means we get perfect spring weather to celebrate. We can have brunch outdoors with friends and family, and we have a lot more fresh fruit and veggie options to choose from than we would earlier in the year. Strawberries tend to really come into their own right around Mother’s Day, so while ... Read More »

Mom’s Kitchen Limited Edition KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer

Custom "Mom's Kitchen" Mixer

Everyone wants to get their mom something special on Mother’s Day, and for a mom that spends time in the kitchen, one of the most exciting gifts you can pick out is a stand mixer. To make a mixer even more special, CHEFS is offering a Mom’s Kitchen Limited Edition KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer, a custom-painted stand mixer that has been painted to be the perfect gift ... Read More »

Peep Vodka Lemon Drop

Peep Vodka Lemon Drop

A lemon drop is a cocktail that is made with vodka, lemon juice and sugar – rather like a grown up version of lemonade. It’s a mix of sweet and sour (with some vodka, of course) and it’s pretty refreshing as cocktails go. It also has a lovely yellow color to it that is part of what made me think that a lemon drop would ... Read More »

5 Egg-cellent Easter Treats

Egg-cellent Easter Ideas

Coloring Easter eggs is a holiday tradition for people of all ages, not just for kids, but dying a bunch of hard boiled eggs isn’t the only way to have an egg-cellent easter. The following are five egg-centric recipes that are all fun and tasty ways to celebrate Easter with a little flair: Instead of buying all your Easter candy, you can make your own ... Read More »

Williams Sonoma Eco-Eggs Egg Coloring Kit, reviewed

Eco Egg Kit

I’ve always loved dying eggs in the springtime for Easter and have done it just about every year since I was a kid. Whether I’m doing a simple design or a more complex one, the colorful eggs are always fun to make. There are all kinds of kits out there that you can use to dye your eggs, and the Williams Sonoma Eco Eggs Egg ... Read More »

Wilton 3D Lamb Pan

Wilton Stand-Up Lamb Pan

A large cake can make an impressive centerpiece at any party, and a shaped cake can even be more attention-getting. Scuplting a cake into a centerpiece is not a project that most of us want to take on at home, since it is a messy project that requires quite a lot of cake. Fortunately, there are easier ways and Wilton makes some cake pans that ... Read More »

5 Irish Soda Bread Recipes to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Oats and Honey Irish Soda Bread with Raisins

Irish soda bread is an easy to make quick bread that is a staple for St Patrick’s Day celebrations. It’s a great all-purpose bread to make because not only can you put an almost unlimited number of variations on the basic recipe, but it is so easy that anyone can bake it (no matter how intimidated they are by the thought of baking bread). I’ve ... Read More »

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