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Carrot Crinkle Cookie Sandwiches*

Katie Holmes finally filed for divorce from Jump On Couches (my Indian name for Tom Cruise). It’s freaking hot outside. You can tell because everyone and their mother is posting a picture of the temperature on Facebook. …cause you know, you totally couldn’t have known it was hot without...
Jalapeno Sweet Corn Muffins | The Novice Chef Blog

Jalapeno Sweet Corn Muffins*

These days it’s all the rage to “Cook like your grandmother”. Meaning, cook everything you eat from scratch…without any preservatives, boxed goods or canned crap. The thought behind it is, we will all live a much longer life. I have no idea if this is true — and I...
Double Dark Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt | thenovicechefblog.com

Double Dark Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt*

It has rained every day for the past 5 days. Seriously. Thursday was the first day with no rain and I thought I might actually cry with joy! Tropical Storm Debby was a total witch and decided Jacksonville was a great place to snuggle in for a few days....
Lake Chelan, Washington Sunset

Tree Top Apple Orchards in Washington*

Last month Seattle was infiltrated with food bloggers and the brilliant minds behind Tree Top planned a trip to the center of Washington state to visit their bountiful apple orchards. The drive from Seattle into the Lake Chelan area of Washington was absolutely breath taking. This Southern girl is not used to...