March 31, 2011

The Royal Wedding Cake


(Photo courtesy of http://thefrisky.com)

If you’re going ga-ga over the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton (I know my entire family is!), then you’ll be pleased to know that more wedding details have been revealed.  Fiona Cairns, cake designer, has let some info slip about the royal wedding cake! Keep reading to find out what it’s going to be like! Read the rest of this entry »

Baseball Eats!

Major League Baseball kicks off tonight! Is anyone else getting pumped? I am! Every year, I tell myself that this could be the year that the Chicago Cubs break their curse and win a World Series. I’m actually going to be at the Cubs game on Saturday. Woo! It’s an afternoon game, so I’ll be chowing done on a Chicago-style hot dog, french fries and a couple beers.

The only bad thing is that it’s going to be pretty cold. But just as long as it doesn’t rain, I can make the best out of any situation. Plus, there are about 25 of us going. What does that mean? We could get an entire section of El for ourselves! That alone would be a fun sight to see. Keep reading for some yummy baseball eats!

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Elite 8: (3) Banana vs. (5) Clementine

Number 5 grape smashed pumpkin to make it into the Final Four! Here comes our next Elite 8 match-up:

These underdogs defeated winter staples, orange and sweet potato. But only one winter item can make it to the Final Four. Will you vote for banana or clementine?

Need more information before you cast your vote? Check out our best banana and clementine recipes below!
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March 30, 2011

Sick of Snacking? 5 Ways to Use Almonds in the Kitchen

Are you a nut for nuts? I am! I love to snack on lots of different kinds of nuts, from almonds to peanuts and pecans to pistachios. But, I rarely use nuts when I’m cooking. My mind just never seems to equate a nut with a dinner meal. Now, that I’ve done some Recipe4Living research, I know that there are tons of way to cook with all different sorts of nuts. But rather than go through all of them–that would make us all a bit nutty-I’m sticking with almonds! I’ve found ways to use almonds in breakfasts, appetizers, dinners, sides and desserts!

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