Food

Fizzy Champagne Poke Cake with Whipped Icing

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Happy New Year 2017! I don’t know about you all, but I was sipping on the bubbly last night. In fact, the bubbly was flowing for the adults, and the kids (in the form of sparkling cider). For a fun New year’s Eve dessert, I made a poke cake with a whipped topping. Normally, if I am […]

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Boozy New Year’s Cranberry Champagne Scone Breakfast Recipe

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Happy almost New Year’s! I know we will have a solid 24 hours left in 2016, but I felt I had to share this recipe with you now so you can start baking stat. If you don’t want to use Champagne (call it Sparkling Wine so the French don’t chasse you down), you can use […]

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Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Soup Recipes

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This weekend we have family coming to celebrate New Year’s with us. My cousin and I are going to tackle the Instant Pot. We plan to first experiment with making soup. Why soup? I want to give them something comforting and warm after their travels. I have been looking around Pinterest and am thinking of trying […]

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Christmas 2016: Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

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Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays! Surprisingly (not), I received a kitchen device/cooking item as a Christmas gift. I was gifted an Instant Pot! You know, the pressure cooker, crockpot, sauté pan, steamer, rice cooker, yogurt maker?  I feel like the rest of America already has, and raves about this cooking miracle.  I have read the user’s manual […]

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Ella’s Fine Food & Drink: A Culinary Must in Westerly, RI

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I am in love with every. single. morsel I ate at Ella’s Fine Food & Drink, located in Westerly, RI. I have driven by the restaurant a million times. I heard great things about their food. Every one in the World knows of Taylor Swift taking cooking lessons with Chef Jeanie Roland. But had I eaten […]

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Nickel & Nickel Wine Dinner at Foxwoods Resort Casino

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Sometimes I surprise my husband, sometimes I do not. He did not seem surprised when we got a spiffed up for a date night, only to find I had the date wrong. The Nickel & Nickel wine dinner was in fact two days  later in the week. Oops. Naturally we could not make date night […]

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