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Win an iPad Mini, 2 eCookbooks & a KIND snack bar cube at - Dec 1 thru Dec 16, 2013

Happy Holidays: Win an iPad Mini and More!

December is here and what a year 2013 has been. I have been blessed with so many wonderful people in my life and I am so very thankful for their love and support. From farm tours to ebooks and now seeing my olive oil book become published, I am forever grateful for you, my readers […]

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Join Me at the Sharp Women’s Health Conference {Giveaway}

  Things change when you have kids. And I’m not just talking about the physical transformation a woman’s body goes through after giving birth to multiple children. Your priorities shift, too, which may seem obvious when I say it, but at the time, you don’t really think about it until it happens. Over time I […]

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Vegetable Latkes

Vegetable Latkes and a Giveaway

Who would have thought that my 12-year old Professor would eat vegetables. This is the boy who wanted plain noodles and bland food when he was old enough to express an opinion. Now he eats broccoli, brussels sprouts and <gasp> tomato soup! It goes to show that you should never give up introducing veggies to […]

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Cooking Techniques with Olive Oil

New Ebook: Cooking Techniques with Olive Oil {Giveaway}

I am stoked and thrilled to be writing this post. After months of no sleep, hard work, no sleep and endless days behind the computer, I am ready to share with the world my latest project. I had a great opportunity presented to me, and instead of thinking rationally, I took the bull by the […]

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Nutrition Unmasked and a Giveaway!

Of all the subjects you learn in school, there are many practical things that weren’t taught when I was in school. Balancing a checkbook, living on a budget and understanding good nutrition. As I watch my kids go through school, I see some changes in the curriculum, but I find that my husband and I […]

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How to Cook with Saffron and a HUGE Saffron Giveaway!

Have you ever cooked with saffron? Most of us would answer, no. I remember when I was single, working in Miami and wanting to make some basmati rice with saffron. I didn’t have any saffron in my pitiful bachelorette kitchen, so I went to the Whole Foods Market next to my place to buy some. […]

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Whole Wheat Galette with Apple and Cranberry and a Giveaway!

I don’t know what happened, but we are 9 days away from Thanksgiving. And I get to host the family turkey dinner for the very first time. I have made turkey and all the fixings before my immediate clan of five, but I have never had to host the BIG family meal. I am not […]

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Saffron & Raisin Pound Cake and a Giveaway!

As I have mentioned time and time again on my blog, I do not consider myself a baker. I do not have the training or second sense when it comes to baking. Nor, do I have the patience to meticulously decorate my baked creations. I gravitate towards simpler desserts, where a primary ingredient gets all […]

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Welcome to the New Family Spice & Chunky New England Clam Chowder

I have waited a long, LOOOONG time to write this post! WOOT! WOOT! I am super excited to introduce ya’ll to the NEW Family Spice website! YAY! It’s more than a cosmetic change, too. I won’t bore you with the gastly details, but thanks to my dear friend Karin (a.k.a. the Data Base Queen) and […]

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The Joys of Saffron and a Holiday Giveaway For You!

The Joys of Saffron and a Holiday Giveaway For You!

Saffron. This exotic spice evokes images and scents of far and exotic places. Outdoor markets, or bazaars, filled with dates, nuts and tea leaves. It’s deep red threads yields a gorgeous and rich yellow color when soaked in hot water, making it a wonderful natural dye. But, it also carries a distinct aroma that reminds […]

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