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How to Eat a Whole Lobster

No Comments | Written on April 24, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

We all know a whole lobster is a decadent treat, but it can be intimidating to figure out the best way to get every single delicious morsel.  Today we are going to show you an easy step-by-step way to eat a whole lobster!

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Kale and Mozzarella Mini Frittatas

No Comments | Written on April 23, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

It’s an elegant egg dish for breakfast…

It’s an easy “grab and go” muffin…

It’s both!

These mini frittatas or egg “muffins” are jam packed with healthy ingredients to start your day off right.

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Tropical Crunch Smoothie

No Comments | Written on April 22, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This easy smoothie is not only a fun afternoon snack, it helps remind you that summer is just around the corner!

Filled with tropical flavors and finished off with a colorful, crunchy topping, it is sure to make you smile.

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Electric Ebelskiver Maker Giveaway

248 Comments | Written on April 21, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This week, we are going to have a little fun with breakfast!   If you like pancakes, you will love Ebelskivers!  These delicious Danish pancake ‘puffs’ are easy to make if you have the right equipment.

Did you enter the “KitchenAid Food Processor” giveaway last week?  Click here to find out if you are the winner!  (Winners have three days to respond before an alternate winner is selected!)

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Oats and Flax Blueberry Crumble with Greek Yogurt

1 Comment | Written on April 18, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This easy dessert will serve you well this holiday weekend, or throughout the summer!  You can’t get much better than a fruit crumble. The version I have for you today features one of my favorite fruits – blueberries!

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Currant-Orange Bundt Cake

1 Comment | Written on April 17, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Looking for a show-stopping dessert to serve this Easter weekend?  This Currant-Orange Bundt Cake is ready to wow.

It just happens to be another recipe I picked up at the Four Seasons Boston and comes straight from the pastry kitchen of the luxury hotel.

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New England Lobster Roll

2 Comments | Written on April 16, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

I’m not kidding when I tell you this might be the best lobster roll I have ever tasted!  Now, I can’t take all the credit, because this recipe actually comes from Chef Vosika at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston.  I knew it was going to be good because New Englanders know their lobster!

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Our Favorite Egg-cellent Recipes with Eggs

No Comments | Written on April 15, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to share some of my favorite recipes using eggs!

From egg whites, to hard boiled eggs there’s something for everyone in this recipe round-up.

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KitchenAid Food Processor Giveaway

460 Comments | Written on April 14, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This giveaway is now closed.  

Congratulations to our winner, comment #265 Margaret Robinson!

Please email Kristina.Vanni@meredith.com right away to claim your prize.  Winners have 3 days to respond before an alternate winner is selected.  

If you didn’t win this time around, don’t worry!  Check out newest blog giveaway here.  

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Are you ready to slice and dice your way into summer?  This appliance from KitchenAid will make food preparation a snap!

Did you enter the “Cuisinart Belgian Waffle Maker” giveaway last week?  Click here to find out if you are the winner!  (Winners have three days to respond before an alternate winner is selected!)

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Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Sticky Buns – Best Blogger Breakfast or Brunch Winner

2 Comments | Written on April 11, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

During the month of February we hosted a contest looking for the best of the best recipes for Breakfast and Brunch.   There were hundreds of outstanding entries and after careful deliberation, our judges have declared a winner!  Congratulations to Jessica from Savory Experiments for her “Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Sticky Buns!”

You can find the winning recipe here –>  http://bread.betterrecipes.com/old-fashioned-butterscotch-sticky-buns.html

(Photo from Savory Experiments)

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