Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway

Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway

Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway Update: please note this giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Debbie (#26) who won the giveaway. Happy Monday! Or not…Here’s my attempt to make Monday a little better with this giveaway. I recently was provided with a few Tastefully Simple products to sample from their spring/summer line: 29 minute citrus […]

Cronuts and more from Peterson’s Donut Corner

Cronuts and more from Peterson’s Donut Corner

Cronuts and more from Peterson’s Donut Corner I’ve heard a lot of good things about Peterson’s Donut Corner, including their super sized donuts, plentiful selection, and most recently: their addition of cronuts. So this weekend, Mr. K and I finally made the trip over to Escondido to try out the donuts. The donut store is […]

Royal India Del Mar Lunch Buffet

Royal India Del Mar Lunch Buffet

Royal India Del Mar Lunch Buffet   While running errands a few weekends ago, we noticed that Royal India Del Mar is now open for lunch on weekends. It previously had served a lunch buffet on weekdays but was only open for dinner on weekends. The weekday lunch buffet is $9.99 per person. On weekends, […]

Del Taco Crunchtada

Del Taco Crunchtada

Del Taco Crunchtada I have a serious weakness for tostadas. I can never resist eating them if they are at a party or ordering it if it’s on a menu. So I was pretty excited when I saw the commercials for Del Taco’s new Crunchtada, which is priced at just $1. They also have variations […]

Popcorn Cauliflower

Popcorn Cauliflower

Popcorn Cauliflower Crunchy baked pieces of cauliflower make a fun snack, side dish, or mini meal. This is a healthier version of popcorn chicken that still tastes delicious. I’ve been wanting to make popcorn cauliflower for a while now, but it took me  a few attempts to get me to this recipe. My first thought […]

Corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day

Corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day

Corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! I look forward to St. Patrick's Day because it's the only time of year that corned beef is on sale.  I love corned beef.  I'm not sure why.  There's something about this salty, fatty meat, mixed with potatoes and cabbage that is really addicting. […]

US Open 2013

US Open 2013

US Open 2013 Next to eating, one of my favorite activities is watching tennis and it’s always been my dream to attend the US Open at Flushing Meadows. When I lived in Long Island as a child, every summer the newspapers would be filled with information about the US Open. It was only a short […]

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought I’d do a post sharing some recipe ideas and tips. Appetizer/Sides Avocado Bacon Fries Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries Brazilian Cheese Breads Crispy Oven Baked Fries Double Stuffed Potatoes Mushroom Pizzas Pumpkin Hummus Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes Breads 40 Minute Rolls Butter […]

Sargento Cheese

Sargento Cheese

Sargento Cheese As part of the Foodbuzz publisher program, I recently was selected to sample Sargento’s Natural Cheese slices and see how they compare with processed cheeses. We were given a $25 giftcard to buy a pack of Sargento cheese slices, a processed cheese for comparison, and an accompaniment for the cheeses. I’ve purchased Sargento […]