Archive of ‘Appetizers’ category

Sweet Potato Pinwheels

Posted on November 4, 2017

Thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring the farm tour!   Sweet Potato Pinwheels are the star in November’s issue of Direct Magazine’s The Recipe Box!  Visiting Alvernaz Farms on tour with the California Farm Water Coalition in Livingston, where fourth generation family farmer Jim Alvernaz grows 100 acres of sweet potatoes, inspired me to […]

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Simply Scrumptious!

Posted on August 16, 2017

Just in time for the end of summer vacation and back to school – a return to “our regularly scheduled programming”, here is a charming cookbook filled with delicious, nutritious, simple recipes, using ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen!

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Cookbook Corner: My Fat Dad

Posted on February 13, 2017

Disclosure: My Fat Dad is generously providing one copy of the book for a giveaway.  I was not compensated in any way for writing this post, and all the opinions are my own. Author Dawn Lerman grew up with parents that were on opposite ends of the eating spectrum…among other challenges.  Her father, who at […]

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Olive Appetizers and a Giveaway!

Posted on September 6, 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for writing three posts about the 2016 International Food Bloggers Conference, I was given a reduced rate to attend. I was not compensated in any other way, and all the opinions expressed are my own. This is the second of the three posts. Our family loves olives…I mean we really love them! […]

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Tangerine Hatch Chile Hummus

Posted on August 9, 2016

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce supplied the Hatch Chiles, Not Ketchup Dipping Sauce, Hatch Chile Powder and other ingredients for the recipe development in this post. I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions expressed are my own. It’s August, and that means Hatch Chile time!  It’s a short season -only until September- so […]

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