Category Archives: Brand Posts

Citrus and Hemp Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette (Just Hemp Foods – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Today’s recipe for #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar is brought to you with the help of Just Hemp Foods: Citrus Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  Yes. Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  The combination is amazing. 

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Buttercream Frosting (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

This recipe for Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Buttercream Frosting won second place at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair in the Chocolate Cake category; it’s today’s #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar post. This week of chocolate and a fabulous chocolate package … Continue reading

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Fudgy Brownies (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Thick, rich, Fudgy Brownies are today’s #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar recipe. These simple, one bowl brownies are made with ingredients you likely always have on hand in your pantry.  It’s time for brownies…and a chocolate giveaway that you won’t believe. 

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Thick and Chewy (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway)

This recipe for Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip cookies won the Blue Ribbon award for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair, held recently at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. That cinched it; it was … Continue reading

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#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar Kickoff (Giveaway)

This is the kickoff of a week of fabulous chocolate recipes from me and a host of other food bloggers, in conjunction with #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar. Not only will there be a week of chocolate recipes headed your way, … Continue reading

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Eggplant Cutlet Salad with Balsamic Roasted Onion and Artichoke (Meatless Monday – Dominex®)

Today I’m pairing up with Dominex® “The Eggplant People” and Meatless Monday. This recipe for Eggplant Cutlet Salad also has Balsamic Roasted Onions and Artichoke Hearts, crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, fresh oregano leaves and a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette. Ready to … Continue reading

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Sausage Cheese Balls

This super-easy twist on the classic Sausage Cheese Ball recipe is made using a can of refrigerated crescent dinner rolls. They are unbelievably moist, tender, spicy, cheesy, goodness; perfect for holiday entertaining and snacking, you’d better make a double batch … Continue reading

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Tennessee Teacakes (Cookies for Kids’ Cancer)

Today’s post is a special one; this Tennessee Teacake recipe is what I sent out to three other food bloggers participating in The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, benefiting Cookies for Kids’ Cancer.  

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Bloody Mary Cocktail with Fresh Tomato Juice

After being contacted by Williams-Sonoma and asked to participate in their Bloody Mary Project, I thought it was about time I posted my recipe for a Blood Mary Cocktail. During tomato season, I always make fresh tomato juice; I’ve used … Continue reading

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Black and White Bean Salad

This Black and White Bean Salad recipe is super-easy, tart and tangy, and perfect as a salad or as a dip and is a great Meatless Monday meal. I’ve had a lot going on around the house lately; there’s a … Continue reading

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