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Get Snow Buzzed: Best Winter Cocktails of 2017

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…because Mother Nature is a fickle little minx so kick back and (responsibly) enjoy a little warmth with our favorite winter drinks & cocktails this year. Rum, rye, vodka, jalapeño and ginger.  These are a few of my favorite things, especially when the winter bites.  When you’re snowed in or snowed out, the one friend […]

14 Best Super Bowl Party Food Ideas & Recipes For 2017

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…because it’s officially that time of year when you have the Super Bowl part planned, but are drawing blanks on what to serve for food.  Browse some of the best Super Bowl food recipes from appetizers to snacks to desserts and drinks. 1.  Buffalo Chicken Super Bowl Cheese Balls: 2.  Double Chocolate Football Cupcakes: 3. […]

These Exact Christmas Cocktails Will Get You Through the Holidays

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…because if Santa Claus is coming right down Santa Claus Lane, I’m going to need a minute.  I’m also going to need to be heavily intoxicated for the majority of December.  Who’s with me? Christmas is the time of year when you surround yourself with the people that you and, well, in order to […]

11 Santa Approved Christmas Cookie Recipes

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…because if you’re every going to make large quantities of coies and then eat said coies, Christmas is clearly the time. Similar to anything I try to make, it never los quite like the original recipe.  However, even if they can’t lo exactly the same at least they taste just as good.  Flip through our […]

The Most Inspiring Christmas Cupcakes & Decorating Ideas

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…because your heart is in the right place, but your baking talent may not be.  Get inspired by these crazy Christmas cupcakes. We’re going on record stating that not only would we not know how to make any of these Christmas cupcakes, but we’re pretty sure we wouldn’t be able to eat them correctly either. […]

9 Cool Halloween Cocktails & Drinks That Spooked My Liver

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…because if you’re going to have a co-ed Halloween party you’re going to need a little something for everyone.  Boo!  Swipe through our favorite spoy cocktails for 2017. Check out our favorite Halloween cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks of the season.  We couldn’t the candy corn layered milkshake any than we do! 1.  Best […]

The Apple and Ginger Beer Cocktail Perfect for Autumn Days

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I’m 2 years in and still not over my ginger beer obsession.  Clearly, my all-time favorite is the Moscow Mule, but with Fall approaching I was loing to welcome the season with something new that had an Autumn-like kick to it.  Since I’ve boycotted apple-picking ever since Fall of ’89, I had to get my […]

Crowd-Pleasing Cannoli Dip Recipe For 2017

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It’s always a win when you’re able to throw a dessert together super quickly and present something that everyone s.  This cannoli dip kills it because adults and kids it.  The best part?  It takes about 5 minutes to make and 10 minutes to chill.  Check out the recipe and ingredients below…and thanks … Cast […]

Wishful Drinking: 9 Summer Cocktails Perfect for 4th of July Weekend

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…because the perfect cocktail really completes any summer day. Editor’s picks for the best summer cocktails of 2016 (and the perfect way to spend your Fourth of July).  The sun, beach, sand and an easy breezy cocktail…it’s all you really need to help wind down and enjoy the summer.  Check out our favorite drinks you […]

Hare It Is: The Best Bunny Cookies For Easter 2017

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If you’re searching for a little something Easter-ish to throw together, these bunny coies were simple to do.  I think I saw something along these s on , (or some other form of social media used for making us feel inferior).  The key for me, is that they’re made using an egg-shaped coie cutter.  I […]

12 Best Mother’s Day Brunch Menu Ideas and Recipes for 2017

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…because your mom gave you life so, clearly, the absolute least you can do for her is plan an award winning brunch for Mother’s Day.  No pressure, right?  From classic breakfast recipes to innovative lunch ideas, desserts and, of course, cocktails and drinks to make this one of her favorite boozy brunches of 2017.  Here’s […]

Your New Pre-Workout Protein Shake for 2017

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The FitNut Almond Milk Protein Shake A pre-workout power punch! This is a tasty, pre-workout meal and super- health boost! It has enough carbohydrates to supply stamina for you workout and protein to feed your muscles!  So make it and down it before you workout and start reaping the benefits. Protein Shake Ingredients: 12 oz. unsweetened […]

The ONE Kale Smoothie You Need to Start Your Morning With

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There are a million different types of smoothies on the market that promise and promote high energy, key nutrients, and metabolic stabilization. Here’s the one morning smoothie that’ll help you get through important moments of your day in a super powerful way!

15 Best Champagne Cocktails For the Best 2017 Ever

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…because you’re going to need a strong buzz to all year round and, well, these 15 champagne inspired cocktails & drinks may do just that. Some folks say you don’t need to drink to have a good time.  We don’t know who those folks are or why they would say something like that.  Whether you’re […]

Best Valentine’s Day Cupcakes & Dessert Recipes You Have to See to Believe

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Nothing says “I you” quite like a heart shaped dessert.  Am I right?  And nothing says “it’ll never lo like the recipe” quite like trying to bake it.  Either way, we say go bold and give it a try anyway.  We’ve rounded up some of the best Valentine’s Day recipes for the sweetest cupcakes, […]

The Best Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

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  Unfortunately tomato season has to come to an end every year.  As the season winds down and those tomatoes who are kissed by fall replace the most icate tomatoes of summer, they make the perfect match for Green Goddess Dressing.  Dress the tomatoes with Goddess Dressing, garnish with fresh basil and hot peppers for […]

The Best Valentine’s Day Cookies You Can Make Yourself

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…because the best way to your true ’s heart is with a coie you made all by yourself.  Flip through our picks for the best coies to make this Valentine’s Day EXTRA sweet. [ Swipe Left ] Sometimes the best gift is one you can bake yourself.  Whether you’re just comfortable decorating a store bought coie or want to […]

Raspberry Smash Cocktail

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My new summer cocktail is easy to make and icious.  It is also made with bourbon or rye, which makes it pretty near perfect. Raspberry Smash 1/2 Pint of Raspberries 0r about 1 Cup 10-12 oz Bourbon or Rye 10-12 oz Club Soda 5 oz Ginger Ale Add the raspberries to a Mason Jar and macerate […]

Best Homemade Fresh Fruit Freeze Pops

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If you’re loing to create some frozen treats that go slightly beyond freezing juice on a stick, we’ve got you covered.  Check out our take on these freeze pops made with fresh fruit…. What you’ll need: 1/2 to one cup of coconut water, flavor of choice (optional, I used peach mango) 2 cups of pineapple (can […]

Easy and Colorful Grilled Avocado Recipe

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Our obsession with all things avocado continues.  Deemed the “good fat” avocado can help with lowering cholesterol, are loaded with fiber, filled with antioxidants and, plus, they just taste really good!  Outside of tossing these into your salad, you can create some tasty side dishes especially when you fire up the grill this summer.  Here’s […]

10 Chrissy Teigen Recipes That Have Us Drooling

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We all things Chrissy Teigen.  From being a successful supermo, Sports Illustrated cover mo, and current co-host of Lip Sync Battle, there’s nothing Chrissy can’t do.  She’s beautiful, smart, outspen, funny and, apparently, a passionate chef. On her Instagram account, which we strongly suggest you follow for a nice combination of candid bikini shots […]

The Meatball Recipe from The Meatball Shop is Literally My Reason for Living

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One of the best casual, yet trendy, dining experiences in New York City is The Meatball Shop.  Once you go to one of their 6 locations you’ll be forever changed.  The co-owners, Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman, released one of their own recipes to the public, which I highly recommend you try. However, nothing beats the […]

My Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Fact – there is truly no easier pickle to make than the pickled red onion.  Frankly it is a very versatile pantry staple that is perfect on, tacos, salad, in ceviche, on grilled fish, with roast pork shoulder, on deviled eggs or with some cheese and crackers.   Pickled Red Onions 2 red onions 1 tablespoon […]

The 12 Best Pulled Pork Recipes Ever

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…because we take comfort in comfort food and so should you. Flip through our 12 favorites! [ Swipe Left ] We everything “pulled pork,” but how many pulled pork sandwiches can you really have? 10? 34? After that you’re loing for some new options. While the sandwich version will always be in our top […]

More Copycat Dessert & Side Recipes So You Can Become a Fast Food Chef

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After the success of the first copycat recipes we thought we’d do a little detective work to find even chain restaurant recipes that you can master in the privacy of your own kitchen.  Impress the fam with these: 1.  How to Make Copycat Mac & Cheese Like Panera’s Here’s one that I’ll need to […]

Auntie Fee’s Sweet Treats is the BEST Cooking Show in the World

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**Warning** Strong (Yet Funny) Language Used …because we’ve come a long way from The Frugal Gourmet.  A friend of mine had texted me this video a little while back and (now I don’t want to oversell this), but this may in fact just be the best Youtube video my eyes and ears have ever experienced […]

Edible Lego Heads! Everything is Awesome!

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If you’re like me (lazy) and loing for something simple (shortcut) to put together (for the kids?), these candy covered marshmallow Legos are easy to do.  Truth be told, I didn’t have the drive to make them out of cake pops and it’s way easier to open a  couple of bags of marshmallows.  Check it […]

Rogue Beard Beer

Rogue Beard Beer

Was I intrigued by Rogue’s Beard Beer because of the label?  Absolutely.  Regardless of the enticing packaging, it happens to be a pretty good beer.  The beer is brewed with a yeast created from Brewmaster John Maier’s beard.  Yes, brewed with real live beard yeast. If you have ever home brewed, the Beard Beer will be […]

My Bourbon Thoughts: Stagg Jr.

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George T. Stagg, part of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC), has become one of the sought after bottles released every year.  We reviewed it here and d it.  The folks at Buffalo Trace decided to release a ‘little brother’ version in the Stagg Jr.  The bottle here is from the second release of […]

We Found The Most Useful Online Video EVER

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“Coing with Sue” shows you how to make toast from bread in this how-to video that will change your life forever! Thanks to Sue’s detailed video you too can turn your bread into toast in 3 easy steps. As is always the case, the best part of Youtube is the : Wait, I don’t get it, I followed […]