Month: August 2017

Product Reviews

CUPCAKES!!

This product was tested and reviewed by Renee of Don’t Make Me Call My Flying Monkeys. Gluten-free? Really? I am one person who is always up for trying something new and this time it would be gluten-free cupcakes baked by Twiggy’s Cupcake Diet. They arrived packed in a cooler box […]

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Mama’s Fire Sauces

This product was tested and reviewed by Vivian of Let’s Try These…. When Lis asked me if I would be willing to do a product review on hot sauce I was excited. We don’t mind heat in our household, but we like the heat to be more of a background […]

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Chocoley Chocolate

This product was tested and reviewed by Matt of Thyme In Our Kitchen. I love when packages come for me. Especially when I open it up and it’s full of chocolate. That meant I was extremely happy when I opened up the box that contained a whole variety of chocolate […]

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Kelapo Extra Virgin Oil

This product was tested and reviewed by Julie of One-Wall Kitchen. Lately, when I catch up on nutrition, health, and food articles, I’m finding that coconut-based products are popping up more and more frequently. I grew up and still enjoy eating fresh coconut, I frequently drink coconut water either straight […]

Food Talk

Preserving High Acid Foods

in apples applesauce canning preserving tomatoes Written by Lori Zappala of Lori’s Lipsmacking Goodness When people hear about canning they sometimes shriek with fear. I guess it is the botulism thing or maybe it’s the BIG amount of work that they think is involved in the canning process. With our […]

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Photography Tips: After the Shot

in digital imaging image editing Photography post-processing This article is the fourth in a four part series on photography tips written by Marika of Madcap Cupcake Despite our best efforts to get everything right before we click the button, photos can generally benefit from a little tweaking after the fact. […]

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Photography Tips: Composition

in composition Photography photography tips This article is the third in a four part series on photography tips written by Marika of Madcap CupcakeComposition is undoubtedly a key element of photography. While many of you have a natural knack for seeing subjects in the best possible way, others may struggle […]

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Photography Tips: Basic Lighting

in flash Lighting natural light Photography Tips This article is the first in a four part series on photography tips written by Marika of Madcap Cupcake Lighting is one of the most important elements to consider in order to create a successful photograph. In addition to your light source, one […]

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We’re Makin’ Pickles!

in canning pickling preserving fruits and vegetables Written by L*Joy of SoupSpoon It all started with a garden. Anyone who has one, or knows someone who does, understands exactly what I mean when I say that there are some weeks in the middle of summer where you have fixed a […]

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Breaking Bread

in family Greek food Written by MandyM of What the Fruitcake?! The more birthdays that pass, the less I seem to remember about being a pre-teen. Even my teen years seem to be a long blur of events all squished together and it takes something like a photo or an […]

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Cooking and Eating in Color

in Colorful Foods Written by Jenn of Running With Knives After completing the daunting and exhilarating March Daring Bakers Challenge, my first reaction was not to wipe my brow of the sweat of standing over a bubbling pot of ragu for hours, or massage my poor arms after vigorous kneading […]