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Mother’s Day Sunrise Surprise

| May 1, 2011
Mother’s Day Sunrise Surprise

Start Mother’s Day off right with a beautiful breakfast in bed. A pretty tray set with the good dishes and real linens, a fresh flower and some delicious food will put a smile on Mom’s face that will last all day. Golden Sunrise French Toast gets a  special boost with evaporated milk and a splash […]

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Simple Spring Sweets

| May 1, 2011
Simple Spring Sweets

Serve up a sweet surprise with these easy recipes Cooking Channel and Univision star Ingrid Hoffmann shares her ideas to liven up springtime desserts. Ingrid suggests combining fresh, seasonal flavors with sweetened condensed milk to ensure perfect homemade and easy desserts year-round. Serve up a sweet surprise with these delicious new recipes and baking tips: […]

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Almond Paste Cookies

| April 1, 2011
Almond Paste Cookies

Little ones will enjoy helping make these colorful cookies If it’s a tradition in your family to dye eggs and make shaped cookies at Easter, your kids will love helping with these whimsical chicks and bunnies from Ann Clark Ltd., makers of cookie cutters for every occasion. These cookies have a rich and mellow almond […]

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Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave

| April 1, 2011
Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave

As much fun as it is to make fancy treats, sometimes simple really is better. This Easter, keep things sweet and simple when it comes to making desserts. These Easter Egg Treats are a fun twist on marshmallow crispy bars — the kids can help shape the eggs and sprinkle them with pretty toppings. It […]

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One-Pot Wonderful

| February 1, 2011
One-Pot Wonderful

Winter is perfect for casserole cooking Some call it casserole cooking, others the one-pot wonder. Regardless of what you call it, one-pot cooking is the quintessential fall and winter cuisine and it’s a favorite method of meal preparation for moms across America because of its ease of use and versatility. According to a recent NPD […]

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A Better Breakfast Fuel the body and energize the mind

| February 1, 2011
A Better  Breakfast Fuel the body and  energize the mind

You’ve probably heard the saying, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Or perhaps you’ve said it yourself. The reality is, while a lot of people say that eating breakfast is important, not very many are actually doing it. In fact, 93 percent of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal […]

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Hassle Free Supper to Savor

| January 1, 2011
Hassle Free Supper to Savor

THIS POT ROAST FEEDS THE SOUL AND STOMACH When there’s a chill in the air, cozy up to the table with dishes that feed the soul as well as the stomach. This melt-in-your-mouth Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Onions is a complete dinner with very little fuss. Onions and potatoes add a savory quality to […]

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Holiday Cranberries Versatile berries go beyond simple sauce

| November 1, 2010
Holiday Cranberries Versatile berries go beyond simple sauce

Celebrating the holidays means celebrating with food. You’ll be digging out old family recipes, scouring magazines and newspapers for new menu items, hosting or attending cookie exchange parties and scheduling entire days around “the big meal.” Most families have their favorite menu items — from turkey to cranberry sauce. But many of these ingredients can […]

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Cookie Tips

| November 1, 2010
Cookie Tips

Secrets to making perfect holiday cookies The holidays are fast approaching and chances are you’ll soon be receiving invitations to a cookie exchange or other requests for baked goods. Consider these simple tips for making homemade cookies you’ll be proud to share. •Get organized. “Before anything else, read the recipe thoroughly so there are no […]

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Go Bananas!

| August 1, 2010
Go Bananas!

Bananas aren’t just for breakfast or lunch anymore. By grilling this popular fruit, you can add a whole new flavor dimension to a dinner­time recipe and turn a basic dessert into something wow. Adding bananas to your summer grilling routine is a fun way to eat fruit. You can grill them in their peels while […]

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Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies

| August 1, 2010
Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies

Vegetables are an ideal canvas for a vast palette of sunny and internationally-inspired flavors, including fresh citrus juice, spices such as garlic and ginger, fresh herbs and pantry staples, like soy sauce and Swanson broth and stock. The experts at Campbell’s Kitchen have been hard at work creating a variety of versatile recipes that make […]

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“Grate” Burgers Off the Grill

| July 1, 2010
“Grate” Burgers Off the Grill

There’s nothing like the “grate” taste of a big, juicy burger hot off the grill during the summer cookout season. It’s no wonder that Americans’ love affair with burgers has been going strong for more than 100 years. Burgers always top the menu for every gathering from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and it wouldn’t […]

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New Ways to Enjoy Texas Grapefruits

| June 1, 2010
New Ways to Enjoy Texas Grapefruits

This sweet variety is sure to add a new twist to any recipe. We all know it is important to eat fruits and veggies, but just why is Texas citrus so healthy? The Texas grapefruit is fat free, cholesterol free, contains dietary fiber, is high in vitamins A and C and contains lycopene. The Rio […]

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The Solana Chef Shares tips

| May 1, 2010
The Solana Chef Shares tips

Chef Bradley’s Specialty: Meals that delight senior citizens The Solana at Cinco Ranch is a senior living community that has put fine cuisine and excellent food service front and center in its list of amenities.  Chef Bradley Montgomery, a graduate of the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. And director of dining and culinary arts […]

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