Giveaway: $150 Gift Card

Believe it or not, even though I live in NYC and am within walking distance to many housewares stores, I still continue to purchase many of my kitchen appliances on I find the site very easy to navigate and use.  Whatever item you're seeking, with a simple keyword search, you'll receive myriad suggestions with product pictures and amazing consumer reviews as well. When I was purchasing my slow cooker for a writing project, I spent days reading the candid consumer reviews and rating systems before I made my personal selection.  … [Read more...]

#Giveaway Cuisinart® Mini-Prep® Plus 3-Cup Processor

Now that one kid is back from sleep-away camp, the demands of home-cooked meals have been revived!  How can a mom say no to a kid that actually enjoys  home cooking? I will admit, during the 3 1/2 weeks he was gone, it certainly was not as much fun cooking for one.  I had a nice reprieve from the responsibility of planing and preparing meals. Last night my son and I lined up some recipes we decided we'd like to try to cook together and, I can't wait.  I miss having my little helper(s) in the kitchen. One of my most-used appliances in … [Read more...]

Bobby Flay™ @Kohl’s + $100 Gift Card Giveaway

With summer literally right around the corner, as a mom in New York City, I am so anxious to finally get behind the grill and try out some new recipes and old favorites. Of course my mom’s Flank Steak Marinade always tops my hit list but, I also like test-driving recipes I’ve dog-eared throughout the year. In summer I always experiment with a variety of light salads to compliment a grilled main dish. Towards the latter summer the salads actually come directly from my make-shift garden-- boasting whatever yield is ripe and ready for … [Read more...]

KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED! New Year, New the kitchen!   If one of your New Year's resolutions is to try to cook or bake more, you've come to the right place... In the past two years, I've invested in and upgraded my knives, blender, slow cooker, toaster oven, Tupperware, utensils.  And, I've never been happier.  Gone are the days of sawing through a piece of meat with a butter knife or toasting a piece of bread only to have it completely burnt on one side. While away over winter vacation last week, I attempted to make a … [Read more...]