e-Meals 3-Month Meal Plan Giveaway and an OXO 5-Piece Container Set

My biggest AHA cooking moment came to me when I finally realized that if I actually planned out my meals for the week, much of the stress would in turn dissipate.  Many people detest the drudgery of meal prep, especially when it involves cooking for a family and keeping our meals diversified can be a challenge when there are picky eaters involved. What if I told you that you could win an eMeals 3-month “Classic Family Plan” subscription to help take the mystery and stress out of your meal prep? That’s right.  At the beginning of each … [Read more...]

Seriously Soupy: Lentil, Parsnip and Apple Soup

  It's Seriously Soup day today, featuring one of my favorite bloggers, Serena, who authors a blog called Seriously Soupy.  Serena started Seriously Soupy as a creative outlet for herself after her first daughter was born, which combined her passion for cooking with an interest in learning more about soups and soup making.  Since it started, she has given soup tours and taught soup classes and has a catalog of over 100 soups on the site!  You can join Serena on her Soupy journey at SeriouslySoupy.com and twice a month you can find her … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Sheila Lukins’ Entire ECookbook Collection

Sheila Lukins, celebrated cookbook author and PARADE food editor, writer and chef, inspired would-be chefs across the country with her creative yet easy-to-prepare recipes.  Sheila has often said that one of her greatest compliments was when a PARADE reader told her that preparing one of her recipes was like “having a friend in the kitchen.” My mother used Sheila Lukins’ cookbooks as her North Star in the kitchen.  In fact, when I went to clean out Mom’s bookshelves, I opened her treasured copies of Sheila’s “The New Basics Cookbook” and … [Read more...]

Introducing My Judy the Foodie in 3D

  It's been just over a year since I began this amazing culinary adventure. What a ride it's been!   I never expected My Judy the Foodie to have grown with such momentum. I simply imagined me struggling through Mom's recipes in my kitchen, writing about my experiences, hoping the story would resonate with someone. I never dreamed of opportunities where I'd be sitting across the table from Iron Chefs, judging food competitions, meeting tv personalities, writing reviews of some of my favorite kitchen products-- but, I've … [Read more...]