Author Archives: IWasBornToCook

Dec 1

Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes

Thanks to OXO for once again including us in Cookies for Kids’ Cancer! We love our new cupcake set, and especially love the cause it represents! We made these delicious cupcakes with this delicious cream cheese frosting. Perfect for the … Continue reading

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Nov 17

Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

This dish screams fall!! Delicious and comforting. Acorn squash has been one of our favorites this season…if you haven’t tried it yet, you need to! Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash adapted from Prevention RD 2 large acorn squash, halved … Continue reading

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Aug 24

Gemista

Happy Monday! And happy (or maybe not-so-happy) end of August! Summer is flying by and before you know it, there will be all things pumpkin and apple. Until then, I’m enjoying what’s in season and plentiful. This is one of … Continue reading

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Aug 10

Hamilton Beach Wave-Action Blender Giveaway!

Yes, it’s another giveaway! And what an exciting one this is! This product is terrific, and one lucky reader will be able to see that first hand 🙂 The Hamilton Beach Wave-Action Blender is perfect for all of your blending … Continue reading

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Jul 28

Arnold Bread “America’s Better Sandwich” Contest/Giveaway!

Arnold Bread is having a great contest that you should enter! Readers can submit their recipes HERE for the opportunity to win a grand prize of $25,000 – that’s a whole lot of dough! Additionally, the sandwich in each of … Continue reading

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Jul 16

Sesame King Tahini Giveaway!

Are you familiar with tahini? If not, this is the perfect time to try it…and if you are, even better! Tahini is a sesame paste made from hulled and roasted sesame seeds. High quality tahini pastes are made out of … Continue reading

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Jun 26

Strawberry, Basil & Goat Cheese Bruschetta

One of my favorite fruits this time of year is the strawberry. There is nothing better than a sweet, juicy, delicious one in the summertime! Even though they are so good in their natural state, sometimes your mood has you … Continue reading

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May 6

Warm Bean Dip

Hope everyone had a great Cinco de Mayo! We had a delicious lunch at work where people contributed their Mexican dishes. Everything was great! And I quickly realized I shouldn’t have halved my recipe… I couldn’t snap a pic fast … Continue reading

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Apr 30

Hamilton Beach FlexBrew 2-Way Coffee Maker Giveaway!

Hamilton Beach has a great new product and I was fortunate enough to test it, and even more lucky to give one away to a lucky reader! This 2-Way coffee maker is perfect for everyone…it’ll brew one cup, or a … Continue reading

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Mar 31

Lamb Chops with Mint Gremolata

With Easter coming up, I had to share this recipe. For most of my life, we’ve had lamb for the holiday, and I think this is an excellent way to prepare it! Not to mention, it’s super easy, for those … Continue reading

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